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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...
National Farmers' Day, Ghana
04 December 2015 - 04 December 2015
FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Africa, Mr. Bukar Tijani, is due to attend Farmer's Day 2015, Ghana (national holiday). Awards will be granted for outstanding contributions to the work of the Organization on the occasion of its 70th Anniversary (2015). http://mofa.gov.gh/site/?page_id=6722   http://www.fao.org/70/1955-65/en/ 
African Commission on Agricultural Statistics
01 December 2015 - 04 December 2015
  1-4 December 2015, Kigali, Rwanda AFCAS brings together senior statistics officials from FAO member countries of the African continent, who are responsible for the development of agricultural statistics in their respective countries. They review and exchange ideas on the state of food and agricultural statistics in the continent and advise member...