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Surveillance system and National MNV for Congo’s Basin Countries

7 March 2014,Cameroun- With technical support from FAO, Brazil and the countries of the COMIFAC organize an exchange meeting on national forest monitoring systems through satellite remote sensing and geographic...

07 March 2014
Zambia, EU, and FAO launch conservation agriculture project

4 March 2014,Lusaka – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) with financial support from the European...

04 March 2014
ECOWAS, FAO and partners meet on Zero Hunger Initiative for West Africa

24 February 2014,Accra – ECOWAS, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other partners, has launched the West Africa Zero Hunger Initiative which...

24 February 2014
South-South Cooperation improves food security in Ethiopia

18 February 2014 ,Ethiopia- The South-South Cooperation Program (SSCP) is improving agricultural production and food security in Ethiopia, asserted the Ministry of Agriculture and FAO this month. In a review workshop...

18 February 2014
Empowering Cassava Value Chain Actors to Contribute to Increased Food Security

14 February 2014, Winneba, Ghana – Ghana and FAO have launched a Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) on cassava to enhance food security and incomes in selected cassava growing areas in...

14 February 2014