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2 August 2016, Nairobi – FAO Special Ambassador Zero Hunger Europe, Carlo Petrini, met with Gabriel Rugalema, FAO Representative in Kenya, as part of his visit to the country (1-5 August 2016). He called on joining forces towards the provision of good, clean and fair food, while growing Kenya’s Ark...
28 July 2016, Rome - With only a few weeks before land preparation begins for the next main cropping season, some 23 million people in Southern Africa urgently need support to produce enough food to feed themselves and thus avoid being dependent on humanitarian assistance until mid 2018, FAO said today. A...
In Chad, as well as in other Central African countries targeted by the project “Improving urban food security in Central Africa through a better availability of locally produced food (GCP/SFC/001/MUL)”, funded by the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund (ASTF), the populations supported by FAO in collaboration with the national Ministry of...
18 July 2016, Rome - While agriculture remains the most significant driver of global deforestation, there is an urgent need to promote more positive interactions between agriculture and forestry to build sustainable agricultural systems and improve food security. This is the key message of the FAO's flagship publication The State of the...
16 July 2016, Kigali -The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has reiterated its commitment to support women with Labor Saving devices to be more productive in agriculture. Labor-saving devices are inventions that reduce the time and effort needed to perform or complete a task. Farm equipment, home appliances and construction equipment...