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  A Zimbabwean subsistence farmer holds a stunted maize cob in his field outside Harare. FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations; FEWS NET - Famine Early Warning Systems Network; JRC - European Commission's Joint Research Centre;WFP - World Food Programme 12 February 2016, Rome - Southern Africa...
10th February 2016 - Kapiri Mposhi: The newly appointed European Union (EU) Ambassador and Head of Delegation to Zambia and COMESA, Alessandro Mariani visited the bloc’s funded Conservation Agriculture Scaling Up (CASU) Project Lead Farmers (LFs) in Makafu Camp of Kapiri Mposhi District as part of his familiarization tour. The tour...
9-10 February 2016, Abidjan - The USAID-funded EPT-2 programme launched this week will support 21 countries in West and Central Africa as part of global efforts to combat emerging and or re-emerging high impact infectious diseases, which threaten the African continent. It will also address relations between livestock and livelihoods...
9 February 2016, Rome - Under the lead of the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations system is mobilizing a coordinated response to Zika aimed at minimizing the threat in affected countries and reducing the risk of further international spread. "FAO with its resources and expertise, is ready to do...
Internally displaced women seeks refuge from the ongoing violence in the swamps of Unity state, cooking her last supply of sorghum. Joint FAO-UNICEF-WFP News Release8 February 2016, Juba - South Sudan is facing unprecedented levels of food insecurity, as 2.8 million people — nearly 25 percent of the country's population — remain in...
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