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World Food Safety Day
07 June 2019 - 07 June 2019
FAO and the World Health Organization (WHO) support global food safety and protect consumers’ health. The celebration of the World Food Safety Day is to raise awareness at all levels and to promote and facilitate actions for global food safety.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In line with SDG #17 “Partnerships for (achieving) the goals”, the workshop will serve as a platform for South-South and Triangular Cooperation by enabling the participants to learn from each other’s experiences (challenges and successful practices) on transforming food and agriculture.  With Sustainable Food systems and Agriculture...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The African Union Commission (AUC) and FAO support a common vision to create “The Africa We Want”. This is supported by the view that agricultural mechanization in Africa is an indispensable pillar for attaining the Zero Hunger vision by 2025, as stated in the Malabo Declaration of...
International Day of Biodiversity
22 May 2019 - 22 May 2019
The International Day for Biological Diversity is a UN international day for the promotion of biodiversity issues. The International Day for Biological Diversity falls within the scope of the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda's Sustainable Development Goals. Launch of the publication “Africa Regional Synthesis for the State of the World’s Biodiversity...
Praia, Cabo Verde. This forum is organized by the Government of Cabo Verde through the Ministry of Agriculture and Environment and the National Agency for Water and Sanitation (ANAS), the Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The forum aims to...