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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...
Awassa, Ethiopia 11 March 2015. The months of February and March in Ethiopia are significantly warm and dry. In the lowland parts of the southern region, it is most of the time very dry with severe water shortage. On the sidelines of the national farmers’ day organized every year to...
19 March 2015, Harare – The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) today launched a $72 million four-year programme which aims to increase agricultural productivity, increase incomes, improve food and nutrition security, and reduce poverty in rural Zimbabwe.  The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), GRM...
18 March 2015, Lilongwe, Malawi – An innovative multi-sectoral initiative aimed at sustainably strengthening Malawi’s national School Health and Nutrition (SHN) programme has been signed by the Governments of Malawi and Brazil together with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The USD500, 000 project (Strengthening School Nutrition...
17 March 2015, Dodowa, Ghana- Experts from 21 countries from Central and West Africa will be trained in Dodowa, Ghana, in a 12-day Training workshop on Digital Soil Mapping for Western and Central African countries. The workshop, organized by FAO from 16-27 March 20, follows a similar one for East and...