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Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Equatorial Guinea: food security & South-South cooperation

The Government of Equatorial Guinea and FAO signed today a $31.5 million partnership agreement to promote agricultural development in Equatorial Guinea, and aims to support South-South Cooperation activities in other African countries. The new Partnership Programme, funded by Equatorial Guinea, shall be rolled out oer the next 7 years. It will focus on the priorities contained in the country's National Plan for Food Security  including increased production, diversification of food and management of natural resources; marketing, processing, conservation and rural finance; and strengthening human and institutional capacities. It also provides for the establishment of a new FAO Partnership and Liaison Office that will be responsible for the overall Programme coordination.

Source: agriculture.einnews.com