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January 16, 2017, Djibouti – About 12 million people across Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are facing food and livelihoods insecurity, as farming families struggle with the knock-on effects of multiple droughts. Failed rains, rising debt, poor terms of trade for livestock owners, and low milk and meat production are affecting...
12 January 2017 – Germain Dasylva, FAO Representative in Côte d’Ivoire, met with Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President, at the Bank Headquarters to present his credentials in his capacity as FAO Representative to AfDB. The meeting took place within the context of strengthening the long-standing partnership between FAO and AfDB and...
In the vast agricultural spread of northeastern Nigeria, violence and disruption has put the food security and livelihoods of millions of people at high risk. In order to prevent a further deterioration of the situation, FAO is working with the Government of Nigeria to provide immediate and durable assistance to protect...
 Au Gabon, la croissance démographique et la forte urbanisation accroissent les besoins en produits alimentaires, notamment  ceux issus de l’élevage, alors que ce secteur reste faiblement développé dans le pays. Selon les chiffres officiels, le pays importe 96% de ses besoins en produits animaux  et face à l’augmentation de la...
19 December, Swaziland - Ndabenhle Simelane is a hardworking farmer who lives with his two wives and ten children in the Manzini region of Swaziland. He breeds chickens and plants crops on this plot of land that he inherited from his Father. Today he is welcoming Mazwi Dlamini, an agricultural...