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24 September 2015, Kabala Town (Sierra Leone) -- Thirty women groups attached to the Koinadugu Women Vegetable Farmers’ Cooperative benefited from high quality vegetable seeds of different varieties with support from FAO to enhance their production and depleted income. The seed distribution which was done in Kabala Town, Koinadugu District in Northern...
23 September 2015, Maseru – Adopting agricultural techniques that increase increasing food production at the homestead, healthy eating habits and improved food preservation techniques are a firm foundation for food security. In a bid to build such a firm foundation, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in...
21 September 2015, Maseru – Conservation Agriculture (CA) has proven to be one of the most efficient approaches to combat the negative effects of land degradation, which has led to a dramatic decline in agricultural production in Lesotho. Furthermore, rangelands that are not properly managed, decrease their feeding potential and progressively deteriorate....
16 September 2015, Bo District (Sierra Leone) - Over one thousand people that have been displaced by flooding in six villages of Bo District, South of Sierra Leone, are in urgent need of food, clothes, medicines and shelter to cope with the traumatized situation that has befell them. The flood victims,...
15th September 2015, Addis Ababa– The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched today the East Africa Consultation Workshop on improving small-scale fisheries (SSF) in the context of food security and poverty eradication. This event is organized by the FAO Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa (SFE) in...