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UN Food Agencies’ chiefs to visit drought-hit Ethiopia
01 September 2017 - 04 September 2017
Visit to highlight hunger crisis, need for greater investments in resilience 30 August 2017, Rome/Addis Ababa – The heads of the three UN food agencies will visit Ethiopia to highlight the critical food and nutrition security situation. Consecutive climate shocks have resulted in back-to-back droughts, which have caused hunger to...
28 August 2017, Kampala - The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) José Graziano da Silva will make a three-day visit to Uganda from 29-31 August 2017. The visit aims to reaffirm FAO’s commitment to the Government and people of Uganda in their efforts...
News videos
28 August 2017
Recent videos produced by the FAO Regional Office for Africa on two meetings held in Accra, July and August 2017: World Experiences and Best Practices for Fall Armyworm Management in Africa - South-South Cooperation This video features FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Africa, Bukar Tijani and also captures the view...
21 August 2017, Addis Ababa - His Majesty King Letsie III of Lesotho, Special Ambassador for Nutrition of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), will be visiting Ethiopia from 21 to 24 August 2017 to highlight the link between nutrition and agriculture. Read here. 
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation (FAO) organizes a South-South Cooperation Fall Amyworm (FAW) Expert Technical Meeting on the theme Worldwide Experiences and Best Practices for FAW Management in Africa. The meeting will be held in Accra, Ghana, from 18th to 20th July, 2017. Fall Armyworm (FAW) has...