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Southern Africa fall armyworm Stakeholders’ Meeting
30 November 2017 - 01 December 2017
“Partnerships for fall armyworm response – Safeguarding food security and livelihoods” Background The fall armyworm, a transboundary pest that is difficult to manage and first reported in Southern Africa in late 2016 continues to cause damage to maize and other crops in the region. Key concerns about the fall armyworm infestation are...
ECOWAS Parliament Session on gender
30 November 2017 - 01 December 2017
  With FAO Participation.    
22 November, 2017 - 24 November, 2017 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The regional meeting on agricultural biotechnologies in Sub-Saharan Africa will take place from 22 to 24 November 2017 in the AU Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This FAO meeting will be hosted and co-organised by the Government of Ethiopia. Background On 15-17 February 2016,...
The event will take place in Kigali on 21-22 November 2017. The meeting will converge Parliamentarians from committees or networks on Agriculture, Committee on Health, and Women/Gender committee from the Eastern Africa region.  The objectives of the meeting are:  -Enhance the understanding of parliamentarians of issues related the right to food, nutrition and...
8th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security
18 November 2017 - 18 November 2017
Commemoration of the 8th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security with Continental Symposium on Food Systems   Event Date: 18 November 2017 Country: Ivory Coast City: Abidjan THEME: Advancing Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition – Key for Harnessing Africa’s Demographic Dividend The main purpose of the ADFNS is to serve as a platform for rallying political...