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24 February 2016, Nairobi – Thirty-five experts from Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Egypt, Fiji, Haiti, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda, as well as from the African Union Commission and from international organisations such as IGAD, NGARA, ICRAF, SPC and FAO gathered in Nairobi to work out detailed plans for restoration activities in...
Koinadugu, 24 February 2016 - In the framework of its support to Ebola recovery, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) donated a 45 KVA generator worth USD 15  000 to the Koinadugu Women Vegetable Farmers’ Cooperative. The generator will be used to power the Cooperative’s 40 feet...
Freetown-Sierra Leone, 23 February, 2016 - Njala University has effective this 2016 academic year commenced the teaching of Food and Nutrition Security and the Right to Food (FNS&RtF) as part of its curriculum to empower its students to cope with recent trends in nutrition and food security issues. The introduction of...
Abiara-Esatop, 20 February 2016 - In Equatorial Guinea, wild mango or also called “andok” is imported from Cameroun or Nigeria or gathered from the trees grown naturally in the moist tropical forest. Thanks to the technical support of the FAO sub-regional project “Strengthening the contribution of non-wood forest products to food...
18 February 2016, Addis Ababa – FAO’s water and income diversification projects have become instrumental to tackle the negative impacts of El Niño induced drought for pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in the Afar Region of north eastern Ethiopia. FAO supports the Afar regional government’s effort to improve the livelihood of pastoral...