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20 March 2014, Addis-Ababa/Tunis - In 2003, at the African Union (AU) summit in Maputo, African leaders made bold commitments to support agriculture: pledging to allocate at least 10 percent of national budgets to agriculture, to adopt sound agricultural development policies and to achieve at least 6 percent agricultural growth....
20 mars 2014, Ouganda/Afrique de l’Est – Peter Longole avait il y a quelques années de cela, qualifié la vie d’insupportable. ‘’Je pouvais à peine subvenir aux besoins de ma famille. La vie pour un Karacuna – jeune guerrier – n’était pas du tout facile, une situation qui obligeait ma...
20 mars 2014, Addis-Abeba/Tunis - En 2003, au Sommet de l’Union africaine (UA) à Maputo, les dirigeants avaient tenu des engagements forts pour soutenir l’agriculture: promettant d’allouer au moins 10 pourcent des budgets nationaux à l’agriculture, pour adopter de bonnes politiques de développement agricole et pour réaliser au moins 6...
18 March 2014, N’Djamena/Boulangara, Kanem district – In 2009, when drought ravaged the Sahelian band, the Kanem district, located in the far west region of Chad at the border with Niger, was severely affected, leaving over 200,000 people in a state of food insecurity, that is, 20% of all households...
14  March 2014, Monrovia- A one-day working session for the validation of the baseline survey of the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) took place in Monrovia with forest sector partners from Liberia and Rome, Italy participating. Organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with...