Tag: Agriculture

Agriculture a hard sell for Zimbabwe’s youth

| December 27, 2017

Laiza Mukute’s 14-hectare plot is a pale shadow of what it was 10 years ago.

The Mukute family – 43-year-old Laiza, her husband, and three sons – obtained the plot in 2001 under a land reform programme that saw thousands …

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General Assembly Takes Action on Second Committee Reports by Adopting 41 Texts, also Passes Overhaul of United Nations Peace, Security Pillar

| December 21, 2017

Increasing Official Development Assistance, Updating Bank Policies to Support 2030 Agenda among Resolutions Approved

Gearing up to implement the international community’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the General Assembly today adopted 41 resolutions and two related decisions aimed at strengthening nations’ efforts to …

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Commodity-dependent developing countries need to boost efforts to diversify their economies

| December 12, 2017
Photo: ©FAO/Sue Price

Developing countries that are commodities-dependent are set to lag behind countries with more diverse economies, unless there is a renewed commitment to policy change.

11 December 2017, Geneva/Rome - Without a renewed commitment to policy change, commodity-dependent developing countries (CDDCs)…

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Print article < GHANA HOSTS CABRI POLICY DIALOGUE ON WATER, SANITATION & HYGIENE >

| November 9, 2017

Representatives of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH-related) Ministries, and Finance and Health Ministries in twelve African countries are meeting in Accra, Ghana.

The countries are Ghana (Host Country), Mali, South Africa, Botswana, Burkina Faso, The Gambia, La Cote d’Ivoire, the …

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Print article < GHANA HOSTS CABRI POLICY DIALOGUE ON WATER, SANITATION & HYGIENE >

| November 9, 2017

Representatives of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH-related) Ministries, and Finance and Health Ministries in twelve African countries are meeting in Accra, Ghana.

The countries are Ghana (Host Country), Mali, South Africa, Botswana, Burkina Faso, The Gambia, La Cote d’Ivoire, the …

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