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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...
25 Jan 2019
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...
06 Dec 2018
FAO and parliamentarians from eastern Africa, together with Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)and East African Community (EAC)have called for robust legislative frameworks and increased funding to intensify the fight against hunger and malnutrition in the subregion. Acknowledging the need for specific legal and policy measures to ensure zero hunger, lawmakers noted the criticality of concerted, decisive and urgent actions. Speaking at a meeting organized by FAO to develop a framework to operationalize a subregional Parliamentary Alliance for food and nutrition security, David Phiri, FAO Subregional Coordinator for Eastern Africa noted with concern the increasing trend of global hunger....
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