Partnering to end hunger in Africa / African Union, FAO and Lula Institute join...

The decision to end hunger needs to be taken by society as a whole, not by a single organization or a single government, FAO...

Putting the right inputs in the hands of Niger’s farmers

Putting the right inputs in the hands of Niger’s farmers / € 6 million multi-donor FAO programme in support of agricultural input shops run...

High Level Meeting of African and International Leaders / Aim for Renewed Partnership to...

African and international leaders and key stakeholders in the food security sector will meet at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa from 29...

Locust plague threatens to trigger severe food crisis in Madagascar / Locusts have already...

Madagascar is in the grips of a largely uncontrolled locust plague and risks a serious food crisis. A large-scale emergency control campaign urgently requires...

Angola joins Equatorial Guinea in contributing to Africa Solidarity Trust Fund

Angola joins Equatorial Guinea in contributing to Africa Solidarity Trust Fund / Government of Angola donates $10 million to fund food security actions in...

Carbon projects for smallholder farmers can ‘reduce poverty’

Projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on small-scale farms can help African farmers access carbon markets and reduce poverty, and should be scaled-up, according...

EU signs new agreement to boost agriculture and promotes access to energy in Zambia

European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, is about to sign a new agreement to support smallholder farmers and promote agricultural conservation in Zambia, during...

3rd Africa Rice Congress (ARC2013) Early registration deadline extended to 15 July 2013

3rd Africa Rice Congress (ARC2013) Participant’s Registration Participants planning to attend the Congress, register NOW to receive EARLY registration discounted prices as they will only...

ECA should promote cross-country experiences sharing and learning for accelerated Africa’s agric transformation –...

Ethiopia’s State Minister for Agriculture, Mr Wondirad Mandefro has praised ECA for its transformative system wide and prospective approach that has contributed to the...

Cassava’s huge potential as 21st Century crop / FAO offers sustainable farming model to...

Save and Grow, an environmentally-friendly farming model promoted by FAO, can sustainably increase cassava yields by up to 400 percent and help turn this...

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