The Palestinians have been deprived of their inalienable rights, including the right to self-determination and statehood, for more than 60 years. Israelis live with an ever-present sense of insecurity. There is only one way to address such legitimate rights and fears: a peace agreement that results in an end of occupation, an end of conflict,… Read More »
Rome, Lilongwe – Malawi’s President Bingu wa Mutharika was awarded the Food and Agriculture Organization’s Agricola Medal in honour of his substantial contribution towards transforming the country’s economy from a state of food deficit to a net exporter of maize.
Across the world, in countries rich and poor, women are being beaten, trafficked, raped and killed. These human rights violations do more than harm individuals; they undermine the development, peace and security of entire societies.
This year’s observance of Africa Industrialization Day takes place at a challenging time. We face a global financial crisis. Food and fertilizer prices are significantly higher than they were two years ago. The accelerating impacts of climate change are becoming more apparent. The full impacts of these crises are not yet known, but some of… Read More »
Rome – Themba N. Masuku, until recently Director of the FAO Liaison Office with the United Nations in New York, has been appointed Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Swaziland.