FAO in Kenya

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22 November 2019
FAO and the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) collaborating to enhance curricula Eliminating malnutrition in all its forms is imperative to break the intergenerational cycle of poverty, and to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Although Kenya shows overall decreasing rates of undernutrition, a significant increase...
29 October 2019
ECTAD Africa regional consultation on the second phase of the Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT) programme It is estimated that 60 percent of diseases that send people to hospital today and 75 percent of all emerging and re-emerging infections among humans originate from animals. Zoonotic infectious diseases such as, Ebola Virus Disease...
30 August 2019
KISUMU The integrated actions for innovative food systems across rural-urban communities project kicks off in Kisumu County Kenya has experienced rapid population growth and urbanization over the last five decades with the World Bank estimating that by 2050, close to 50 percent of Kenya’s population will be urban. Kisumu County is the...
28 August 2019
  The Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Government Act requires that every county must develop geo-reference information in  planning which includes geographic information system (GIS) based County Spatial Plans and that the five-year County Integrated Development Plans (CIDP). It is therefore necessary for every county in Kenya to have...
15 July 2019
Laboratory biosafety and biosecurity mitigate different risks, but they share a common goal: protecting the personnel and the environment, keeping Valuable Biological Materials (VBM) safely and securely inside the laboratory where they are used and stored. Good laboratory biosafety practices reinforce and strengthen laboratory biosecurity systems. A comprehensive biosafety culture...