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17 May 2016  Lome - A set of sub-regional priority actions should be identified and integrated into the next FAO's plan for West Africa with the support of its partnerships. Technical experts from FAO specialized in programs for West Africa and strategic partners hold their annual meeting from 17 to 20...
17 May 2016, Ambovombe - Following the declaration of a drought situation in the region of the Greater South of Madagascar, the vulnerability of the rural population has reached an alarming level. A project for emergency agricultural rehabilitation of farming households and vulnerable producers has been implemented to allow them to...
11 May 2016, Nairobi – Stakeholders have committed to a robust plan of institutionalizing conservation agriculture in Kenya.  This will be achieved through interventions on commercialization, promotion of large scale adoption at national level and making agriculture attractive to the youth, especially as a form of employment. The two day First...
10 May 2016, Harare - Food control systems play a pivotal role in public health. An effective national food control system is essential to protect consumers’ health and to ensure fair trade practices. Hazards in the food supply chain can have serious public health and economic impacts. It is against this...
9 May 2016, Johannesburg - The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have acknowledged the need to respect, protect and fulfill the fundamental human right to food and optimal nutrition in Africa.  During extensive deliberations at the Second Ordinary Session of the...