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In July 2012, the African Union (AU) Assembly of Heads of State and Government, declared the year 2014 to be the Year of Agriculture and Food Security in Africa, marking the 10th Anniversary of the adoption of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP). The 10th Anniversary of CAADP is...
12 June, 2014, Rome -- With FAO Director-General, Jose Graziano da Silva, and a video message by WHO Director-General, Margaret Chan Malnutrition in all its forms (undernutrition, micronutrient deficiencies and overnutrition) places an intolerable burden on individuals and communities as well as on the cultural, social, economic and health...
WHAT:      PAA Africa and Institutional Markets Knowledge Sharing SeminarWHERE:    Hilton Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.WHEN:      Monday, 2 to 6 June 2014 (including a field visit to Hawasa, 270 km south of Addis Ababa)WHO:         H.E. Mr. Tefera Derebew, Minister of Agriculture, FDRE H.E. Ato Fuad Ibrahim, State Minister of Education, FDRE Mr Lamourdia Thiombiano,...
The WSIS+10 High-Level Event will be an extended version of the WSIS Forum. The Event will be held in the ITU Headquarters, Geneva from 10-13 June 2014 (9 June pre-events). It is designed to review the progress made in the implementation of the WSIS outcomes under the mandates of participating...
Agricultural finance institutions, and the policies, rules and regulations under which they operate, are lagging behind changes in the “real economy”. Recent years have seen significant innovations in certain countries but these are slow in spreading across borders or, for that matter, across institutions. In these circumstances, decision-makers in farmers’...
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