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Au Congo, la célébration de l’Année Internationale des Légumineuses a été placée sous le haut patronage d'Antoinette Sassou Nguesso, Première Dame de la Républiquedu Congo. Organisé sous la forme d'une journée portes ouvertes, cet événement a mobilisé cinq ministres, plus d’une dizaine de conseillers du Chef de l’Etat,des élus locaux,des responsables...
Video: Swaziland - Responding to the drought Length: 6 Min 09 December 2016, Mbabane - The 2015/16 agricultural season was the driest that Southern Africa has experienced in 35 years. With 70 percent of the region’s population dependent on Agriculture for their livelihoods, the drought caused by a weather phenomenon called El-Niño...
7 December 2016, Maputo - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is holding a one-day seminar on December 8th in support of Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, in Maputo. The seminar, to be attended by an FAO multi-disciplinary team, government counterparts, partners and representatives of the Mozambican civil...
6 December 2016, Addis Ababa - The FAO Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa (SFE) promotes good practices on crop production and protection towards increasing production and productivity for improved food security and nutrition in the sub-region. FAO and the Regional Economic Commissions have reviewed existing strategies and developed a strategic framework...
6 December, 2016, Nigeria - Encouraging smallholder farmers to grow pulses and teaching them how to conserve the nutritious seeds is the best approach to promoting pluses. According to Elizabeth Mpofu, one of the six special ambassadors appointed by FAO to strengthen the campaign for this year’s International Year of Pulses...