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26 June 2015, Harare – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA) have committed themselves to an enhanced and more structured collaboration as they support their respective Member States in the areas of agricultural development and international...
25 June 2015, Lofa County, Liberia - FAO’s integrated approach of reaching Ebola-hit farmers in Liberia’s Lofa County is bearing increased results not only in crop production, VSLA (village savings and loan associations) revitalization and education in Ebola prevention but the help is also uniting women in peacebuilding, palaver management...
23 June 2015, Maputo – Cassava is one of the most important staple food crops grown in tropical Africa. It plays a major role in efforts to alleviate the African food crisis because of its efficient production of food energy, year-round availability, tolerance to extreme stress conditions, and suitability to...
17 June 2015, Freetown -- The Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Honorable Almamy Kargbo has commended the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, (FAO) for its remarkable work and support to Sierra Leone’s agricultural sector.  During a visit to the FAO’s Country Office, last 17 June 2015,...
19 June 2015, Lusaka - The Asian fruit fly poses a serious threat to farming activities and requires an integrated approach to fight its effects. Asian fruit flies know no boundaries and easily spread, leaving a trail of destruction, thus any fight against it should not be by an individual...
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