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14 December 2015,  The declaration of the end of the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone brought relief to the government and citizens, after a 72 week-long outbreak that has caused over 3 500 deaths and disrupted economic and livelihood activities. In order to help cushion the adverse effect of the outbreak...
28 October 2015, Kampala — Nutrition can be a driver of change or a barrier to progress. According to the Global Nutrition Report (GNR), which has been presented in Kampala on the eve of the sixth Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security Conference (30 October), there is a need...
6 October 2015, Malabo – The Government of Equatorial Guinea and FAO signed today a $31.5 million partnership agreement to promote agricultural development in Equatorial Guinea, over the next seven years. The new Partnership Programme, funded by Equatorial Guinea, will focus on the priorities contained in the country’s National Plan for...
24 September 2015, Kabala Town (Sierra Leone) -- Thirty women groups attached to the Koinadugu Women Vegetable Farmers’ Cooperative benefited from high quality vegetable seeds of different varieties with support from FAO to enhance their production and depleted income. The seed distribution which was done in Kabala Town, Koinadugu District in Northern...
25 June 2015, Lofa County, Liberia - FAO’s integrated approach of reaching Ebola-hit farmers in Liberia’s Lofa County is bearing increased results not only in crop production, VSLA (village savings and loan associations) revitalization and education in Ebola prevention but the help is also uniting women in peacebuilding, palaver management...
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