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Addis Ababa - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today attended an African Union (AU) summit which is set to focus on a continent-wide commitment by governments to end hunger by 2025, and also on efforts to boost the role of women in achieving prosperity in Africa.   Heads of state and...
Ghana - In the next 20 years, increasing the productivity and incomes from smallholder crop, livestock, fishery and forestry production systems will be key to achieving global food security. Most of the world’s poor are directly or indirectly dependent on agriculture, and experience has shown that growth in agriculture is often...
Accra.- According to the latest State of Food and Insecurity in the world (SOFI 2014), Progress in hunger reduction continues. Ghana, in particular, has made considerable progress towards achieving MDG1 target on poverty eradication and food security. Although the proportion of children under five years of age who are underweight has been...
Accra.- A broad coalition of agriculture experts in West and southern Africa met in Accra, Ghana to build linkages that will enhance safe and sustainable food security at a national, regional and global level. The workshop, convened by the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC www.ippc.int) Secretariat, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO...
Ghana and FAO have launched a Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) on cassava to enhance food security and incomes in selected cassava growing areas in Ghana. The growing interest in the cultivation of the crop in recent times can be ascribed to the increasing realization by government and other stakeholders of its...
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