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Monrovia- June 14, 2016 - A national stakeholders’ dialogue on the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT) in the Context of National Food Security in Liberia, has adopted a proposed institutional framework on the implementation of the VGGT in the country. The three-day...
Kinshasa, 8 June 2016 – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is supporting the capacity building of the Post-harvest Unit for its organization and operation. A training session was organized in Kinshasa for 30 officials from the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Administration and the decentralized agencies...
8 June, 2016, Kigali - Success stories and lessons learnt are discussed at an event in the Rwandese capital, concluding a project on the improvement of food security in cross-border districts of Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda, in support of the modernization of agriculture under the...
5 June 2016, Rome - A groundbreaking international accord aimed at stamping out illegal fishing went into effect today and is now legally binding for the 29 countries and a regional organization that have adhered to it. The Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and...
3 June 2016, South Sudan -The UN Refugee Agency and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have distributed seeds and agricultural tools to 200 000 refugees and their host communities across South Sudan to help them become more self-sufficient in a country facing a serious food...