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   South Africa - Johannesburg, 29 October 2014 – Last week, the African Union Commission and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) engaged in a two-day High-level Consultative meeting with key stakeholders to identify ways and means to expand the current and future Post Harvest Losses (PHL) reduction initiatives in response...
29 October 2014 Cotonou, Benin – Following the recommendations of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) meetings, the Africa Union and the declarations of the AU Heads of States and Governments Summit, the FAO has embarked on the preparation of a regional programme for the development of rice...
The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak has claimed over 4,800 lives and continues to claim many lives across West Africa. Liberia alone accounts for the highest rate of infections and deaths. The epidemic is severe to a point that every sector of the economy is being affected. Farmers, forest users...
Background In Dangarandove - a dry, thorny, remote village about 200 km south of Zimbabwe’s capital Harare, Florence Murairwa, a mother of 5, is an innovative woman who values nutrition and food security for her family. Florence is leading a group of like-minded women in successfully transforming an abandoned piece of...
By Rodgers Mwandira, family farmer from Mzimba, Malawi I’m 42 years old and married to Harriet who is 41 years. I have seven children – four girls and three boys, the first born being a 23-year-old daughter and last born is a son, aged four. I’m from Mswamphira village, in Traditional...
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