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18 December 2020
The term diaspora, derived from an ancient Greek word meaning ‘to scatter about’, refers to individuals and members of networks who have left their countries of origin but maintain links with their homelands. Many countries, and even continents, have a long history of internal and international migration. In Africa, about 32 million...
15 December 2020
FAO and the Government of Uganda partner to promote diaspora investments in agriculture The Ugandan Diaspora Agri-food Investment Conference held by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and FAO took place online and in Kampala on 12 November 2020. The conference brought together around 200...
01 December 2020
FAO offers technical support to the countries to improve the quality and the transparency of forest data through the support in the implementation of National Forest Monitoring (NFM) Systems. “Building global capacity to increase transparency in the forest sector (CBIT-Forest)” is an FAO project to strengthen the institutional and technical...
13 November 2020
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representation in Uganda officially kicked off the process of developing its five-year Country Programming Framework for Uganda, with a high-level meeting of stakeholders in the food and agriculture sector. The meeting, held on 13 November 2020 at the Kampala Serena...
06 November 2020
Twenty District Veterinary Officers from 17 districts were selected for the first cohort of the Frontline In-Service Applied Veterinary Epidemiology Training (ISAVET) in Uganda, a programme to develop skills of frontline animal health workforce in field level preparedness, early detection and rapid effective response to transboundary animal diseases (TADs) and...
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