Friday 11 May 2012
"Not a Famine, but an Issue of Food Insecurity"ips.org | 11 May 2012
Millions of Angolas poorest families are facing critical food insecurity as a prolonged dry spell across large parts of the country has destroyed harvests and killed off livestock.Up to 500,000 children are now thought to be suffering from severe malnutrition triggered by the collapse in food...
Senegal: New project set to tackle nature's fury in Senegalfeedproxy.google.com | 11 May 2012
Source: World Bank Country: Senegal Press Release No:2012/445/AFRManaging Flood Risks and Mitigating Storm Water Surges are PrioritiesWASHINGTON, May 10, 2012 - The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today...
Countries adopt global guidelines on tenure of land, forests, fisheriesThe Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations | 11 May 2012
In a landmark decision the Committee on World Food Security today endorsed a set of far-reaching global guidelines aimed at helping governments safeguard the rights of people to own or access land, forests and fisheries. The new Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security outline principles and practices that governments can refer to when making laws and administering land, fisheries and forests rights.
AfDB, FAO Working to Restore Rwandan Fishing Sectorbiodiversity-l.iisd.org | 11 May 2012
8 May 2012: The African Development Bank (AfDB) has initiated the Inland Lakes Integrated Development and Management Support Project (PAIGELAC) to assist in restoring and improving Rwanda's fisheries sector.The project, supported by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), reports...
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