Subregional Office


 for Eastern Africa (SFE)


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Information Resource Center

Services and Collections


The majority of documents in the main collection are FAO publications and documents. There are also documents and/or publications of International Organizations, UN Agencies, Government Bureaux, and the like.

The nature of most of the materials are monographic serials, monographs, project documents/reports. There are also materials in Multimedia: CD-ROMs as well as audio visuals.

Presently, the total collection stands at about 8,000.


  • Providing essential information, data and reference for FAO staff,
  • Providing and assisting FAO Staff, and the public (post-graduate students, research workers, etc.) to have access to documentation, source material and information,
  • Provides Internet access to the Organization online/electronic information recourses,
  • Support to disseminate information on agriculture and food security through the World Agricultural Information Centre (WAICENT)

Opening Hours

The SFE Information Resource Center is open to the public:

Monday and Wednesday (13:30 pm – 17:30 pm)
Tuesday and Thursday (8:30 am – 12:30 pm)

Contact Us

Information Resource Center
Subregional Office for Eastern Africa (SFE)
P.O. Box 5536
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tel: 251-11-5517230
Fax: 251-11-515266

Information Ressource Clerk: Selamawit Dagne