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The Regional Conference for Africa hosts a multi-stakeholder discussion on African youth and development of agricultural sector with national and international organizations and research think-tanks working on these issues in the region. The event takes place on 21-22 March 2014 at Hôtel Carthage Thalasso, Tunisia. LinkRegional Conference for Africahttp://www.fao.org/about/meetings/arc28/en/ Richard Kimera from...
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), the Future Agricultures Consortium, and the Land Policy Initiative (LPI) of the African Union, the African Development Bank and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, are jointly organizing a multi-stakeholder...
January 10 2014, Nairobi – Somali’s working to rebuild theircountry’s reproductive sectors will for the first time showcase Somalia’s potential in a bid to attract foreign investment and spur an economic recovery. Once one ofAfrica’s powerhouses, leading in fruit and livestock exports, Somalia has suffered over two decades of war disease and...
Cities in Sub-Saharan Africa are the fastest growing in the world. By 2050, urban dwellers in Africa are projected to increase from 373 million to 1.2 billion and the proportion of urban dwellers in Africa projected to rise to 50 per cent by 2030. Across Africa, these urbanisation trends present...
Africa's vulnerability to climate change impacts have been underscored by the severe droughts experienced recently in the Sahel in 2012 and the Horn of Africa in 2011. All these bring into focus the serious impacts of climate change in the continent and highlighting the urgent need for adaptation as a...
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