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18 November 2014 – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Over 30 Ministers of Gender Ministries, Government Representatives, Members of Parliament, Observers from Women’s Groups, Civil Society Organizations, Academic Institutions, Media and Experts from other Organizations gather in Addis Ababa for the 9th African Regional Conference on Women(Beijing+20 Review), this week. 51 African...
  Lilongwe, 17 November, 2014: The Government of Malawi in collaboration with the United Nations and other partners, including Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), has launched a two-year project aimed at building the resilience of vulnerable communities to recurrent climatic shocks and enhancing their productivity to achieve food and nutrition security. Financial support...
  12 November 2014, Rome -- FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today appointed Jacques Diouf as Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa and the Sahel. In his new role, the former Director-General Jacques Diouf will focus on strengthening political commitment and advocating for the need of greater investments to improve...
13 November 2014, Malabo- Between 2014 and 2017, 4 million dollars will be invested in Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Equatorial-Guinea, Sao-Tome and Principe and in Chad. This is in connection with the implementation of a project entitled “Strengthening food security in urban areas in Central Africa through improved availability of locally...
  12 November 2014, Maputo – The Mozambique Minister of Fisheries, Mr Víctor Manuel Borges, and the Food and Agriculture Organization’s Assistant Director-General for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mr Árni Mathiesen, signed this Wednesday (12.11.) a Host Agreement of the South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Commission’s Secretariat. At the ceremony, Mr Mathiesen said...