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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...
15 May 2015, Harare – With stronger capacity to design and implement trade policies and strategies, Southern African countries can better leverage trade as a means to reducing poverty and improving food security. Additionally, countries on the continent may be better equipped to negotiate trade agreements to support agricultural and...
13 May 2015, Fengehun Village, Bo District -- Earlier this month, Dr. Gabriel Rugalema, FAO Representative in Sierra Leone, handed over building materials for the construction of a poultry breeding farm to members of the Holima Agriculture Business Centre in Fengehun Village, Bo District.  The construction of this farm is part of FAO’s continued...
06 May 2015, Namacurra, Mozambique - Farmers in Zambézia and Sofala provinces of Mozambique lost both crop and household property after floods hit the country in January this year. The loss of some work tools meant that it would take longer and require more resources for the affected farmers to...
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