The African Union commission and the global alliance for livestock veterinary medicine

The African Union commission and the global alliance for livestock veterinary medicine to sign a memorandum of understanding collaboration on control and eradication of...

AUC Chairperson calls for enhanced efforts to fight hunger and malnutrition

African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson, H.E Dr. Nkhosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called for enhanced efforts in Africa to fight hunger and malnutrition. Dr. Dlamini-Zuma, represented by...

Ministerial conference adopts integrated African strategy for meteorology

An integrated African strategy for meteorology to meet challenges such as climate change and extreme weather hazards has been adopted by a ministerial-level conference...

New locust alert for northwest Africa / FAO warns of impending threat

FAO has alerted Algeria, Libya, Mauritania and Morocco to prepare for the likely arrival of Desert Locust swarms from the Sahel in West Africa...

Media Alert: Climate Change and Food Security in Africa

Journalists are Invited to Cover the High Level Science Policy Session, live via webcast on Tursday 25th October 2012 The CGIAR research program on Climate...

Hunger-Free Initiative for West Africa signed will build strong partnerships for hunger eradication

Eliminating hunger in West Africa is the main objective of a new project launched by West African countries, Germany and FAO. Co-funded by the German...

Workshop to reduce post harvest losses in support of CAADP underway

A two day high level forum, being jointly hosted by the African Union Commission and the Food and Agriculture Organisation in Addis Ababa, is...

High level forum: AUC/FAO Support to regional capacity building to reduce post harvest losses

INVITATION TO THE MEDIA WHAT: High level forum : AUC/FAO Support to regional capacity to reduce post harvest losses (Project number TCP/RAF/3311 (D) WHEN: 17-18 October WHERE:...

SA: Boost for women farmers

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has set a target of establishing 15 000 smallholder producers, with a particular focus on women. Commemorating International...

Food security governance plays a vital role

If countries step up their efforts to reduce hunger, the Millennium Development Goal of halving the proportion of hungry people by 2015 can still...

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