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FAO to help draft details of proposal

30 April 2012, Brazzaville – The creation of an African-funded trust fund to support food security in the continent was discussed at FAO’s Regional Conference for Africa, held last Read more »

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Congo Republic President makes vibrant appeal

27 April 2012, Brazzaville - Republic of the Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso has made a “vibrant appeal” for Africa to show solidarity with countries in the African Sahel Read more »

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Director-General addresses Regional Conference for Africa

26 April 2012, Brazzaville - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today that funding gaps to assist herders, agro-pastoralists and farmers in the ongoing rainy season in the Sahel Read more »

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United Arab Emirates donates facility for communication, knowledge sharing and e-learning

24 April 2012, Rome - An international media and knowledge centre was inaugurated at FAO headquarters today by His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister for Foreign Affairs Read more »

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President of Azerbaijan calls hunger one of the “greatest curses of the 21st century”

20 April 2012, Baku, Azerbaijan - Countries of Europe and Central Asia today unanimously reaffirmed their commitment to working together to promote sustainable rural development, tackle malnutrition and end hunger. Read more »