04 Jun 2010 - Lilongwe, Malawi
While this year’s World Press Freedom Day came and went with no sign that the long-awaited Access to Information Bill would be discussed by Parliament and passed into law, the [...] (FAO) CountrySTAT initiative [...] shows that it is possible to provide vital statistical information in the absence of an [...]
31 May 2010 - Lusaka, Zambia
CountrySTAT programme provides the power needed by policy makers to make informed decisions in order to improve food security. It will contribute to the country’s efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goal of reducing hunger and poverty, which is also central in both the Sixth National Development Plan (SNDP) and [...]
16 May 2010 - Dakar, Sénégal
In view of the oncoming launch of CountrySTAT Sénégal, on 20 May 2010 the CountrySTAT coordinators will hold a press conference at the Direction de l’analyse et des prévisions statistiques (DAPS), Dakar, to present challanges and goals of the project.
07 May 2010 -
According to Mr Paul N'Goma Kimbatsa, Lead Technical Officer of CountrySTAT and representative of the Direction of FAO Statistics Division, if governments realize that Agriculture is the first of priorities, this will already be a giant step towards the solution of problems related to food insecurity.
30 Apr 2010 -
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