Tag Archives: Food Crisis
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.
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.
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.
by Wallace Mawire
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.
The European Commission makes a €30 million contribution to World Food Programme’s response in the Sahel region
Concern Worldwide Warns that Slow Response Will Cost Lives