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FAO-ECOWAS PARTNERSHIP CONSULTATIVE MEETING _ 21 March 2017 - Lome, Togo At a courtesy visit made by the ECOWAS Commissioner for Agriculture, Environment and Water Resources to the FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Africa in February 2017, it was emphasized that the collaboration needs to be supported and facilitated...
16-17 March 2017, Accra - Mamadou Sangafowa Coulibaly, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, is on an official visit to the FAO Regional Office for Africa and Ghana. The aim of the visit of the Minister, who is also the Chair of the 29th African Regional...
6 March, 2017, Praia - The Sub-regional Consultation of the Portuguese Speaking African Countries (PALOP) on the implementation of the Rotterdam Convention has started today in Cabo Verde with participants and experts from Cabo Verde, Guinea Bissau, São Tome e Príncipe, Mozambique and Angola, as well as Brazil, Italy and...
Under the theme: The Challenges of Building Resilience to Shocks and Stresses   The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) and other partners in the food and nutrition security sector will officially launch the FAO Flagship...
International Year of Pulses
10 February 2017 - 11 February 2017
Official closure of the IYP2016 Burkina Faso will host the closing ceremony of the International Year of Pulses from 10 to 11 February 2017. Throughout 2016, the objective was to highlight the exceptional nutritional benefits of pulses to human diets, through numerous events, publications and other activities. The closing ceremony was announced...