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Sharing Knowledge on Greenhouse Gas Emission

Accra, 30 January 2014 - Interagency coordination and more exchange of experiences of good practices among member countries are important to address climate change and develop strategies for mitigation of...

31 January 2014
FAO welcomes historic commitment to end hunger in Africa by 2025

31 January 2014, Addis Ababa/Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today welcomed a breakthrough commitment by African heads of state to end hunger on the continent by 2025. “This...

31 January 2014
Agriculture ‘engine of growth’ that Africa needs

29 January 2014, Addis Ababa/Rome – Agriculture must become the engine for growth that Africa needs to eradicate hunger and boost sustainable food production, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva...

29 January 2014
Senegal nears first victory in war on tsetse fly

10 January 2014, Dakar/Rome/Vienna - A campaign against the tsetse fly, a pest that transmits a disease that devastates livestock, in the Niayes area near the capital Dakar has radically reduced...

10 January 2014
FAO warns of potential food security crisis as security situation in the Central African Republic worsens

Rome, 31 December - Despite security challenges in half of the prefectures, farmers in the Central African Republic are counting on the next agriculture season to restore their food production...

31 December 2013