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Food Security has been a key manifesto promise of successive governments, which is yet to see the light of day. In the mid 80s the then former military-turned civilian

Golden Tulip, Aberdeen, Freetown, Tuesday 3 November 2020 Advocacy Movement Network (AMNet) with support from Food and Agriculture Organization, International Institute for Sustainable Development and Oxfam, has commenced

FREETOWN - Putting women and girls front and centre in policy decisions and in programmes to tackle hunger and poverty is vital for reaching our goal of a

“Recognizing that food security and nutrition policies and outcomes will only advance if there is sufficient political will, commitment and strong leadership, we as Parliamentarians can play a

After winning the Presidential run-off election, members of the ruling Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) were telling food commodity importers to quickly sell their food stuffs especially rice

It is long overdue for the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to have probed the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) on why and how most of the

Kanayo F. Nwanze is the President of the United Nations rural development agency the International Fund for Agricultural Development. Nwanze, a Nigerian national, has been a member of

Sierra Leoneans love to eat rice. For them, rice is the food to live on. “It doesn’t matter what other food they eat, they must eat rice at

Two-day Convening Focused on Policy Reform for Smallholder Farmers and Way Forward DAKAR, Sénégal, November 20, 2013/ –  “Nearly 240 million Africans are malnourished and although only one-third of