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18 February 2016, Harare/ Bulawayo - The constant outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) dampens prospects for trade in meat and meat products as it places limitations on the level of competitiveness due to non-compliance with trade conditions thus preventing full participation in formal trade at regional and international...
15-16 February 2016, Abidjan –The Tunisian Minister of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries and President of the 28th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Africa, Mr. Saad Seddik, met with the Ivorian Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Mamadou Coulibaly Sangafowa, in the presence of a delegation from...
  A Zimbabwean subsistence farmer holds a stunted maize cob in his field outside Harare. FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations; FEWS NET - Famine Early Warning Systems Network; JRC - European Commission's Joint Research Centre;WFP - World Food Programme 12 February 2016, Rome - Southern Africa...
10th February 2016 - Kapiri Mposhi: The newly appointed European Union (EU) Ambassador and Head of Delegation to Zambia and COMESA, Alessandro Mariani visited the bloc’s funded Conservation Agriculture Scaling Up (CASU) Project Lead Farmers (LFs) in Makafu Camp of Kapiri Mposhi District as part of his familiarization tour. The tour...
9-10 February 2016, Abidjan - The USAID-funded EPT-2 programme launched this week will support 21 countries in West and Central Africa as part of global efforts to combat emerging and or re-emerging high impact infectious diseases, which threaten the African continent. It will also address relations between livestock and livelihoods...