For the African continent to achieve sustainable development, more jobs must be created for its young people, including in the digitalized agriculture sectors, the United Nations agriculture chief told an international conference on Monday.
With many rural areas in Haiti still recovering from the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew in 2016, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) announced on Thursday that it is investing $10.8 million help restore agricultural productivity in some the worst affected areas of the island nation.
Millions of women, children and men worldwide are at risk of acute hunger in countries affected by natural disasters and conflict, according the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Charlotta Lomas spoke with Roseanne Marchesich, Head of FAO's Emergency Response and Resilience Team.
Farmers living on the Indian Ocean Comoros archipelago are being supported through a UN Development Programme (UNDP) initiative, to adapt to climate change in an effort to ensure they can continue to prosper in one of Africa’s poorest nations.