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27 November 2014, Harare – A US$4 million project to strengthen controls of food security threats and better manage plant and animal pests and diseases in the Southern African region was launched today in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare. The project is funded by the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund’s (ASTF), a unique initiative for...
26 November 2014 – Embu, Kenya:  The Food and Agriculture Organization in collaboration with the Governments of Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda launched the Eastern Africa project ‘Promoting Nutrition Sensitive Agricultural Diversification to Fight malnutrition and Enhance Youth employment Opportunities in Eastern Africa’.  The Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries endorsed...
Harare, Zimbabwe, 26th November 2014 - The Government of Zimbabwe has launched the National Forest Policy Formulation Process, as the country starts to step up efforts to have proper guidance for the development of the sector. The National Forest Policy Formulation Process to take 12months is funded to the tune of...
25 November 2014, Livingstone - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) and the Governments of Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe have come together in a new initiative aimed at harmonizing approaches...
25 November 2014, Nairobi, Kenya - FAO together with key players in the rice value chain in Africa and high level government representatives have launched a comprehensive Programme for Rice Development in Africa for the benefit of rice farmers, national and international partners as well as private sector actors directly...
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