FMD Investigation Training Course for Southern Africa

Are you a veterinarian from Southern Africa and interested in learning how to investigate and control outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease? The FAO Subregional Office for Southern Africa and the European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease invite you to take part in the first online course to be launched through a new Virtual Learning Center initiative. The online Foot-and-Mouth … Continue reading FMD Investigation Training Course for Southern Africa

Beating Vitamin A deficiency

By Daphne Machiri The orange flesh sweet potato (OFSP) has shown huge potential in boosting food security and fighting vitamin A deficiency. These sweet potatoes have a classic deep orange colour. In the country, HarvestPlus Zimbabwe, in collaboration with the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement, has embarked on a nutrition campaign to … Continue reading Beating Vitamin A deficiency

Operational partnerships: A catalyst for transformational change

Download Zimbabwe has some of the highest levels of food insecurity in Sub-Saharan Africa, regardless of the outcome of its agricultural seasons. In this context, the engagement with operational partners in the context of Zimbabwe Livelihoods and Food Security Programme (LFSP) has had a profound impact on FAO’s ability to achieve results on the ground. … Continue reading Operational partnerships: A catalyst for transformational change