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30 November 2015, Addis Ababa – FAO and partners launched a new regional project to improve the livelihoods and economy of rural population in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa during an FAO organized two-day meeting held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on the 30th November to 1st December. “Africa is...
30 November –1 December 2015, Lomé - According to the latest Africa MDG Progress Report, the number of African countries implementing social protection programmes almost doubled in only 3 years, from 21 in 2010 to 37 by 2013. Global and national consultations on the post-2015 development agenda – supported by the...
27 November 2015, Harare - Zimbabwe, like most developing countries, faces problems in discarding obsolete stocks of pesticides. It is estimated that half a million tonnes of obsolete pesticides are scattered throughout the developing world. These toxic chemicals, often stored outdoors in leaking containers, seep into the soil and water, posing...
26 November 2015, Kasungu – Nutrition education experts in Malawi have initiated a review of the country’s nutrition education curriculum to be incorporated in the curricula of Teacher Training Colleges. The review was made during a two-day national consultation workshop held in Kasungu from 16-17 November 2015 under the “Strengthening School...
25 November 2015, Liberia - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Liberia, the Ministry of Agriculture and the local implementing partner – Green Revolution Promoters (Green Pro), generated much happiness when they joined Ebola-affected farmers to launch the first harvest of improved rice varities in late...