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28 October 2015, Kampala — Nutrition can be a driver of change or a barrier to progress. According to the Global Nutrition Report (GNR), which has been presented in Kampala on the eve of the sixth Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security Conference (30 October), there is a need...
22 October 2015, Dakar – FAO takes part in a High-Level Conference “Feeding Africa–An Action Plan for African Agricultural Transformation” in Dakar, Senegal, from 21 to 23 October 2015. Convened by the African Development Bank (AfDB), with the support of the African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa...
19th September 2015, Addis Ababa – The Sub regional Coordinator for Eastern Africa and FAO Representative to AUC & ECA (SRC, SFE) had a meeting with His Excellency Mr. Erastus Mwencha, the Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission. The meeting is part of the overall effort to boost collaboration with...
19 October 2015, Johannesburg - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are expanding their operations in response to growing food insecurity as a result of poor harvests across much of southern Africa. There will be an estimated 27.4 million...
16 October 2015, Accra – A flag-raising ceremony to celebrate the 35th World Food Day was held in Accra today, in the premises of the Parliament House.                                              The event is observed every year around the world in member countries of the United Nations by people, institutions and civil society organizations committed...