River Rwizi is located in Ankole Sub-region, western Uganda. River Rwizi, which covers approximately 8,200km, is the source of water for livelihood to both people and animals in Rakai, Lyantonde, Isingiro, Lwengo, Kiruhura, Mbarara, Bushenyi, Buhweju, Sheema and Rubirizi.
Nairobi. President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday declared the drought ravaging parts of the country a national disaster.
The declaration comes just a month after the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) said an estimated 2.1 million Kenyans face acute food shortage and would be in urgent need of assistance in the coming six months.
Abdoulie Fye, Director of Programmes and Operations at The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) has urged communities to build peace among themselves, within their village and also among their neighboring communities.
Mr. Fye made these remarks at Pieara Tenda, Upper River Region during the conclusion of the peace building fund project.
Tanzania is East Africa’s food forte. That is how it was seen during the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2021 Summit in Nairobi held between 7-10 September, which sought to highlight pathways to recovery and a resilient food systems.
AS Africa registered a significant first, becoming the first continent in the world to complete its digital landuse data, new revelations emerged about its trees outside of key forests in Africa
The Congolese government approved on September 20 the bill approving the partnership agreement with Total Nature Based Solutions (TNBS), Congo First Company (CFC), and Forest Neutral Congo (FNC) for the development of the State land reserve located at Léfini in the Plateaux department.
Lesotho and IFAD joint project to improve livelihoods of vulnerable small farmers
Living in the Lesotho mountainlands comes with more than its fair share of rigors, and small-scale farmers like Mrs. Maitumeleng Mabaleka struggle to survive. Land degradation and climate change have upended traditional agricultural practices for her and many others like her who struggle to make a living or grow enough food to feed their children and build a better future.
Coordination, data and inclusivity key to move ahead, says study
JOINT FAO-WFP NEWS RELEASE
People more likely to die of starvation caused by the economic fallout of COVID-19 pandemic than the disease itself, says the report
West and central Africa are staring at an unprecedented hunger crisis: At least 19 million people could face food insecurity between June and August 2020, due to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.