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FAO African Forestry and Wildlife Commission  Created in 1959, the African Forestry and Wildlife Commission (AFWC) is one of six Regional Forestry Commissions established by FAO to provide a policy and technical forum for countries to discuss and address forest issues on a regional basis. It meets every two years. ...
28 January 2016, Accra - The International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty (IPC) visited the FAO Regional Office for Africa from 27 to 28 January 2016, in Accra, Ghana. A major purpose was to discuss preparations for the 29th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Africa due to take...
FAO/USAID Meeting –12-13 January 2016, Nairobi The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), jointly with the Kenyan government,  will launch East Africa region’s implementation of the Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT-2) programme for Eastern Africa, on 12 January 2016, at the...
Transformer le travail des enfants dans l’agriculture en opportunités d’emploi rural décent pour les jeunes   Du 08 au 10 décembre 2015, l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) et le Centre de Formation de l’Organisation internationale du Travail (CIF-OIT) organisent à Dakar, Sénégal, un atelier d’échanges sur le...
The workshop will involve FFS experts from some 25 countries. The purpose of the workshop is to take stock of FFS expertise in the two sub-regions, exchange best practices and create institutional mechanisms to sustain FAO’s  work on FFS.  This work is important for the following reasons: (i)                  there is an ever-increasing demand...