FAO in Kenya

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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...
09 December 2019
Residents of Godo village, Mwereni ward have a popular joke they share among themselves. They call where they live ‘kwa manyani’, which loosely translates to where monkeys live. Godo village is in Kwale County, which is predominantly simply because they feel very detached from the rest of , a predominantly...