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FAO supports land rehabilitation in Angola’s indigenous and pastoral communities
FAO's top three priorities in improving livelihoods in Angola are strengthening smallholder production and productivity to improve food security and nutrition, strengthening sustainable management of natural resources and increasing resilience of rural livelihoods to climatic shock and climate change. Angola has...
18-10-2016

In collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the ECOWAS Commission is holding a 5-Day regional workshop of Animal health experts, production networks, senior regional government officials and representatives of supportive international agencies. The workshop which also draws participants from...
23-09-2016
Multi-stakeholder platform discusses how to reduce conflict
Promoting dialogue, fostering partnerships and finding solutions for the challenges that pastoralists are facing: these are the goals of the Pastoralism and Transhumance Platform, a multi-stakeholder initiative launched in March 2015 by the government of the Central African Republic. At its...
12-09-2016

Climate-related phenomena like El Niño and La Niña, have, in the last several decades, increased both in frequency and ferocity, hitting global agriculture with a blunt and brutal force. Typically, once every ten years, El Niño events now occur in regions like East Africa every...
31-08-2016
From crisis response towards strategic and sustainable approach
A first African Drought Conference was held under the auspices of the African Union in Windhoek, Namibia, this week, as a follow-up to the High-level Meeting on National Drought Policies (HMNDP), organized by FAO, WMO and UNCCD Secretariat, in 2013, in...
18-08-2016