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20 Feb 2020
Funded by the Green Climate Fund, the project stands to directly benefit 1.3 million rural people
12 Feb 2020
12 February 2020, New York - The path to reducing unacceptable hunger levels "lies in our ability to transform the agricultural sector", FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said today at a high-level panel here. The Director-General made his remarks at "Targeting Hunger: South-South and Triangular cooperation for Transforming Agriculture", an interactive dialogue held at the United Nations headquarters and  convened by the President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA).
11 Feb 2020
The 6th High-Level Strategic Dialogue between FAO and France was held from the 5 to 6 of February at FAO Headquarters. Maria Helena Semedo, Assistant Director-General for Climate and Natural Resources, welcomed a French delegation led by Philippe Lacoste, Director of Sustainable Development at the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs. Semedo heralded this latest “meeting of friends” and praised France for its continued commitment to the Organization, which was underscored once more in 2019 by a promised contribution of EUR 2 million to the Africa Solidarity...
11 Feb 2020
Brazzaville, Republic of Congo - The Secretary-General of the newly-formed Network of Central African Parliamentary Alliances on Food and Nutrition Security (RAPAC-SAN) undertook a first mission to Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, supported by the National Assembly of Gabon, the FAO sub-regional office for Central Africa and the FAO office in the Congo. RAPAC-SAN was created during the Forum of Parliamentarians of Central Africa on Food and Nutrition Security, which was held in Brazzaville from November 19-21, and presided over by His Excellency Denis Sassou-N’Guesso, President of the Republic of the Congo. Following the recommendations of the Brazzaville Forum, the Secretary-General of...
07 Feb 2020
Funding is a timely boost to FAO’s work with governments to combat the destructive pest
The Africa Solidarity Trust Fund (ASTF)
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