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23 May 2016, Lusaka- The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) held a bilateral meeting with the Vice President, H.E Inonge Wina, who was represented by Honourable Lazarous Chungu Bwalya, the Deputy Minister in the Vice President’s Office. The meeting came ahead of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) Annual meeting and...
Nairobi, 23 May 2016 – Pastoralism can be environment-friendly and can also be a source of sustainable production.  An animated debate by key-players in the livestock sector demonstrated pastoralism’s ability to promote healthy ecosystems in the face of climate change and diminishing pastoral lands, showing that common pastures are potential...
23 May 2016, Lusaka- The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) held a bilateral meeting with the Vice President, H.E Inonge Wina, who was represented by Honourable Lazarous Chungu Bwalya, the Deputy Minister in the Vice President’s Office. The meeting came ahead of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) Annual meeting and...
20 May 2016, Accra - The FAO Regional Office for Africa has welcomed the imminent coming into force of the legally binding Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA) which will allow coastal nations to deny port entry and services to foreign vessels suspected of illegal fishing. Too often, African nations lack the...
19 May 2016, Johannesburg - Addressing micronutrient deficiencies and malnutrition requires integrated and comprehensive interventions in agriculture, food systems, public health, education and social protection. Food insecurity and malnutrition continue to be a major challenge for African countries, with Sub-Saharan Africa having the highest prevalence of hunger. One in four persons...