Pretoria Declaration: For the improvement of Traceability and Livestock Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
Sub-Saharan African countries have adopted a declaration on animal identification and recording, a move that is expected to improve food security, livestock genetics and better flock management as well as manage animal health and disease control.
The regional workshop on the Formulation of a Strategy, Action Plan and Programme Proposal on Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation in Fisheries and Aquaculture in the CARICOM and Wider Caribbean Region was held in Kingston, Jamaica, from 10 to 12 December 2012. The workshop brought together 65 local, national and regional stakeholders involved in fisheries, aquaculture, disaster risk management (DRM) and climate change adaptation (CCA).
FSS 2015 1st Quarter Highlights
SEFSec new methodology agreed by the FSAU
PCBS and WFP signed the LoA for SEFSec 2014
In-depth Agricultural Damages Assessment in Gaza
Winter storms needs and response
EFSA Agric component survey report finalised
Sector performance evaluation survey
FS Watch new edition
Technical Working Groups review
Steering Committee held in February
FAO Director-General addresses Astana Economic Forum
21 May 2015, Astana, Kazakhstan - Eradicating chronic hunger and malnutrition worldwide will require the collaboration of both developed and emerging economies, and Kazakhstan is well positioned for leadership in this area. These were among the points highlighted by FAO Director-General Jose' Graziano da Silva as he addressed the VIII Astana Economic Forum here today.
The Medical Unit provides a variety of consultations to employees on specific health issues and concerns as they relate to the workplace.
The Medical officer reports to the Chief, Medical Unit under the overall guidance of the Assistant-Director General, CS
Clinical medicine and occupational health including travel medicine
CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Investment Operations Experts
Contract duration: assignments from two to six weeks
Vacancy No. IRC2869
Deadline for Applications: 5 July 2015
The purpose of this call is to provide FAO’s Investment Centre Division (TCI) with a list of qualified candidates for a number of profiles in various locations as indicated below. The contract is home based with required travel for field missions.
One of the impacts of climate change is an increase in the incidence, severity and unpredictability of natural disasters. This e-learning course explains how livelihoods and tenure rights are affected by natural disasters, and illustrates how responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests can support a disaster management process through improved prevention, mitigation, preparedness, emergency response, and recovery and reconstruction.