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May 4, 2015, Accra (Ghana) – West and Central African countries gathered in Accra with the aim of supporting national capacities for developing risk-based drought management policies. In 2012, several United Nations entities requested UN-Water, through its Programme on Capacity Development (UNW-DPC), to begin a capacity development initiative to support countries...
30 April, Conakry -- The Government of Guinea, the World Bank and FAO have successfully started their activities aiming at reviving agricultural production and incomes of households affected by the Ebola outbreak. This joint initiative aims to reduce the negative impact of the epidemic on livelihoods and improve the nutritional...
23 April, 2015 Pretoria – Sub-Saharan African countries have adopted a   declaration on animal identification and recording, a move that is expected   to improve food security, livestock genetics and better flock management as   well as manage animal health and disease control. “By adopting the Pretoria Declaration on Animal   Identification and Recording Systems...
21 April 2015, Rome - Jars of cactus pear jam produced in Ethiopia thanks to a partnership between FAO and Italian food store Eataly have reached the shelves of the store in Rome. FAO and Eataly supported the women's cooperative from Ethiopia's Tigray region in producing over 1,500 kg...
13 to 15 April 2015, Koforidua, Ghana – FAO in Africa consolidates strategic partnerships with key regional, sub-regional and national stakeholders at an annual regional management meeting held in the rural neighborhoods of Koforidua, at about 80km north of Accra. The meeting themed ‘Partnering for Sustainable Impact at Country Level’ sought...
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