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Embrapa-PAA Africa: first steps in Mozambique

15/07/2014 First mission of dialogue and diagnosis was held in May; proposal for training activities in the second semester is under discussion. From 12 to 27 May 2014, an EMBRAPA (Brazilian Enterprise for Agricultural Research) technical mission in support to

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ECOSOC Humanitarian Segment discusses local food purchase

24/06/2014 Side event carried out in parallel with the United Nations Economic and Social Council Humanitarian Segment will debate new approaches for sustainable humanitarian assistance   The side event “Cash transfers, local purchases and social safety-nets: building resilience & bridging

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Local food purchase from family farmers to fight hunger: African governments reaffirm their commitment

  Seminar on the Purchase from Africans for Africa (PAA Africa) and institutional markets in Addis Ababa brought together authorities and civil society from eight African countries, Brazil and the UN. Last week Addis Ababa hosted the PAA Africa and Institutional Markets

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From Brazil to Ethiopia: Experiences On Empowering Farmers

02/05/2014 In June, top officials will gather in Ethiopia to assess the achievements of the two-year-old Purchase from Africans for Africa programme, a groundbreaking, Brazilian-inspired initiative to empower smallholder farmers that has been rolled out in five African nations: Ethiopia,

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