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Joint FAO-UNICEF-WFP News Release29 June 2016, Juba - Up to 4.8 million people in South Sudan - well over one-third of the population - will be facing severe food shortages over the coming months, and the risk of a hunger catastrophe continues to threaten parts of the country, three UN agencies...
29 June 2016, Malawi – The Government of Malawi says the review of the School Health and Nutrition (SHN) Strategy and Guidelines would improve coordination and implementation of activities among players across the country. The national SHN program is currently in the process of reviewing its Strategic Plan and Guidelines –...
28 June 2016, Addis Ababa – The African Union Commission (AUC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have reached a new milestone in the implementation of the  2014 AU Malabo Declaration on Agricultural Growth and Transformation through a new project titled, “Ending Hunger in the Horn of Africa: Moving...
24 June, 2016, Abuja - A critical stakeholder meeting took place in Abuja, Nigeria, from 6 to 10 June 2016, to validate a new proposed Food Safety and Quality Bill and an institutional reform for the management of food safety in Nigeria. Nigeria, one of the most populous and the first economic...
Dakar/Accra, 23 June 2016 – Massive population displacements and insecurity in the Lake Chad basin are putting livelihoods and food security at high risk. In northeast Nigeria alone, the impact of the conflict on agriculture is estimated at USD 3.7 billion due to livestock losses and reduced agricultural production, destruction...