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3 July 2014 Gicumbi District, North of Rwanda -- Quality milk is one of the most nutrient-rich natural beverages available in the world. Containing a healthy dose of at least nine essential vitamins and minerals, milk can be, quite literally, a lifesaver for populations suffering from an extremely nutrient-poor diet...
26 July 2014, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea - FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva today congratulated African leaders attending the AU Summit here for "raising the bar" in the fight against hunger.The continent's renewed effort to boost regional food security include strengthening the Africa-owned CAADP strategy for agriculture development by including...
26 June 2014, Mogadishu - Dominique Burgeon, FAO’s Director, Emergency and Rehabilitation Division (TCE) has today toured the agency’s new home in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.   FAO’s Head of Office a.i. in Somalia, Rudi van Aaken, said the expanded offices, soon to be opened in Mogadishu, will be the...
25 June 2014, Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) – At the 23rd session of the African Union Summit, the Egyptian Government renewed its commitment in support of African countries’ efforts to achieve food security and improve agricultural and rural development. A Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Egypt and the Food...
25 June 2014, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea – The FAO-managed Africa Solidarity Trust Fund today gave a green light to four new, continent-spanning projects at a ceremony during the African Union Summit, being held here this week. The President of Equatorial Guinea, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, a key supporter of the fund, UN...
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