FAO in Kenya

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02 August 2016
FAO Special Ambassador Zero Hunger Europe, Carlo Petrini, met with Gabriel Rugalema, FAO Representative in Kenya, as part of his visit to the country (1-5 August 2016). He called on joining forces towards the provision of good, clean and fair food, while growing Kenya's Ark of Taste Project.
22 July 2016
Smallholders and family farmers at the centre of action Nairobi – Kenya is one of the ninety-five commodity-dependent developing countries in Africa where at least forty-five countries fall in the same category.  Decreasing demand for commodities from emerging economies and adapting to the current global low prices is one of the...
17 June 2016
FAO's work in West Pokot is facilitating rural communities in transition adopt new ways of accessing food, incomes and better nutrition.Kapenguria.The people of West Pokot County might be better known for pastoralism, but climate change, urbanization and land tenure challenges are just some of the factors that are forcing farmers...
26 May 2016
Biodiversity and ecosystem services are at the heart of many solutions to sustainable increase in agricultural productivity.  They not only deliver better outcomes for food and nutrition security but also reduce negative environmental externalities of production. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the World Agroforestry...
23 May 2016
Pastoralists are stewards of the rangelands that cover a third of the planet's land surface, providing food and protecting key ecosystem services