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07 June 2019
By Fred Kafeero* Today is the World Food Safety Day (WFSD). This first ever WFSD is celebrated to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks, contributing to food security, human health, economic prosperity, agriculture, market access, tourism and sustainable development. The Food and Agriculture Organization...
28 May 2019
The Government of Japan through its Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is supporting sub-Saharan African countries including Tanzania, Senegal and Kenya to develop efficient and inclusive rice value chains for rural transformation. Through the ‘Development of efficient and inclusive rice value chains in selected African countries’ project that is...
23 May 2019
Interview by The Citizen newspaper Reporter, Rosemary Mirondo with the Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to Tanzania, Mr. Fred Kafeero, ahead of the Mwananchi Though Leadership Forum on Agriculture held on May 23, 2019. You may read it from The Citizen newspaper at https://www.thecitizen.co.tz/news/How-FAO-is-impacting-TZ-agriculture/1840340-5127788-snw41qz/index.html    What...
18 April 2019
Tanzania is the first country in Africa to pilot the joint risk assessment (JRA), a tool developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and World Health Organization (WHO) for assessing zoonotic threats. JRA supports inter-sectoral risk assessment for zoonotic...
15 April 2019
Recognizing the slow progress in improving the food security and nutrition situation in Eastern Africa, parliamentarians from nine Eastern African nations have pledged to urge their governments to intensify their battle against food insecurity, malnutrition and hunger by enacting sound legislation and allocating adequate resources. During their First Annual Meeting, held...