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5 June 2016, Rome - A groundbreaking international accord aimed at stamping out illegal fishing went into effect today and is now legally binding for the 29 countries and a regional organization that have adhered to it. The Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and...
3 June 2016, South Sudan -The UN Refugee Agency and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have distributed seeds and agricultural tools to 200 000 refugees and their host communities across South Sudan to help them become more self-sufficient in a country facing a serious food...
Sao Tome, 31 May 2016 – Representatives of the Education sector in Sao Tome and Principe met in a two-days training course about nutrition education and the use of pedagogical materials through school gardens, held by the FAO-Brazil consultant, Ms. Edilene Costa.   The main objective of the training was to...
May 31 2016, Mauritius - The Indian Ocean  Commission (IOC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) team up towards “Reinforcing Capacity to Mainstream Nutrition into  Agriculture and Food Security strategic Policies, Programmes and Investment Plans” of countries in the IOC sub-region and the Islands of...
May 2016, Rwanda - Rural women’s roles as active agents of economic and social change and environmental protection have been constrained in their roles as farmers, producers, investors, caregivers and consumers. They continue to face serious challenges as a result of gender-based stereotypes and discrimination that deny them equitable access...