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  12 November 2014, Maputo – The Mozambique Minister of Fisheries, Mr Víctor Manuel Borges, and the Food and Agriculture Organization’s Assistant Director-General for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mr Árni Mathiesen, signed this Wednesday (12.11.) a Host Agreement of the South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Commission’s Secretariat. At the ceremony, Mr Mathiesen said...
12 November 2014, Kigali, Rwanda – A three-day consultative process was launched in Rwanda today, aimed at identifying potential areas of action to ensure Sustainable Food and Agriculture (SFA) in this pilot country. The workshop is jointly convened by the FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI), together with...
11 November 2014 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) presented its Regional Programme in response to the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa to financial partners in Dakar on 31 October 2014. “FAO’s response is based on two crucial aspects: innovation and a multidisciplinary...
11 November 2014, Rome – Political leadership is critical in the fight against hunger, President of the Republic of Ghana John Dramani Mahama said today at FAO following a meeting with its Director-General, José Graziano da Silva. “Food security is a challenge for many countries and once we came together as...
Kenya, October 2014 --In many developing countries, women are the backbone of rural societies and play an important role in sustaining families and their communities through their contribution to agriculture. As noted in the State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) 2011 Report dedicated to Women in Agriculture, women could contribute to...