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27 Mar 2017
A cooperation with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Last November, FAO signed a USD 10.5 million grant agreement with the Gates Foundation aimed at strengthening countries’ capacity to collect agriculture and food security data, and monitor the investment-process-outcome cycle leading to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For the purpose of promoting agriculture and food security development, the SDGs provide an ambitious and multidimensional plan of action, requiring governments to deliver more effective policies and programmes cutting across sectors and responding to economic, social and environmental challenges.
20 Mar 2017
La FAO, le Ministère de l’Agriculture et les parties prenantes du secteur rizicole malien se réunissent pour échanger sur la promotion de systèmes rizicoles plus efficaces, durables et productifs
La FAO, le Ministère de l’Agriculture et les parties prenantes du secteur rizicole malien se réunissent pour échanger sur la promotion de systèmes rizicoles plus efficaces, durables et productifs 20 mars 2017, Mali - Réaliser des systèmes rizicoles plus efficaces, durables et productifs afin d’accroître la sécurité alimentaire des petits exploitants maliens, tel est le thème de l'atelier de lancement du projet GCP/RAF/482/VEN intitulé: « Partenariat pour le Développement de Systèmes Rizicoles Durables en Afrique Subsaharienne» qui a eu lieu à Bamako le 16 mars 2017, au sein de la Direction de Finance et du Matériel (DFM) du Ministère de l’Agriculture. Financé...
20 Mar 2017
The Njala University in Sierra Leone had talks with Bukar Tijani, FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Africa
The achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, especially in the areas of food security and poverty reduction, requires strong and enhanced partnerships with different sections of the society. The role of higher learning institutions are very key in achieving these ambitious goals as the majority of poor people in developing countries, including Sierra Leone, live in rural areas and education is a key factor in helping to reduce the level of poverty.
10 Mar 2017
FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva completed on Thursday 9 March a two-day visit to Egypt aiming at boosting collaboration between the Organization and the most populous Arab Country.  His visit included meetings with the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, H.E. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation H.E. Abdel Moneim Al-Banna, the Minister for Investment and International Cooperation H.E. Sahar Nasr, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Sameh Shoukry, as well as the Secretary General of the League of Arab States H.E. Ahmad Abou El-Gheit.
06 Mar 2017
Children from five communities in Pech, Honudras, will have access to adequate food to meet their nutritional requirements
06/03/2017 Catacamas, Olancho (Honduras) - La población infantil de cinco comunidades PECH, del departamento de Olancho, tendrá acceso a una alimentación oportuna y adecuada para satisfacer sus requerimientos nutricionales, informó la Representante de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (FAO) en Honduras, María Julia Cárdenas Barrios. La FAO en coordinación con el Gobierno de Honduras, ejecuta acciones para implementar el modelo de escuelas sostenibles a través del Proyecto de Fortalecimiento del Programa de Alimentación Escolar en el marco de la Iniciativa América Latina Sin Hambre 2025, que cuenta con el apoyo financiero del Gobierno de la República Federativa del Brasil. Cárdenas Barrios, explicó...
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