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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) aims to provide livelihood assistance to nearly 49 million people by 2021

Senior U.S. Trade Official Discusses Commerce and Entrepreneurship with U.S. and Ethiopian Businesswomen and Fosters Prosperity Through Mutually Beneficial Business EngagementAs COVID-19 pandemic, conflicts and climate-related crises increase acute levels of hunger, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) seeks $ 1.1 billion in 2021 to save the lives and livelihoods of some of the most food insecure people. By 2021, FAO aims to reach over 48.9 million people who depend on agriculture for their survival and livelihoods through interventions to boost local food production and nutrition, while building capacity and the resilience of communities to prepare for and cope with crises, such as providing post-disaster livelihood support to help people resume production. According to the latest FAO data, country after country has recorded new figures on food insecurity and the total number of people who have experienced acute food insecurity in crisis or at worse levels in 2020 is expected to exceed the peak of 135 million people in 2019. This year’s Global Food Crises Report, to […]

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Urgent aid needed to tackle humanitarian crisis in Yemen, says FAO Director-General

Urgent aid needed to tackle humanitarian crisis in Yemen, says FAO Director-GeneralFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Director-General QU Dongyu appealed for emergency assistance to tackle the humanitarian crisis in Yemen as UN agencies United are working to prevent large-scale famine in the country. The Director-General made the appeal in a video message recorded for the United Nations high-level virtual event on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, organized by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and co-hosted by the Governments of Sweden and Swiss. . “Today, more than 16 million Yemenis find it difficult to feed themselves,” said the Director-General. Violence, disease, locust epidemics and lack of inputs have deprived their livelihoods. ” United Nations agencies are asking for $ 3.85 billion in 2021 to help 16 million Yemenis in desperate need. Of that total, FAO is seeking $ 90 million – funds which the Director-General says could help 6.3 million people. The Director-General said that despite many challenges, […]

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Somalia: Urgent scaling-up of emergency response is needed as 2.65 million people are expected to suffer from acute hunger

Somalia: Urgent scaling-up of emergency response is needed as 2.65 million people are expected to suffer from acute hungerAccording to the latest joint technical assessment published by the Food and Nutrition Security Analysis Unit (FSNAU) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Famine Early Warning Systems Network, it is expected that more than 2.6 million people in Somalia are extremely food insecure. (FEW NET). The report cites low rainfall, flooding and desert locusts among the main contributing factors and warns that the situation could worsen until mid-2021 in the absence of sustained large-scale humanitarian assistance. FAO and the Government of Somalia have emphasized the urgency of increased support to sustain ongoing Desert Locust control and surveillance efforts, and to provide rapid emergency assistance over the coming months. “Despite relative progress, there has been a further increase in desert locusts that has destroyed crops. We will continue to work as a combined force to combat the threat of desert locusts and mitigate the […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”

FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest – Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems”FAO’s AgrInvest initiative aims to attract private investment in agri-food systems aligned with the SDGs by leveraging public funds. Within the framework of AgrInvest, FAO is implementing the “AgrInvest-Food Systems” (AgrInvest-FS) project to promote sustainable investments in agri-food systems in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Niger, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and boost employment rural. particularly for women and young people. In late 2020, as part of the AgrInvest-FS project, FAO organized the workshop “Enabling Inclusive and Efficient Private Sector Investments in Burkina Faso’s Agri-Food Systems” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objectives of the event were to present the project to key actors from the public and private sectors and collaboratively identify two agri-food value chains to prioritize with the support of AgrInvest-FS. To comply with security measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants was limited to 27 attendees. The event also served to present and […]

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Fight Illegal Fishing With Laptops

Fight Illegal Fishing With LaptopsThe Regional Office for Africa of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Fisheries Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF) have stepped up support to the Fisheries Committee for the Western Central Gulf of Guinea (FCWC) providing notebooks for fisheries data analysis. At a COVID-proof ceremony at the FCWC Secretariat in Tema, Ghana, six laptops were provided to the FCWC to support the capture, analysis and reporting of fishery data in Benin, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Liberia , Nigeria and Togo. Funded by FAO through a Technical Cooperation Program (TCP), the initiative is part of FAO’s broader work with CECAF to help regional institutions better transform fisheries recommendations into policy action and improve policy frameworks. artisanal fishing data in the CECAF region. “Provision of the devices will help beneficiary countries to capture and analyze catch data on vessels, landing sites and related fishing activities, which […]

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Joint communiqué on the critical desert locust situation and emergency response in Somalia

Joint communiqué on the critical desert locust situation and emergency response in SomaliaOn 3 February 2021, the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Federal Government of Somalia, Federal member state (FMS) ministers from Jubaland, Hirshabelle and South West States, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) held a meeting in Mogadishu to deliberate and agree on immediate actions to address the critical desert locust situation in the country. Somalia is experiencing a devastating locust upsurge, particularly in the southern states where swarms have migrated and destroyed crops. The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation and Member states urgently request for a rapid scale up of response to the ongoing locust threat to mitigate the potentially devastating impact on farmers, pastoralists and agropastoralists in affected areas. During the meeting, delegation members acknowledged the need to amplify efforts in the coming weeks and months to mitigate damage towards food security and livelihoods in Somalia due to desert locust infestation. Funding is needed to increase control efforts over the coming […]

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African Development Bank, FAO and South Sudan’s government ink protocols for $14 million grant to boost agricultural markets

African Development Bank, FAO and South Sudan’s government ink protocols for $14 million grant to boost agricultural marketsDownload logo The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) on Wednesday signed protocols to disburse a $14 million grant to the Government of South Sudan to boost agricultural markets in a project to be implemented by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The Agricultural Markets, Value Addition and Trade Development (AMVAT) project aims to enhance agricultural productivity and boost the marketing and trade of agricultural products in South Sudan. The project will be implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in close liaison with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security. The five-year project will help increase the productivity and incomes of almost 20,000 farming families in Central and Eastern Equatoria and Jonglei states, most of whom are formerly internally displaced persons who have now returned to their homes. The project will create aggregation business opportunities for farmers and traders, including women and youth, and provide […]

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