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Offre d'emploi - Livelihoods Coordinator (en anglais)

Offre d'emploi - Livelihoods Coordinator (en anglais)

Location: Niger

Contract: 12 Months

Languages: Must be fluent in French and English

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20.05.2014
Nature & Faune -  African Youth in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development

Nature & Faune - African Youth in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development

This Issue of Nature & Faune puts forward the case of “African Youth in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development”. It carries twenty one articles contributed by different individuals, from : policy arena, conservation NGOs; the private sector; civil society groups; research and academia as well as youth groups.

Download Nature & Faune, volume 28 issue 1 here

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17.03.2014
Inception Workshop of the ECOWAS Zero Hunger Initiative

Inception Workshop of the ECOWAS Zero Hunger Initiative

Accra, Ghana – The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has launched a Zero Hunger Initiative to promote the eradication of hunger until 2025.

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24.02.2014
UN and partners launch 3-year humanitarian plan to help Africa's Sahel Region

UN and partners launch 3-year humanitarian plan to help Africa's Sahel Region

The United Nations and humanitarian partners launched a three-year Regional Strategic Response Plan to provide aid to millions of people in nine countries in Africa's Sahel region. The plan seeks to mobilize an initial US$2 billion from international donors in 2014.

More information is available on FAO's website

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03.02.2014
Strategy and workplan for the FSN Forum in West Africa

Strategy and workplan for the FSN Forum in West Africa

This strategy and work plan is based on the outcomes of the workshop held in November 2013 with the participation of FSN Forum members and representatives of organisations working on food security and nutrition in the region.

The document includes background on the FSN Forum in West Africa, the vision and strategic objectives and the areas of work identified for 2014.

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21.01.2014
Rebuilding West Africa's Food Potential

Rebuilding West Africa's Food Potential

FAO and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) just released a publication dedicated to West Africa food potential which intends to support the decision process in the region. This comes at a time when many countries in the region have embarked on implementing their national agricultural strategies derived from the CAADP process. Indeed, after the food crisis of 2007-2008, West African countries took measures to create the enabling environment for greater investment in agricultural development.

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24.12.2013