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07 July 2016, Harare - Southern Africa is currently in the grip of an intense drought driven by one of the strongest El Niño events recorded in the past 50 years. Across large swathes of Zimbabwe, this year’s rainfall season has so far been the driest in recent years. In typical...
6 July 2016, Rome - Combined efforts to prevent further human suffering, strengthen resilience and safeguard livelihoods in the wake of El Niño's devastating effects worldwide must be rapidly ramped-up by governments and the international community, United Nations (UN) leaders said today. More than 60 million people worldwide, about 40 million in...
5 July 2016, Kigali - A 12-man delegation from the Ministry of Agriculture of Côte d'Ivoire conducted a week-long study tour to Rwanda as part of the FAO programme to promote exchange and sharing of knowledge among countries under the South–South Cooperation initiative. The team received first-hand experience on the...
July 05, 2016-Kigali-A 12-man delegation from the Ministry of Agriculture of Côte d'Ivoire conducted a week-long study tour to Rwanda as part of the FAO programme to promote exchange and sharing of knowledge among countries under the South–South Cooperation initiative. The team received first-hand experience on the best practices in...
4 July, 2016, Banjul – The Gambian Government and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), on 29 June 2016, signed a seventeen million two hundred and fifty two thousand dalasi (US$400,000.00) project designed to address the lack of accurate and reliable livestock data in the country....