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Regional training on the new CountrySTAT platform
    Rome - The quality of statistical information from 17 countries in sub-Saharan Africa will be dramatically increased with grant funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, reported FAO today.       The US$ 5.6 million grant over two years will allow the 17 countries identified, through the FAO...
While this year's World Press Freedom Day came and went with no sign that the long-awaited Access to Information Bill would be discussed by Parliament and passed into law, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) CountrySTAT initiative, though not dealing with Access to Information Legislation, shows that it is possible...
Malawi seems to be on the right track in ensuring food security but a report on human rights and food observes that there is something missing in the country-the adoption of an overarching human rights framework for the eradication of hunger.   The first and founding president of Malawi, the late Hastings...