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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...
12 June 2015, Windhoek - Effective food safety and quality management systems are essential not only for safeguarding the health and well-being of people, but also in fostering economic development and improving livelihoods. Senior government experts from southern Africa met at a workshop in Namibia to learn about a new...
25 March 2015, Johannesburg - The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), today launched a 4-year project that aims to create decent employment opportunities for young women and men in rural areas, through the development of rural enterprises in...
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