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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...
The 4th Global Feed & Food Congress (GFFC), organized by the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF), with technical support by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will take place for first time on the African continent on 10-12 April 2013 in Sun City, South Africa.
What makes African governments invest in agriculture? This Future Agricultures conference brings together key figures from research, politics, donor organisations and civil society to ask: What motivates African governments to invest in different kinds of agricultural development? What influence do domestic politics, external donors and pan-African networks have? How successful can civil society...
FAO in collaboration with the Economic Community for West Africa States (ECOWAS), CILSS/AGRHY MET,  and Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS),  will host a regional workshop on “Agriculture Systems at Risk; priority Action towards Climate Change Adaptation” from 4 to 5 February 2013. The workshop will...
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