Sierra Leone and IFAD to boost food security in rural areas

sierra lInternational Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Republic of Sierra Leone have signed a financing agreement to develop a US$72.6mn Agricultural Value Chain Development Project (AVDP)

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PAP and FAO to strengthen the alliance for food security and nutrition in Africa

PAPFAOForty members of the Pan-African Parliamentary (PAP) alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (PAPA-FSN) are meeting for an intensive two-day capacity building workshop from 1-2 March at the Pan-African Parliament in Midrand

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Ghana set to increase rice production

Ghana riceThe Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Ghana has initiated a programme to assess the logistical needs of selected districts in the Ashanti, Bono and Ahafo regions to improve rice production

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UNIDO’s project to pilot cotton sustainability drive in Egypt

egypt cottonThe United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), under the framework of the Egyptian Cotton Project, has launched Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) pilot project in Egypt

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Open Data can deal with global food security challenges: GODAN

agriculture 3182252 640Kenya is showing increasing recognition of Open Data in the agricultural sector, which is crucial to solving global food security issues on a global scale, said Andre Laperrière, CEO of Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN)

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