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2 May 2016, Ouagadougou/Dakar - The Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS), with the technical and financial support of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has launched a technical Platform for the analysis and measurement of resilience of populations in the Sahel...
29 April 2016, Nairobi – FAO Sub-Regional Office for East Africa and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have signed a partnership agreement to coordinate cross-border efforts on animal health, trade and natural resources management coordination.  The programme will address community engagement on policy and investment as well as cross cutting...
29 April 2016, Johannesburg - Amid concerns over health and environmental risks associated with pesticide use, it is imperative for developing countries are to adopt more sustainable approaches to pest management practices. These practices ensure the safety of the people and the environment with reduced reliance on pesticides. An example...
27 April 2016, Accra – FAO Regional Office for Africa and the Ghanaian Ministry of Trade and Industry have launched a new regional project on improving food packaging for the small and medium agro-enterprise sector in ten countries of Sub-Saharan Africa (Ghana, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal,...
28 April 2016, Accra -- A study being conducted on Street Food Vendors (SFV) by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) within the Central Accra district has revealed that street food vending is mainly a sector run by women, that it is high in poverty pocket...