Tag: FAO

ECOWAS, EU, FAO join forces to boost fishery production across West Africa

April 5, 2023

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has teamed up with the European Union and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) with the aim ... Read More

AfCFTA must boost intra-African agrifood trade, become food self-reliant

December 6, 2022

The Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) must aim at reversing the unsustainable trend of excessive dependence by many of its members on imports of ... Read More

Global action needed to improve access to fertilizers, avert food crisis in Africa – WTO-FAO study

November 15, 2022

There is an urgent need for global action to address the fertilizer crisis, most importantly by keeping the fertilizer market open to meet global demand ... Read More

Amid escalating food crisis, African agriculture is set for fertilizer boom

September 22, 2022

With an estimated 346 million people across Africa being negatively impacted by a severe food crisis, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), a ... Read More

Italy backs Tunisia’s agriculture sector with €200m; FAO launches new Biorest project

May 20, 2022

Italy has allocated €200 million to Tunisia in the form of loan and grant to support the North African country’s agriculture sector. The head of ... Read More

Morocco’s Ismahane Elouafi appointed as FAO’s Chief Scientist

September 23, 2020

Morocco's Ismahane Elouafi was appointed Chief Scientist of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), a newly created post by the UN agency. FAO Director General ... Read More

FAO hails Moroccan sustainable biodiversity project

May 27, 2020

The UN Food & Agriculture Organization has praised the resilience of a watershed management project in Morocco, which illustrates how the reduction of disaster and ... Read More

FAO designates Moroccan innovation as MENA’s best COVID-19 protection for farmers

May 11, 2020

Participants in the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) webinar voted a Moroccan digital solution, dubbed Attaisir or Tighten up, as the best innovative initiative ... Read More

FAO progresses in fight against locusts in East Africa, Yemen; challenges remain

May 11, 2020

The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), QU Dongyu, said this Monday May 11 that significant gains had been made in the fight ... Read More

TICAD VII: UNIDO, FAO launch initiative to accelerate youth employment in Africa’s agricultural sector

August 31, 2019

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the African Union (AU), together with numerous ... Read More