News and events

Mission to Johannesburg, South Africa from 20 to 21 February 2012
22 Mar 2012 Southern African Regional CAADP Africa Forum FAO was invited to hold three presentations at the Southern African Regional CAADP Africa Forum, a regional forum organized in collaboration with the NEPAD Planning and Coordination Agency (NPCA) that took [...]
Antananarivo, Madagascar, 26-30 March 2012
20 Mar 2012 Training workshop on EX-ActA four-day workshop was organized in the FAO office in Antananarivo, Madagascar from 26 to 30 March 2012.   Training objectiveTo train and inform policymakers, researchers, project managers, development environmental [...]
Mission to Accra, Ghana from 20-25 February 2012
07 Mar 2012 The reporting officers travelled to Accra, Ghana, to brief the FAO Representatives and Assistant FAO Representatives (Programme) on the new country programming policies, to enable them to respond to Senior Management’s request to introduce [...]
Launching of the Regional CAADP
07 Mar 2012 BackgroundThe Inter-Governmental Authority for Development (IGAD) takes “the lead in coordinating efforts of all other actors in ending drought emergencies in the Region” as entrusted by the Member States Summit.   In this context, [...]
9-10 February 2012
06 Mar 2012 The Technical Consultation on Migration and remittances and their impact on sustainable food security, agriculture and rural development was organized on 9 to 10 February, 2012, Bogra, Bangladesh, to take stock of such projects and identify new areas [...]
Analytical tool using EX-ACT Software for Ex-ante Carbon-Balance Appraisal of Investment Projects
05 Mar 2012 Authors: Louis Bockel, Madeleine Jönsson, Pierre Sutter, Ophélie Touchemoulin, reviewed by Benjamin Henderson and Michael MacLeod   AimThe objective of this paper is to provide good practice guidance for the construction of Margina [...]
Issue paper on EX-ACT Software for Ex-ante Carbon-Balance Appraisal of Investment Projects
05 Mar 2012 By Louis Bockel, Patricia Gorin, Madeleine Jönsson and Ophélie Touchemoulin   AimThis paper aims at highlighting the main benefits and interests of the private sector using the Ex-Ante Carbon Balance Tool for analysing the mitigati [...]
Mission to Maseru, Lesotho (2-11 Feb 2012)
20 Feb 2012 IntroductionIn the context of “TCP/LES/3303- Assistance in the Design of Agriculture Sector Monitoring and Evaluation System and Capacity Building” FAO suggested to present its available policy M&E tools for the policy monitoring comp [...]
Mission to Dakar – Senegal, 12 to 13 December 2011
10 Feb 2012 The fourth edition of the annual meeting on the Regional Food Security in the Sahel and West Africa (CORESA) took place in Dakar from 12 to 13 December 2011: "The challenge of Food security at national, regional and continental levels: The CAADP  [...]
Entebbe, Uganda from 17 to 19 December 2011
23 Jan 2012 Background of the mission Countries recommended that, as a follow-up after the Subregional Policy Consultation held in Addis Ababa in March 2011 similar policy consultations should take place at national level with broad stakeholder participati [...]
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