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19 August 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – It is widely recognised that ending hunger and malnutrition in Africa requires joint efforts and that partnerships are at the heart of FAO’s mission to help build consensus for a food secure world. This was said as Mr. Patrick Kormawa, the Sub-regional Coordinator...
12 August 2015, Nairobi - The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have agreed on a new framework in a bid to scale up efforts to end hunger in the East and Horn of Africa region by 2025. Estimates indicate that...
10 August 2015, Accra – The 11th World Assembly of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) opens today in Accra, with the aim of increasing international solidarity and cooperation needed to bridge the regulatory and other gaps that prevent community radios to play their role in development. The 4-day...
3 August 2015, Addis Ababa - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the African Union Commission (AUC) on the implementation of the Regional Initiative on Resilience in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa. The initiative will establish effective knowledge...
30 July 2015, Harare - Increasing demand for agricultural produce to feed a growing population, puts pressure on smallholder farmers to use chemical inputs – including pesticides - to increase productivity. However, the benefits that agrochemicals bring, has to be weighed against the risks they pose to the health of...
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