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24-25 May 2016, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania - Workshop on Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, at Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology.   In conjunction with several partners, FAO is organizing a series of training workshops across Asia and Africa focused on access to research in agriculture and...
The second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) will take place at UNEP headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya (23-27 may 2016) under the overarching theme of Delivering on the environmental dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Assembly, which represents the world’s highest-level decision-making body on the...
What: 9th RAF West Africa Team MDT meeting Where: Lomé, Togo When: 17 to 20 May 2016.   Theme: Accelerated agricultural growth and transformation in the context of emerging global and regional trends.   Background: The Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) of FAO in West Africa meeting is an annual event that brings together FAO and...
MEDIA NOTE                                                                                            Friday, May 6, 2016 U.S. Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome http://usunrome.usmission.gov U.S. Ambassador to the UN Food and Agriculture Agencies to lead journalists on a visit to Madagascar ROME – Ambassador David Lane, the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Agencies in Rome, will travel to Madagascar from...
First Great Green Wall Conference
02 May 2016 - 07 May 2016
What:  1st Conference on the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative (GGWSSI)  When:   2 - 7 May 2016 Where:  King Fahd Hotel, Dakar, Senegal Who: Organized by the African Union Commission in collaboration with the Permanent Inter-State Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS), the Food and Agriculture...