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August 31, 2015, Nairobi/Washington – Widespread acute malnutrition persists across Somalia and large numbers of people will be acutely food insecure through December 2015, following below average cereal harvests in crop dependent areas; poor rainfall in some pastoral and agro-pastoral areas; trade disruption in some southern urban areas due to...
1st September 2015, Addis Ababa -In response to direct demand from the region and within the evolving framework of a Global Assistance Programme to support the promotion and application of the Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries, FAO will hold an East Africa Consultation Workshop on improving small-scale fisheries in the context...
26 August 2015, Yaoundé– Cameroon's capital hosts two meetings that started on 24 August and which bring together about 40 participants, including Heads of Veterinary Services, Directors of laboratories and officials of epidemiological surveillance services from Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and...
19 August 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – It is widely recognised that ending hunger and malnutrition in Africa requires joint efforts and that partnerships are at the heart of FAO’s mission to help build consensus for a food secure world. This was said as Mr. Patrick Kormawa, the Sub-regional Coordinator...
12 August 2015, Nairobi - The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have agreed on a new framework in a bid to scale up efforts to end hunger in the East and Horn of Africa region by 2025. Estimates indicate that...
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