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Monrovia, 21 August 2014 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Liberia, Karin Landgren, welcomed the arrival today of the Senior UN Systems Coordinator for Ebola, David Nabarro, who will meet with key partners in the Government-led fight against Ebola during his three-day visit. “The Secretary-General’s appointment last...
11 August 2014, Mogadishu-Victoria Mahé -- Somalia has become the latest nation to join the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), an intergovernmental fisheries management body mandated to manage the tuna and tuna like species of the Indian Ocean and its associated impacted ecosystem. The Horn of Africa nation, with one of...
Accra, 5 August 2014 -- A broad coalition of agriculture experts in West and southern Africa met in Accra, Ghana to build linkages that will enhance safe and sustainable food security at a national, regional and global level. The workshop, convened by the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC www.ippc.int) Secretariat, the Food...
Interview with Dominique Di Biase, Officer in charge of relations with partners at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and focal point for Kingdom of Belgium, Swiss Confederation, the United Kingdom, multi-stake holder partnerships, and the United Nations (UN). In a context of population growth and scarce resources,...
25 July 2014, Rome - The United Nations today called on the international donor community to renew a commitment to fight hunger and food insecurity in the Sahel by protecting and strengthening the resilience of the poor and very poor families in the region. Various factors, including the impacts of several...
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