FAO in Rwanda

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02 February 2024
In a recent address at the opening session of the workshop on Joint National Situation and Surveillance System Assessments on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and Antimicrobial Use in Kigali, the FAO Country Representative, Coumba Sow, emphasized the importance of creating capacities to strengthen the national AMR surveillance system and promotion of...
07 December 2023
In a significant stride towards reinforcing the global fight against transboundary animal diseases (TADs), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) joins forces with the European Commission is implementing a transformative global project: "Support to the PPR Global Eradication Programme". This collaborative project, in the current capacity development initiative keen to...
30 October 2023
As it has been the practice over the past years, Rwanda is joining the rest of the world to celebrate World Food Day. For us, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the international commemoration on 16 October is a double celebration since the date coincided with...
02 October 2023
The three UN Rome-based agencies – FAO, IFAD and WFP teamed up with host Rwanda Cooperation (RC) to celebrate this year’s UN Day for South-South Cooperation. In addition to the Rome-based Agencies (RBAs) and the RC, the event was attended by Government Ministers from Rwanda, the UN community in Rwanda...
02 October 2023
Young entrepreneurs, especially those involved in agribusiness, have hailed the “Buy from Youth Campaign” as an approach that will bring them more buyers and increase their sales.  Buy from Youth is an initiative started by the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Rwanda Youth Agribusiness Federation (RYAF) in collaboration with...
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