News and events

Ilorin, Federal Republic of Nigeria from 12 to 22 November 2012
09 Nov 2012 About 70 officers from Nigeria’s various ministries will attend the 2-week  workshop supported by FAO, on:  Long term perspectives and policies for sustainable development. The workshop team and participants will identify selected pol [...]
Support mission 3 – 14 September 2012
26 Oct 2012 Zambia CAADP Compact (ZCC) The Zambia CAADP Compact (ZCC) was signed on 18 January 2011 and the recently elected Government of Zambia launched the preparation of the NAIP on July 26 2012 with the aim of preparing an overall investment framework for t [...]
Mission to Lesotho from 6-17 June 2012
11 Jul 2012 Background: In February 2012, FAPDA was introduced by Policy Officer, TCSP at the Monitoring and Evaluation workshop to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS), in particular Department of Planning and Policy Analysis (DPPA). DPPA reques [...]
Mission to ECOWAS from 31 May to 8 June 2012
09 Jul 2012 An Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) mission, facilitated by FAO, visited the Economic Community for Western Africa States (ECOWAS) Region from 31 May to 8 June 2012.   The mission was part of a peer learning exercise for a Re [...]
Support mission to Maputo, from 21 to 25 May 2012
15 Jun 2012 The mission travelled to Maputo from 21 to 25 May to support the country office in the formulation of the Country Programming Framework (CPF).   Mozambique is a Delivery as One Pilot and as such the FAO assistance programme is fully refle [...]
EX-Ante Appraisal Carbon-balance tool applied
15 Jun 2012 What is EX-ACT?FAO’s EX-ACT (EX-ante Appraisal Carbon-balance) is a scoping tool that aims at providing ex-ante measurements of the impact of agriculture and forestry development projects on GHG emissions and C sequestration, indicating its eff [...]
Mission to Johannesburg, South Africa from 16-18 May 2012
08 Jun 2012 Background -  risk factors  During the past decades, Africa has been facing a number of shocks due to climate change as well as high and volatile food and fuel prices. These factors have undermined an already fragile economic and agricultur [...]
Mission to Tunis, Tunisia
07 Jun 2012 What is FAPDA?The FAO initiative on food and agriculture policy decision analysis (FAPDA) was launched in 2008 to provide technical advice to FAO member countries and further extended to a systematic policy monitoring encompassing the different dimen [...]
Mission to Cuiaba, Mato Grosso, Brazil from 23 to 24 May 2012
06 Jun 2012 Background:  The conference was organized by the Institute Acao Verde, Instituto Brasil and GVC Italy with partners who are pro-active in green economy linked with land use and in value chain labelling (Green Farm CO2FREE, Candex USA, Green [...]
Mission to Abuja, Nigeria, from 14 to 19 May 2012
06 Jun 2012 Request for FAO supportFollowing Nigeria’s participation in the High-Level Policy Learning Programme 2011: “Addressing long-term development challenges: from short-lived interventions to lasting achievements” the Permanent Secretary [...]
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