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  WHO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Subregional office for Southern Africa WHAT: Technical Meeting to deliberate on Fall armyworm response in Southern Africa WHEN: 25 April 2017 (8:30am) WHERE: Aspire Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya Background The Fall armyworm; an invasive pest that was first reported in Southern Africa in December 2016 is...
25 April 2017, Accra - This cooperation agreement aims to define the modalities of collaboration between WAHO and FAO for the implementation of joint activities related to health (under One Health approach), food and nutrition security issues, particularly those regional in nature, in order to substantially improve the health and wellbeing...
  WHO:    ECOSOC WHAT:  Global Expert Meeting on Agriculture & Agro-industries Development towards Sustainable & Resilient Food Systems WHEN:  24 - 26 April 2017 WHERE: Elephant Hills Hotel, Victoria Falls. Zimbabwe   Agribusiness and agro-industry development is arguably the main pathway to sustainable poverty eradication at scale in Africa. The sector is critically important in ensuring...
WHO:     The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in collaboration with the African Union Commission (AUC), the NEPAD Planning and Coordination Agency (NPCA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) WHAT:    Southern Africa Training on the Malabo Declaration...
In Northeastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin, violence has driven millions from their homes and hampered access to agricultural lands and assets, creating massive humanitarian needs in an area already struggling with food insecurity, poverty and environmental degradation. Host communities, in particular, have been struggling for several years now...