FAO in Liberia

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28 June 2018
Monrovia- Two UN agencies, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Development Programme have joined forces with the Government of Liberia to strengthen conflict prevention and improved alternative livelihoods for communities within concession affected areas in Bomi and Nimba County. The project tilted: “Strengthen...
22 May 2018
Monrovia- In late May 2018, state actors representing the animal and human sectors through the “One Health” Approach, have developed for the first time an effective rabies tool that provides tangible and achievable steps for the control and prevention of dog-transmitted rabies for the next thirteen years. Practical Work Plan towards...
10 May 2018
Monrovia - The Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) was signed by the Government of Liberia and the European Union (EU) in 2009. A Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) is a legally binding bilateral trade agreement between the European Union and timber-producing countries outside the EU, such as Liberia. The purpose of a VPA is...
06 May 2018
Monrovia- In the context of the project, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation-REED+, the Government of Liberia through the Forest Development Authority (FDA) requested technical support from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to design and Implement the REDD+ Readiness project. With funding from the Government...
04 May 2018
Kakata- A four-day intensive training exercise aimed at enhancing the skills of poultry producers on improved poultry husbandry practices took place on April 30 to May 3, 2018 at the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) sub-office in Kakata, Margibi County. Jointly organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations...