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16 Apr 2019
A team from the Brazilian Agricultural Research Company (EMBRAPA, in its Portuguese acronym), visited the city of Praia, Cabo Verde, from 1 to 6 April 2019, in the framework of a South-South Cooperation (SSC) activity. The initiative aimed at sharing knowledge and information with experts from Cabo Verde, Guinea Bissau and Mozambique on the sustainable control and integrated management of the Fall Armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda. The participants learned about the Brazilian...
22 Mar 2019
22/03/2019 The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), together with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and the World Food Program (WFP) held an event to strengthen the exchange of experiences between farmers and work towards food security. According to FAO's publication “Panorama de la Pobreza Rural en América Latina y el Caribe 2018”, one out of two rural inhabitants in the region is poor and...
19 Mar 2019
Rome, 15 March 2019 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of the People’s Republic of China have strengthened their joint efforts to further enhance their strategic partnerships in aligning FAO’s Strategic Objectives with China’s “Belt and Road Initiative”, hence contributing to achieving the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs).  The breakthrough took place in Rome, Italy during the 8th Annual Consultation Meeting of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme (ACM) at FAO Headquarters on 15 March 2019....
12 Mar 2019
From 26-28 February 2019, China hosted an international workshop on pesticide risk management with an agroecological based Integrated Pest Management approach. The workshop took place in Shanghai and was jointly organized by FAO and China through the global capacity development project under the FAO-China South-South Cooperation (SSC) Programme, More than 30 participants from 11 countries including: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, Egypt, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine and China attended the meeting. The workshop gave a platform for fruitful exchange of information among the countries on subjects such as regulations, new technologies and...
12 Feb 2019
The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization has urged countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-Region (GMS) to be vigilant in their inspection and monitoring of cross border trade of animal products as transboundary animal diseases (TADs) continue to pose health risks. From January 30th to  February 1st,...
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