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1 October 2014, Monrovia - The Liberian Ministry of Agriculture, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) together with sector partners embark on a most urgent joint two-week rapid field assessment mission on food security and livelihoods to Liberia’s 15 counties...
28 September 2015, Nairobi/Accra/ Bamako – The Directors and Senior Animal Health Officers of the African Union Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), the African representations of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) today are making a joint appeal...
26 September 2014, Washington, D.C. - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today stressed the need for controls on animal health to help curb the spread of Ebola and other infectious diseases dangerous to humans, during discussions hosted by U.S. President Barack Obama. The FAO chief joined leaders of the World...
25 September 2014, Accra  – According to the latest State of Food and Insecurity in the world (SOFI 2014), Progress in hunger reduction continues. Ghana, in particular, has made considerable progress towards achieving MDG1 target on poverty eradication and food security. Although the proportion of children under five years of age...
23 September 2014, Monrovia/Dakar/Accra – The Ebola epidemic is washing away years of progress and hard work. Savings consolidated over several years have been completely depleted due to the disease’s destruction of income generating opportunities. Without income, women in Lofa County have not been able to repay their debts for the...
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