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Harare, Zimbabwe, 26th November 2014 - The Government of Zimbabwe has launched the National Forest Policy Formulation Process, as the country starts to step up efforts to have proper guidance for the development of the sector. The National Forest Policy Formulation Process to take 12months is funded to the tune of...
25 November 2014, Livingstone - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) and the Governments of Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe have come together in a new initiative aimed at harmonizing approaches...
25 November 2014, Nairobi, Kenya - FAO together with key players in the rice value chain in Africa and high level government representatives have launched a comprehensive Programme for Rice Development in Africa for the benefit of rice farmers, national and international partners as well as private sector actors directly...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, November 2014 – Since the international community celebrated the International Year of the Quinoa,in 2013, the crop has been singled out by FAO for its high nutritive value, impressive biodiversity and agro-climatic adaptation, as well as the important role it could play in the achievement of food...
20 November 2014, Lusaka - FAO Subregional Coordinator for Southern Africa Mr. David Phiri and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Assistant Secretary General (Programmes) Ambassador Dr. Kipyego Cheluget met to discuss areas of common interest.  “FAO is already collaborating very well with COMESA under the Comprehensive Africa...