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Regional Office for Africa of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), is organizing a four-day Regional Management Meeting at La Palm Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana from 16 to 19 February 2009. The overall objective of the meeting is to agree on basic principles upon...
3 February 2009 - Representatives of over 80 countries have made significant progress in negotiating a binding international agreement aimed at closing ports to ships involved in illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. Following five days of talks chaired by Brazil's Fabio Hazim last week at FAO's headquarters, the...
30 January 2008, Rome - Almost all of Gaza's 13 000 families who depend on farming, herding and fishing have suffered damage to their assets during the recent conflict and many farms have been completely destroyed, FAO said today. Destruction caused to the agricultural sector has worsened ongoing problems of...
15 December 2008, Sirte, Libya - Water management is "a key element" in food security, FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf told a ministerial conference on Water for Agriculture and Energy in Africa: the Challenges of Climate Change which opened here today.The conference is organized by FAO, as the Chair of UN...