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29 May 2015, Accra, Ghana -- The FAO Regional Office for Africa joins the just concluded AfDB’s 50th Annual Meetings in paying tribute to outgoing President of the African Development Bank Group, Donald Kaberuka. FAO and AfDB have been keen on sharing ways the two agencies can renew their partnership and...
  A woman farmer in The Gambia shows a dry tuft of rice in a drought period. 27 May 2015, Rome - The number of hungry people in the world has dropped to 795 million – 216 million fewer than in 1990-92 – or around one person out of every nine, according...
22 May 2015, Elmina, Ghana - An African Soil Partnership consultation workshop was organised in Elmina, Ghana, from 20-22 May 2015 with the objective to identify regional priorities for sustainable soil management. Representatives from 35 countries in the region actively participated and planned the way forward of this partnership. According to...
21 May 2015, Malawi - Earlier this month, government and UN officials from Malawi and Mozambique came together as part of a three-day knowledge sharing workshop on the Purchase from Africans for Africa (PAA) programme. The workshop provided a platform for participants to deepen their knowledge and share important lessons...
12 May 2015, Freetown, Sierra Leone -- The Government of Sierra Leone through its relevant line-ministries has taken the leadership in the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) at country level. In an inter-ministerial committee meeting held on 12th of May 2015, key concerned...
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