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25 March 2015, Johannesburg - The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), today launched a 4-year project that aims to create decent employment opportunities for young women and men in rural areas, through the development of rural enterprises in...
Liberia, 25 March 2015. Jeffery Manwean lives in Sehyikimpa in Nimba County, Liberia. He lost eight members of his family and was unable to harvest his crops because of Ebola. “My second daughter visited Ganta [Ebola hotspot] just south of the Guinea border for two weeks, against my advice. She...
25 March 2015, Lusaka. Following a visit to the Southern Province, this month, the European Union funded CASU Project has observed from the project beneficiaries in this dry spell period that Conservation Agriculture (CA) when properly applied increases crop resilience in times of drought. The southern plateau in Southern Province covers...
Accra, 20 March 2015 -- The Government of Ghana today made a multi-purpose office complex in Accra available to two United Nations Agencies - the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) – to facilitate their operations and accommodate staff in the country. This gesture...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, March 20, 2015 – The African Union Commission (AUC), and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), today jointly commemorated the International Day of Forests, at the African Union Headquarterin Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Speaking during the event, H.E. Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, Commissioner for Rural Economy and...
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