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AfDB Concludes First Pan-African Training for Regulators of Derivatives and Commodities Exchanges

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire /African Press Organization (APO)/ The African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) on May 10, 2013 concluded a one-week, pan-African training workshop for African regulators of derivatives and commodities exchanges. The training workshop was held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
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CAR: Food crisis looms

NEW YORK, May 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Food assistance is emerging as an urgent humanitarian priority in the Central African Republic (CAR). Assessments carried out earlier this year show that many people cannot afford the little food that is available in markets, and that farmers have begun to eat the seeds that were meant for planting this season.
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MALI – EU: food crisis. Italy to supply logistic support and trainers

ROME, Italy, January 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The refugee emergency and food crisis are what most concern the European Union in Mali. The alarm was sounded by Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva upon her return from a mission to Bamako and Burkina Faso, one month on from her last visit. read more

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HUNGER SEASON BITES ACROSS SOUTHERN AFRICA AS MILLIONS FACE PROSPECT OF FOOD SHORTAGES

by Wallace Mawire
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Emergency Aid Headed to Niger for Sahel Crisis

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GAMBIA-SENEGAL TIMBER UNDERHAND DEAL FEEDS CHINA

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ILLEGAL TIMBER SMUGGLING INTO THE GAMBIA CURBS POVERTY DIMENSION, LEAVES OTHERS IN LIMBO

GAMBIA DECLARES 2011-2012 FARMING SEASON A FAILURE

After a poor harvest characterised by erratic rainfall gripped Sub-Saharan Africa, the government of The Gambia through the minister of Agriculture has declared 2011-2012 farming season a failure resulting from severe crop failures and a corresponding soaring of food prices. read more

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Mali/Niger: funding appeal aims to avert major humanitarian crisis

GENEVA, Switzerland, February 28, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — As the situation worsens in the Sahel, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is appealing for 12.3 million Swiss francs (about 10 million euros) in order to bring aid to some 700,000 people in Mali and Niger and thereby help forestall a major humanitarian crisis in the two countries. read more

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The European Commission makes a €30 million contribution to World Food Programme’s response in the Sahel region

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Niger Emergency Appeal: Over 3 million at risk as food crisis looms

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UN official calls for mechanism to address problems facing Africa’s Sahel region

Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs B. Lynn Pascoe. UN Photo/Evan Schneider read more

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Food Crisis Looms in Niger, Chad, Across Sahel

Concern Worldwide Warns that Slow Response Will Cost Lives read more

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