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25 April 2019, Marrakesh – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), together with the continent’s key development partners, gathered in Morocco to recalibrate its efforts in ramping up the gains towards achieving regional and global development goals. The Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (Regional Forum), convened...
17 April 2019, Arusha, Tanzania – Recognizing the slow progress in improving the food security and nutrition situation in Eastern Africa, parliamentarians from nine Eastern African nations have pledged to urge their governments to intensify their battle against food insecurity, malnutrition and hunger by enacting sound legislation and allocating adequate...
Workshops on monitoring food security, 28-29 November, Kigali In September 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Commitment to eliminate hunger and malnutrition was placed at the center of the New Agenda and well reflected in the SDG 2 (End...
17 November 2016, Rome -- Recognizing the disproportionate burden that climate change places on small island developing states (SIDS), FAO will support six African island nations in their efforts to make their agriculture more resilient to climate shocks and boost economic development, the agency said today. The $1.5 million project --...
19 October 2016, Rome - FAO and the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) have joined forces to increase job and business opportunities for young people in rural areas of Benin, Cameroon, Malawi and Niger through a $4 million grant made available by the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund. The agreement signed today by FAO Director-General José Graziano...
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