FAO in Kenya

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09 July 2020
Increased surveillance to avert potential outbreak 9 July 2020: Nairobi, Kenya – Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations today has handed over personal protective (PPE) kits to the Director of Veterinary Services (DVS) in readiness for Rift Valley Fever (RVF) early detection. This is part of the support from...
05 June 2020
Increased hatching reported in numerous parts of the county Nairobi, Kenya – The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has intensified the desert locust control measures in Turkana County, by issuing six surveillance vehicles, three pickups mounted with sprayers, one helicopter, two spray airplanes as well as one...
30 April 2020
NAIROBI: The Government of Russia has announced a contribution of $3 million (KSh 300 million) to Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to support Kenya’s response to the worst Desert Locust invasion in more than 70 years. The contribution is part of a larger Russian donation of $10...
13 February 2020
FAO boosts Government of Kenya’s capacity on pest invasion response  Gilgil, Kenya—The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today began training 300 National Youth Service (NYS) trainees at as part of its action plan aimed at boosting the Government of Kenya’s (GoK) ground surveillance on Desert Locusts. An...
10 December 2019
Nairobi – FAO South-South Cooperation convenes 14 African countries to exchange on links between social protection, agriculture and resilience. More than 113 million people across Africa experienced acute hunger requiring urgent food, nutrition and livelihoods assistance in 2018, according to the Global Report on Food Crises. A South-South Cooperation knowledge exchange...
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