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From16 May 2017
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised bySahel and West Africa Club Secretariat

In collaboration with the Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development of the European Commission, the SWAC Secretariat will discuss why the challenges facing food security in West Africa s

Sarah Cummings posted Information 17 March 2017

Published on 17 March 2017, the Capacity4Dev article

8 October 2017 to 11 October 2017
in Cape Town International Convention Centre, (South Africa)
Organised byDST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security, Universities of Pretoria and the Western Cape

The Third International Conference on Global Food Security therefore aims to deliver critical analysis and innovative science that address the biggest threat ever faced by mankind. Discussion sessions will contribute to a better understanding of behavioral, biophysical, economic, institutional, p

Sarah Cummings posted Information 13 January 2017

Published in January 2017 by the International Institute for Environment and Development, this four-page briefing is aimed at researchers and policymakers interested in transforming rural-urban linkage

Sarah Cummings posted Information 4 November 2016

The Seminar for Food and Nutrition Security Coordination of the EU Delegations in Eastern and Southern Africa (CODESA) on 'Scaling up and delivering' took place in Harare, Zimbabwe, on 10-14 October 2016.

10 October 2016 to 14 October 2016
in Harare (Zimbabwe)
Organised byEUD Zimabwe, DEVCO Unit C1

The Seminar for Food and Nutrition Security Coordination of the EU
Delegations in Eastern and Southern Africa (CODESA) on 'Scaling up and
delivering' will be taking place in Harare, Zimbabwe. Topics to be discussed
include women and gender, land governance, resilience, value chain
development and sector policy guidance.

18 July 2016 to 20 July 2016
in Johannesburg (South Africa)
Organised byNEPAD/SADC

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC), with the support of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), are organizing a 3-day training workshop on July 18th-20th, in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Sarah Cummings posted Information 17 May 2016

An article in The Guardian newspaper, published on 21 April 2016, describes how drought is overwhelming communitie

15 March 2016 to 17 March 2016
in Harare (Zimbabwe)
Organised byFAO, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

This validation workshop [1] is organized in the framework of a project
entitled ‘Food loss reduction strategy development in favour of smallholder
producers in Africa Phase 1’ launched in 2014. It is funded by the
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and implemented by FAO in eleven
(Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda,
Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe) African countries in partnership with
respective Ministries of Agriculture.

The validation workshop will present findings from loss assessment studies
that have been conducted along supply chains for a range of different
commodities, including maize, millet, potato, legumes and horticulture.


Sarah Cummings posted Information 11 September 2015

Published on 9 September 2015, this article considers the