World Food Programme (WFP) urgently requires $49 million to continue lifesaving support until the end of 2018 to assist the most food insecure and vulnerable people in the North-east Nigeria.

Abuja — The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have launched a joint effort to support conflict-affected people in North-eastern Nigeria to in

The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization and Pennsylvania State University have joined forces to develop and launch an innovative, talking app - Nuru - to help African farmers recognis

Ibadan — Breeding African cassava cultivars for improvements such as pest and disease resistance could impair their yield potential, a study suggests.

The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and its Global Soil Partnership launched today a new programme to boost soil productivity and reduce soil degradation for greater food an

ARUSHA is hosting the 11th meeting of the Sectoral Council on Agriculture and Food Security (SCAFS) which started yesterday and will continue till next Saturday at the East African Community headqu

A new financial agreement signed Wednesday between International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Government of Republic of Malawi will help more than 437,000 rural households improve t

Addressing fairly the challenges of land tenure for hundreds of millions of people in Asia and the Pacific is a critical step that policy makers must take if the region is to meet the 2030 deadline

The FAO is the lead United Nations agency on the sustainable use of forests, and the voluntary guidelines refer to so-called forest concessions; laws and policies that allow local communities and p

Kenya is among five countries that will receive insurance cover for farmers suffering losses caused by weather-related disasters.

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