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27 August 2014 - Mbabane, Swaziland/Rome - In a major effort to revitalize agriculture here, the government, the European Union and FAO have helped over 20,000 smallholder farmers produce more, higher-quality food and connect with new markets. Agriculture is on its way to become a key driver of Swaziland’s development. The...
Monrovia, August 25, 2014 - Ban Ki-moon's newly appointed-Senior UN Systems Coordinator for Ebola, Dr. David Nabarro, on a two-day visit in Monrovia, last week, said there is a need for urgent measures to be put in place to address “serious food security concerns” as being among actions of the...
Sao Tome and Principe, 21 August 2014- A delegation of experts from the Brazilian Agency for Cooperation (ABC), the National Fund for School Development (FNDE) and FAO met with representatives from the government of Sao Tome and Principe in order to discuss strategies for strengthening the local School Feeding Program. “We...
Monrovia, 21 August 2014 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Liberia, Karin Landgren, welcomed the arrival today of the Senior UN Systems Coordinator for Ebola, David Nabarro, who will meet with key partners in the Government-led fight against Ebola during his three-day visit. “The Secretary-General’s appointment last...
11 August 2014, Mogadishu-Victoria Mahé -- Somalia has become the latest nation to join the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), an intergovernmental fisheries management body mandated to manage the tuna and tuna like species of the Indian Ocean and its associated impacted ecosystem. The Horn of Africa nation, with one of...