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31 Jan 2019
During intensive three days, and in an appreciative and collaborative atmosphere, FAO and the Government of Japan reviewed the progress of their partnership and discussed common priorities and new humanitarian and development projects for the year ahead.  On 31 January, at FAO headquarters in Rome, the Third Annual Strategic Consultation between FAO and Japan, represented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), took place. The Japanese delegation was led by Mr Hiroki Takabayashi, Director of the Economic Security Division, MOFA, and Mr Yoshihiro Kuraya, Director for International Agricultural Organizations, MAFF. FAO was...
25 Jan 2019
Launch of the Parliamentary Network for Food Security in Africa and the Arab World
Around 50 parliamentary representatives from Africa and Arab World countries have today, launched the Parliamentary Network for Food Security in Africa and the Arab World. This event reaffirms the political commitment of the countries to ensure that everybody has access to sufficient and quality food.The Parliamentary Network for Food Security in Africa and the Arab World is an initiative by the Association of Senate, Shoora and Equivalent Councils in Africa and Arab World (ASSECCA) and is supported by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) through its Regional Initiative on Building Resilience for Food Security and...
25 Jan 2019
Brazzaville - L’Alliance Parlementaire Congolaise pour la Sécurité Alimentaire et Nutritionnelle (APCSAN) vient d’adopter sa Stratégie de lutte contre l’insécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle, assortie d’un plan d’actions 2019-2020 et son règlement intérieur, à l’issue d’un atelier consultatif sanctionné par une Assemblée Générale de l’APCSAN organisés les 11 et 12 décembre 2019 dans la Salle des Conférences Internationales du Palais des Congrès.Ouvrant les travaux de l’Assemblée Générale, Isidore Mvouba, Président de l’Assemblée Nationale et Président Actif de l’APCSAN a salué la contribution des agences du Système...
14 Jan 2019
New agreement will foster knowledge-sharing and technology transfer to address climate change and food security
20 Dec 2018
Improving food security and nutrition is critical to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but the world is not on track to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030. All actors must accelerate progress in transforming agri-food systems to meet the needs of the hungry and malnourished. To address this challenge, on 28-30 November 2018 FAO and IFPRI organized a global event in Bangkok to accelerate progress to end hunger and nutrition....