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YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI ADDRESSES THE 71ST GENERAL DEBATE OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of Uganda has welcomed the push for the Sustainable Development Goals during the current General Assembly session as a way to eradicate abject poverty worldwide.

NO ONE WANTS TO BE A MIGRANT - MATTARELLA

President Materella of Italy has pledged to increase the collaboration that exists between his country and African countries in order to promote sustainable and equitable development on the African Continent. 

STYLE-UP AFRICAN AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has been urged to spearhead advocacy for increased mechanization in all agriculture value chains. 

ITALY PLEDGES INCREASED COLLABORATION TO END POVERTY AND HUNGER

President Sergio Mattarella of Italy has called for global partnerships, not only in defining but, in implementing sustainable and equitable programmes for human development.

THREE BILLION DOLLARS FOR SMALL-HOLDER AGRICULTURAL PRODUCERS

Known as "The Tenth Replenishment", this sum will go into IFAD loans and grants to small-holder farmers in developing countries, as well as for its administrative and capital development budgets. 

MALTA FUNDS MURCHISON FALLS EXPANSION

Under a partnership programme with the Government of Malta, Murchison National Park is set to get 720 million shillings for expanding its accommodation facilities.

TOGO TAKES IFAD TOP JOB

Officially endorsed by the African Union, Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo, Deputy Director-General in charge of operations and partnerships at the UN International Labor Organization, was duly elected President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on 15th February, 2017.

LEARNING AND TEACHING: COMMERCIAL DIPLOMACY BY ROME MISSION

As part of commercial diplomacy as well as strengthening relations with all countries of its accreditation, Uganda Embassy in Rome has embarked on an outreach programme to selected regions in these countries. 

SLOVENIA COMMITS TO DEEPENING TIES WITH UGANDA

President Borut Pahor of Slovenia has extended his greetings to all countries with whom Slovenia has diplomatic ties; assuring them of his commitment to deepen existing ties.