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Le Comité Consultatif pour l’Agriculture et l’Alimentation de la CEDEAO recommande l’adoption du Cadre d’Orientation Stratégiques 2025 et du PRIASAN de Seconde Génération 2016-2020 16/12/2016

Sous les auspices de la Commission de la Communauté Economique des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (CEDEAO), s’est tenue une réunion du Comité (...)

Conclusions et de recommandations de la 2nde réunion du Comité de pilotage du Programme pour la libre circulation des produits agricoles en Afrique de l’Ouest, le 27 Septembre 2016 24/11/2016

Sur l’initiative de la Communauté Économique des États de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (CEDEAO), a été organisée le 26 Septembre 2016, à Lomé, République (...)

Conclusions et recommandations of the Regional workshop to launch the drafting process of the NAIPs and RAIP of 2nd generation, held in Abidjan from may 30 to june 2, 2016 1er/07/2016

The regional inception workshop of the drafting process of the National Agricultural Investment Plans (NAIPs) and the Regional Agricultural (...)

Conclusions et recommandations de la réunion du groupe technique de suivi du processus d’élaboration des PNIA et du PRIA de 2ème génération, 26-27 avril 2016 Accra (Ghana) 6/05/2016

Dans la perspective du lancement de la deuxième génération de Plans Nationaux d’Investissement Agricole (PNIAs) et du Plan Régional d’Investissement (...)

News

4th Forum on the agro-hydro-climatic seasonal forecast in sudano-sahelian Africa (PRESASS, 2017) 13/06/2017

A season with overall above average rainfall, an early to normal onset and equivalent or above average water levels in most river basins is expected in 2017

Warning : the Fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda, the new maize pest in West Africa, has reached Niger 13/06/2017

After being reported in the Department of Torodi and the Dosso region (RECA, 2016), S. frugiperda continues its explosive spread and has been reported in several areas of Niger where damage has been reported. This propagation seems to continue even in the dry season on the irrigated crops of off-season because the insect observes no stoppage of development in its cycle as the conditions are favorable.

Insécuritéalimentaire en Afrique : trois ONG demandent aux bailleurs de ne plus financer les agropoles . 9/06/2017

À la veille du G20 Africa Partnership, les 12 et 13 juin à Berlin, Action contre la Faim, le CCFD-Terre Solidaire et Oxfam France ont publié, mercredi 7 juin, un rapport sur les pôles de croissance agricoles. Pour ces ONG il s'agit là de « solutions miracles pour lutter contre la faim », qui aggraveraient l’insécurité alimentaire des populations africaines.

30% food crops produced annually lost due to poor post-harvest management- Minister 7/06/2017

Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto has stated that food security and food safety are priority areas for the Akufo-Addo government. According to reports, about 1.2 million people, representing 5 percent of Ghana’s population are food insecure whiles 2 million are vulnerable to become food insecure. The key causes of food insecurity in Ghana are generally linked to post-harvest losses.

Agenda

Revitalizing national SPS committees and regional consultation in prioritizing SPS matters, Ouagadougou, 5-7 July 2017 16/06/2017

It was observed that these national SPS committees were not active/nonfunctional especially in the ECOWAS Member States. This situation was the (...)

2nd edition of the Technical Discussions of PRAPS, Niamey from 3 to 5 July 2017 13/06/2017

Under the theme "Prevention and Management of Pastoral Crises: Preparation, Alert and Response", ETP2, like ETP1, remains a forum, an annual (...)

Workshop to launch the regional policy dialogue process for the development of The ECOWAS regional fisheries policy and aquaculture within the framework of the Regional Agricultural Policy (ECOWAP), from 4 to 6 July 2017, Abuja Nigeria 13/06/2017

The ECOWAS Commission's Directorate for Agriculture and Rural Development, with the support of FAO and the European Union, is planning a workshop (...)

Workshop on the Handbook of Procedures for the Regional Food Security Reserve in West Africa, from 28 to 30 june 2017 à Lomé 30/05/2017

The overall objective of the workshop is to present and discuss procedures for the operation of the RRSA. Specific objectives are to: i) present (...)

 
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