FAO in Tanzania

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19 June 2020
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has donated worth Tshs. 481,029,452 (USD 208,607) to the Tanzania Veterinary Laboratory Authority (TVLA) for further improving the country's prevention, detection & response capacity & enhancing protection against zoonotic disease threat. The donation was part of the continued support that FAO...
08 June 2020
  Fred Kafeero, FAO Representative to Tanzania and Dr. Tigest Ketsela Mengestu, the WHO Representative to Tanzania commemorated the 2020 World Food Safety Day  by preparing a special supplement to highlight how important food safety is to the country. Mr. Kafeero highlights the role that street vendors play and FAO's work to ensure their products...
01 May 2020
A total of 55 frontline experts from selected high-risk districts in the country have been trained on COVID-19 and Ebola diseases prevention, rapid detection and sampling using the One Health Rapid Response Team approach.  The training was conducted in Dodoma last month (March) and was coordinated through the One Health (OH)...
05 March 2020
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has said that tenure rights to land and other natural resources are fundamental to food and shelter, which are the key elements of social and cultural practices underpinning Tanzania’s economic growth. Speaking in Dar es Salaam recently, FAO Tanzania’s National Land...
04 March 2020
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the People’s Republic of China have committed to work together to support Tanzania by strengthening capacities for monitoring and reporting on desert locusts’ invasion. Speaking in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the FAO Representative, Fred Kafeero and Chinese Ambassador  to Tanzania,...