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9 April 2015, Lusaka, Zambia - Various stakeholders and the donor community were hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Zambia in a two day Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) Project Knowledge Sharing Event.   FAO presented the evidence that...
3 April 2015, Abidjan – As part of a 2 day-visit to Cote d’Ivoire, FAO Director-General Mr. Graziano da Silva attended the inauguration ceremony of third (3rd) edition of the Agriculture and Animal Resources Fair of Abidjan, SARA, 2015, at the invitation of Cote d’Ivoire’s Prime Minister, Minister of Economy,...
2 April 2015, Abidjan - High-level authorities from 15 countries on Thursday pledged to collaborate on a global plan to wipe out forever the devasting animal disease known as ‘Peste des petits ruminants’ by 2030, a lethal plague for goats and sheep and the scourge of rural households in vast...
1 April 2015, Bamako/Rome - The government of Mali and FAO have launched the implementation phase of a $5 million project aimed at restoring the livelihoods of households affected by the armed conflicts and climate change in the northern part of the country. The move was announced by Mali's Minister...
31 March 2015, Abidjan, Ivory Coast - The world can definitively stamp out a plague that devastates sheep and goats, freeing hundreds of millions of rural families from one of the major risks to their food security and livelihood. FAO and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) will outline a...