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9 May 2016, Johannesburg - The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have acknowledged the need to respect, protect and fulfill the fundamental human right to food and optimal nutrition in Africa.  During extensive deliberations at the Second Ordinary Session of the...
5 May 2016, Luanda - FAO has been providing technical support to Angola on the project “Spatial Planning of Aquaculture Zones in the Republic of Angola”. The project aims to facilitate investment and promote an effectively governed aquaculture development sector that is socially inclusive, equitable and environmentally responsible. The Government...
5 May 2016, Kigali - FAO Representative to Rwanda Mr. Attaher Maiga underscored the importance of linking social protection with agriculture and nutrition to help reduce poverty and hunger worldwide. “FAO, together with many other partners recognize that social protection measures are very much needed to be linked coherently with agriculture...
4 May 2016, Nyamey - FAO Representative in Niger, Mr. Lassaad Lachaal, launched "Zoom on the Dimitra Clubs in Niger" stressing the important role played by Dimitra Clubs* in the development of rural communities through information and gender-sensitive participatory communication. "The Dimitra Clubs are adapted to the context of rural areas...
Dakar, 4 May 2016 - Ministers from African countries North and South of the Sahara and their development partners are meeting in Dakar, Senegal, at a High-Level conference organized by the African Union to accelerate progress on the Great Green Wall - Africa’s largest rural development initiative. “A decade after the...