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8 November 2016 - Dakar - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), jointly with WHO, OIE, ECOWAS and WAHO promotes a holistic and multidisciplinary approach to advocate for the much needed One Health initiative in the West African region. For FAO, the One Health approach is a...
7 November 2016, Accra/Dakar – Country-driven agricultural censuses are set to begin shortly in Africa to gather statistics on the agriculture sector. To support the process, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), with the support of the Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Analyse Economique (ENSAE), is...
07/11/2016 An increasing number of South Sudanese will continue to face difficulty in meeting daily food needs in the coming months despite harvests, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization has warned. The end of the lean season and start of harvests in South Sudan are traditionally associated with a reduction in food...
3 November 2016, Accra – One Health Day is a day of declaration and action to bring global attention to the crucial need and benefits of using transdisciplinary approaches to complex health challenges involving animals, people, and their shared ecosystems. Recent outbreaks of West Nile Virus, Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever, SARS, Monkeypox,...
2 November 2016, Kigali – FAO and partners from the Eastern African sub-region met in a workshop held from 2 to 3 November 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda, to deliberate and agree on key issues relating to enhancing investments in climate-smart agriculture. The FAO organized-workshop It brought together representatives from Ministries of...