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16 September 2016, Monrovia - The Government of Liberia (GoL) through the Ministry of Agriculture and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have signed the Country Programming Framework (CPF) to help guide Liberia’s agriculture sector for the next four years beginning 2016-2019  The Liberia Country Programming Framework, a...
12/09/2016 - Promoting dialogue, fostering partnerships and finding solutions for the challenges that pastoralists are facing: these are the goals of the Pastoralism and Transhumance Platform, a multi-stakeholder initiative launched in March 2015 by the government of the Central African Republic. At its second meeting in Bangui in June 2016, the...
9 September 2016, Nairobi – Africa’s progress in the area of nutrition cannot be denied, but it has been slow. Data show that the continent is now facing a triple burden of malnutrition, with the coexistence of undernutrition, micronutrient deficiencies and overweight or obesity within the same population. The daunting challenge...
2 September 2016, Seychelles - In his talks with President James Michel, the Director-General of FAO praised Seychelles for leading the Blue Growth initiative that is now featured in the Sustainable Development Goals and 2030 agenda as well as the African Union vision. The President congratulated FAO for the timely theme...
1 September 2016, Rome -- With fisheries and aquaculture emerging as transformational forces for African economies, more needs to be done to mitigate the impacts of climate change and illegal fishing on oceans and coastal communities. This was the key message FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva delivered to leaders at the African Ministerial Conference on...