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27 Feb 2018
Eni and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have signed yesterday a Collaboration Agreement to foster access to safe and clean water in Nigeria by drilling boreholes powered with photovoltaic systems, both for domestic use and irrigation purposes. The project aims to contribute to the humanitarian interventions for internally displaced persons (IDPs) and host communities, suffering from the North East - Lake Chad crisis, which have led to unprecedented levels of population displacements and prolonged disruption of agricultural, livestock and fishing activities.  
21 Feb 2018
On 16 February FAO and four major French research and education institutions signed new partnership agreements.
On 16 February FAO and four major French research and education institutions - the Agriculture Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), the National Institute for Agriculture Research (INRA), the National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD) and the French Agricultural, Veterinary and Forestry Institute (Agreenium) signed new partnership agreements to increase joint efforts for development of innovative food security and environment-sensitive approaches that contribute to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda. The new partnerships will focus on agroecology; sustainable natural resources management in the context of climate change; sustainable territorial development; agriculture innovation for family farmers; sustainable and...
16 Feb 2018
Rome - FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of Japan concluded their two-day Annual Review Meeting  at FAO's Headquarters in Rome, during which the parties reviewed ongoing projects funded by MAFF and discussed priority areas and further collaboration. Welcoming the delegation of seven MAFF experts, Daniel Gustafson, FAO Deputy Director-General for Programmes, recalled the success of the Second Japan-FAO Annual Strategic Consultation, and thanked Japan for its important role with FAO in supporting countries in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 SDGs - including the eradication of poverty and hunger. Mr Daiji...
15 Feb 2018
The sustainability of fisheries and aquaculture is the focus of an agreement signed here this week by Georgia and FAO.
15 Feb 2018
Rome – FAO welcomed high level representatives of the French Ministry of Agriculture and Food, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, along with the Agence Française de Dévelopement (AFD) and leading research agencies, to discuss common priorities. This was the first strategic dialogue between France and FAO since both parties signed a new framework agreement (2018-2021) last December 2017. The meeting was an occasion to exchange ideas on key focus areas, such as agro-ecology, climate change, biodiversity, rural youth employment, migration, food security and nutrition governance. The delegation, led by Frédéric Lambert, Chef du service Europe et International at France’s Ministry...