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13 to 15 April 2015, Koforidua, Ghana – FAO in Africa consolidates strategic partnerships with key regional, sub-regional and national stakeholders at an annual regional management meeting held in the rural neighborhoods of Koforidua, at about 80km north of Accra. The meeting themed ‘Partnering for Sustainable Impact at Country Level’ sought...
Kinshasa, April 16th 2015 -A pilot project aimed at promoting the rearing of edible insects and entomophagy has been launched in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  It is part of an initiative to set up a conducive framework for the sustainable production and development of edible insects, as well...
8 April 2015, Dakar, Senegal – Senegal held an International Seminar on social protection in Africa from 8 to 9 April 2015, organized by the African Union Commission (AUC), the Government of Brazil, UNDP, the Government of Senegal and the Institute Lula.  This high-level meeting aims at discussing the concept of...
9 April 2015, Lusaka, Zambia - Various stakeholders and the donor community were hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Zambia in a two day Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) Project Knowledge Sharing Event.   FAO presented the evidence that...
3 April 2015, Abidjan – As part of a 2 day-visit to Cote d’Ivoire, FAO Director-General Mr. Graziano da Silva attended the inauguration ceremony of third (3rd) edition of the Agriculture and Animal Resources Fair of Abidjan, SARA, 2015, at the invitation of Cote d’Ivoire’s Prime Minister, Minister of Economy,...