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In Chad, as well as in other Central African countries targeted by the project “Improving urban food security in Central Africa through a better availability of locally produced food (GCP/SFC/001/MUL)”, funded by the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund (ASTF), the populations supported by FAO in collaboration with the national Ministry of...
Since its launch in Chad in January 2015, the sub-regional project “Improving urban food security in Central Africa through a better availability of locally produced food (GCP/SFC/001/MUL)”, funded by the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund (ASTF), is progressing steadily. Through the practice of organic farming and diversification of agricultural production in Chad,...
08 July 2016, Mutare - The need to diversify livelihood strategies has become increasingly important as effects of climate change continue to contribute to erratic weather patterns and global shocks such as the current El-Niño phenomenon. In Zimbabwe, consecutive bad farming seasons have seen some rural populations shifting from conventional...
14 June 2016, Walvis Bay - Sustainable agriculture and natural resources management have the potential to make the southern Africa food secure and support a vibrant economy. However, food safety threats constrain the subregion from achieving its full potential. A project - funded by the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund (ASTF) - working on...
21 April 2016, Addis Ababa - High levels of food insecurity and malnutrition affects Ethiopia’s Somali Region despite general long-term improvements in the overall food security situation of the country. The impacts of recurrent droughts, climate change, environmental degradation and insufficient livelihood options have trapped rural communities in a perpetual cycle...
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