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Take a look at West Africa now: Atlas shows dynamic new landscape changes

Interactive training workshop enables six more West African countries to have key data on land use and land cover impact read more

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New Pricing Agreement will offer Antiretrovirals at $75/person/year

Through a strong collaboration and joint efforts, South African Government together with the Government of Kenya, and other key players including USAID, UNITAID, UK DFID, UNAIDS, PEPFAR, CHAI, among others, have agreed to a new price which offers antiretrovirals at $75/person/year. Announced by South Africa’s Minister of Health, the move is to enable low and middle income nations to provide antiretroviral therapy to patients. The new affordable price is expected to increase the accessibility of the treatment while increasing the global task to provide for the known 36.7million people living with HIV. read more

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USAID Study Examines Impact of Trade-Related Fees and Charges in Ghana

The study details how official and unofficial fees and charges associated with trade impact Ghana’s trade volume, government revenues, and private sector viability read more

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Syngenta to establish 20 seedling production sites in 20 districts in Zambia

Syngenta (www.Syngenta.com) in Zambia, through its subsidiary MRI Seed, has partnered with the Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation, a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) programme implemented by Fintrac Inc. (www.Fintrac.com), to help smallholder farmers gain access to high-quality, disease-free horticultural seedlings, giving them the opportunity to become commercially viable vegetable farmers. read more

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Africa Sustainable Livestock 2050 launched

On the 25th of March, a cross-sectorial initiative analyzing the impact of a growing livestock sector on public health, the environment, and livelihood launched in Addis Ababa. The Africa Sustainable Livestock 2050 (ASL2050) encourages governments to think beyond livestock today, for the people of tomorrow. Government ministers and representatives from Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) met today in Ethiopia to discuss the future of the livestock sector in Africa. read more

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Breast Cancer More Aggressive in Men

Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG) works through private institutions to improve the quality of life in rural and urban poor communities of Uganda. UHMG works towards increasing access to affordable quality health solutions in malaria, HIV/AIDS, family planning and maternal and child health interventions. read more

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Signing Ceremony for a Memorandum of Understanding on the Development of Geothermal Energy in East Africa between the US Agency for International Development and the AUC

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 28, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – MEDIA ADVISORY read more

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First Grain Warehouse Receipts Issued in Ghana

Both Producers and Consumers to Benefit 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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Africare to outline essential role of civil society, small-scale farming and best practices at this year’s AgriBusiness Forum

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Results Profile: Rwanda

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Clinical Care Options Announces Public/Private Partnership Targeting HIV Care In South Africa

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Airtel, GSMA work together to empower approximately 250,000 small-holder Kenyan farmers

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USAID Awards $50 Million to Plan International to Improve Health Care in Northern Uganda

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