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23 June 2016, Rome - Cape Verde joined the Port State Measures Agreement today, as President Jorge Carlos Fonseca personally delivered his country’s ratification papers for the treaty to FAO in a visit to Rome. FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva lauded that as “excellent news” and invited the head of...
21 June 2016, Zanzibar – The Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar in partnership with the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have launched a US$ 3.2 million aquaculture project that will run for three years. The initiative will see the development...
20 June 2016, Ethiopia - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is implementing a progressive control program against Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) in the lowlands of Ethiopia. Under the EU funded-project “Pursuing Pastoral Resilience through improved animal health service delivery in pastoral areas of Ethiopia”, efforts aiming at building...
20 June 2016, Addis Ababa – FAO and the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) jointly organized a two-day workshop in the Ethiopian capital to discuss the potentials, challenges and opportunities for the set-up of an African Centre of Best Practices (ACBP) to serve as a platform for promoting and catalyzing...
20 - 22 June 2016, Addis Ababa - The FAO Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa (FAOSFE) and the Seeds and Genetic Resources Team of FAO’s Plant Production and Protection Division (AGPMG) organized a workshop to enable Eastern African countries assess where they are in the process of development and implementation...