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1-5 June 2015, Accra, Ghana --The University of Ghana has partnered with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to hold a training workshop for academics teaching West Africa’s future nutritionists. Attending are 11 participants representing six Nigerian universities and 8 representing 4 Ghanaian universities/institutions with programs in...
01 June 2015, Pretoria – The Government of the Republic of South Africa, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), today officially launched the XIV World Forestry Congress (WFC), which will be held in Durban, South Africa from 7 to 11 September this year....
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...
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