Humanitarian

Equatorial Guinea: African trust fund for food security becomes reality

Equatorial Guinea: African trust fund for food security becomes reality

February 25, 2013 at 09:31

African trust fund for food security becomes reality / Equatorial Guinea provides first contribution of $30 million for “Africa for Africa” anti-hunger pool Equatorial Guinea today donated $30 million to […]

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Why the Sahel needs $1.6 billion again this year

Why the Sahel needs $1.6 billion again this year

February 25, 2013 at 05:00

The 2013 Sahel Regional Strategy calls for US$1.66 billion to help meet humanitarian needs and build up resilience among vulnerable groups – an identical figure to the 2012 crisis appeal […]

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Diaspora Engagement Can Help to Develop Health Sector in South Sudan

Diaspora Engagement Can Help to Develop Health Sector in South Sudan

February 22, 2013 at 09:53

IOM this week organized a three-day seminar on harnessing diaspora engagement for the development of South Sudan’s health sector – a vital need in a new country with some of […]

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Egyptian farmers fearful as locust threat looms

Egyptian farmers fearful as locust threat looms

February 22, 2013 at 09:40

Scattered pockets of locusts in southern Egypt and northern Sudan are a threat to agricultural land, warns the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Countries along the Red Sea should […]

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Chair of the African Union Commission visits the European Parliament

Chair of the African Union Commission visits the European Parliament

February 20, 2013 at 07:42

MEP Barbara Lochbihler (Greens/EFA, DE), chair of the EP Human Rights Subcommittee receives Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, chair of the African Union Commission on behalf of EP President Martin Schulz. A […]

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Kenya / Invitation to a press conference on Tuesday 19th February 2013, Serena Hotel at 2.00 p.m

Kenya / Invitation to a press conference on Tuesday 19th February 2013, Serena Hotel at 2.00 p.m

February 19, 2013 at 09:00

Invitation to a press conference on Tuesday 19th February 2013, Serena Hotel at 2.00 p.m What: Group of Concerned Kenyans Initiative (for peaceful, transparent & credible elections) – Press Conference […]

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Staff of UN food agencies in Mozambique receive Award of Excellence / FAO, IFAD and WFP work together to improve food security

Staff of UN food agencies in Mozambique receive Award of Excellence / FAO, IFAD and WFP work together to improve food security

February 15, 2013 at 11:05

Staff of UN food agencies in Mozambique receive Award of Excellence / FAO, IFAD and WFP work together to improve food security   In acknowledgement of the importance of partnership […]

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SA: Moladi housing model builds communities

SA: Moladi housing model builds communities

February 14, 2013 at 07:38

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa – AfricanBrains Decent housing is one of the key factors in the fight against poverty and social exclusion. It is not just about putting a roof over […]

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Locust invasion threatens underfunded Madagascar

Locust invasion threatens underfunded Madagascar

February 14, 2013 at 06:00

After years of underfunding its locust management programme, Madagascar is threatened by a major swarm that could infest most of the island country. “If nothing is done this year, there […]

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UN CERF Backs IOM Flood Response in Mozambique

UN CERF Backs IOM Flood Response in Mozambique

February 11, 2013 at 08:22

The UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$ 1 million to enable IOM to expand its distribution of shelter kits to flood victims in Mozambique. Yesterday (7/2) IOM […]

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