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14 July 2015, Addis-Ababa – A high-level panel on Investments and Agribusiness for Food and Nutrition Security: Public and Private Sector Coordination took place in the margin of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (13-16 July 2015). The high-level panel, jointly organised by the Africa-Caribbean-Pacific (ACP) Group, FAO and...
13 July 2015, Accra – The FAO Regional Office for Africa has just released a new publication Highlights of FAO Results in Africa in 2014. It aims at illustrating, in the form of short stories, what has been achieved on the African continent in “Supporting Agriculture Development for a Hunger...
8 July 2015, Lilongwe, Malawi – The agriculture sector has a critical role in nutrition as a basis for food supply and healthy diets. A recent study on the Cost of Hunger (COHA) has revealed that Malawi loses 10.3 percent of its Gross Domestic Product every year due to under-nutrition,...
6 July 2015, Addis-Ababa – The 2015 Regional Overview of food insecurity in Africa has officially been promoted in Addis-Ababa by the FAO Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa in collaboration with the Government of Ethiopia. The Regional Overview report is an annual publication of FAO. In his keynote address, the President...
6 July, 2015, Rome – Two FAO projects have earned awards in an EXPO 2015 competition aimed at spotlighting best practices in sustainability in international food security work. The "Best Sustainable Development Practices" competition was organized by the Feeding Knowledge platform, an EXPO 2015 initiative that is promoting greater cooperation in...