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 19 November 2014, Kisumu, Kenya --The Government of Kenya and the Food and Agriculture Organization have launched a three year project today that aims to promote greater diversity in agricultural production and activities to improve nutrition and to offer better job prospects to young people in Kenya.  The launch was...
18 November 2014 – Kigali, Rwanda – The Government of Rwanda and FAO jointly launched a project to fight malnutrition and rural poverty, through increasing decent employment in the agricultural sector and improving the local poultry value chain. In Rwanda major programmes to improve livelihoods of the Rwandan, to mention a...
18 November 2014 – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Over 30 Ministers of Gender Ministries, Government Representatives, Members of Parliament, Observers from Women’s Groups, Civil Society Organizations, Academic Institutions, Media and Experts from other Organizations gather in Addis Ababa for the 9th African Regional Conference on Women(Beijing+20 Review), this week. 51 African...
  Lilongwe, 17 November, 2014: The Government of Malawi in collaboration with the United Nations and other partners, including Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), has launched a two-year project aimed at building the resilience of vulnerable communities to recurrent climatic shocks and enhancing their productivity to achieve food and nutrition security. Financial support...
  12 November 2014, Rome -- FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today appointed Jacques Diouf as Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa and the Sahel. In his new role, the former Director-General Jacques Diouf will focus on strengthening political commitment and advocating for the need of greater investments to improve...
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