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15 March 2015, Durban – A 3-day meeting of management and experts from the Food and Agriculture Organization’s southern Africa subregion concluded with a call to prioritize broad based partnerships and build synergies to provide countries with effective and efficient support in the Agriculture sector. In an annual event designed to...
Dakar, 16 March 2015 - The Permanent Interstates Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS) and its partners released a report on the current food security situation in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The latest harvest has improved the current access to food, while the lifting of movement restrictions in...
13 March 2015, Dodowa, Ghana - About 14 research and extension workers from Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Niger, Senegal, Chad, Togo and Ghana attended a 5-day workshop at Dodowa in the Greater Accra Region (Ghana), from 9 to 12 march 2015. The regional training workshop, organized by FAO, focused on crop research...
Kampala , Uganda, 6th March 2015 – Under the theme “Focusing FAO Work for Effective Delivery",  a three day-meeting brought together FAO Representatives from Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda, and technical experts from the respective country offices and the  Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa, based...
2 March 2015, Quelimane – “My house has been flooded. I couldn’t take anything out of the house. My pots, my clothes and blankets, everything disappeared with the water” says Admira Maurício, 29, a single mother from Nicoadala District in Northern Mozambique. Her mud house easily collapsed under the unrelenting rain...