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Africa: How NGOs in Rich Countries Control Their Counterparts in Poor Countries..and Why They...

Nairobi — Many NGOs around the world are fighting inequality between the rich and the poor, between the policies that make rich countries richer,...
FAO organizes regional workshop on Water Hyacinth management and control in Al Nahr Al Kabir River

FAO organizes regional workshop on Water Hyacinth management and control in Al Nahr Al...

Tripoli, 27 June 2019 - About 25 plant protection, bio-control and water management specialists from Syria and Lebanon participated in a workshop held...

South Africa: Battle Lines Drawn Over Death of Willie the Koala At Pretoria Zoo

By Duncan AlfredsThe death of Willie the koala bear at the National Zoological Gardens (NZG) in Pretoria is the result of a long strike,...

South Africa: Peppering of Snow Set for Eastern Cape Amid Cold Snap

A dusting of snow has been forecast for parts of the Eastern Cape over the weekend amid a cold snap, according to data from...
Training of trainers on the reduction of food waste and the preservation of food with the National Union of Tunisian Women

Training of trainers on the reduction of food waste and the preservation of food...

©FAO/ Targeted awareness will help reduce food waste during festive seasons.3 May 2019, Bizerte -- In the framework of the Food and...
IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Saudi Arabia

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Saudi Arabia

On July 10, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary ...

Zimbabwe: Govt to Cede 70 Percent Ownership to Russia’s Aldrosa in Diamonds Deal

By Leopold MunhendeRussian Diamond exploration and mining giant Alrosa will...
Mosquito Population Successfully Suppressed Through Pilot Study Using Nuclear Technique in China

Mosquito Population Successfully Suppressed Through Pilot Study Using Nuclear Technique in China

For the first time, a combination of the nuclear sterile insect technique (SIT) with the incompatible insect technique (IIT) has...

Zimbabwe: Zesa to Increase Tariffs As Power Crisis Continues

By Audience MutemaGovernment has given the green light to power utility, Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) to increase its tariffs in the wake of...
FAO - News Article: The world is off-track to meet most food and agriculture-related Sustainable Development Goals

FAO – News Article: The world is off-track to meet most food and agriculture-related Sustainable Development...

18 July 2019, Rome - The world is off track to meet most of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets linked to hunger, food...

Africa: The World Is Off-Track to Meet Most Food and Agriculture-Related Sustainable Development Goals

Rome — The world is off track to meet most of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets linked to hunger, food security and nutrition,...

South Africa: Daily Struggle to Get Water in Pietermaritzburg Location

By Nompendulo NgubaneWater trucks no longer deliver, and a project to install taps has stopped in Umkhambathini Residents in Umkhambathini, Maqongqo location, in Pietermaritzburg have...
“Cairo Declaration” urges policy coherence between water and agriculture sectors and calls for a new generation for policies and investments

“Cairo Declaration” urges policy coherence between water and agriculture sectors and calls for a...

“Cairo Declaration” urges policy coherence between water and agriculture sectors and calls for a new generation for policies and investments4 April 2019,...
Latest Gulf Storm Brings Tough Choices for Residents of Disappearing Isle de Jean Charles

Latest Gulf Storm Brings Tough Choices for Residents of Disappearing Isle de Jean Charles

While most of Louisiana was spared Barry’s wrath last week, Isle de Jean Charles, a quickly eroding strip of land among coastal wetlands in...

Nigeria: Oil Pollution – Nosdra to Fine Sop Defaulting Companies N500, 000, Above

National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) said to address the impact of oil pollution on ground water and environment by the activities...

Namibia: Two Suspected Poachers Arrested in Zambezi Region Again

By Lugeretzia KooperTWO men were arrested at Katima Mulilo in the Zambezi region on Wednesday after they were found in possession of four elephant...

Kenya: Sonko – I Have No Apologies for Pangani Midnight Demolitions

By Hilary KimuyuNairobi Governor Mike Sonko has said he has no apologies or regrets for Monday night's demolitions in Pangani Estate. Tenants spent Monday night...
Ministry of Agriculture and FAO establish five-year Avian Influenza Prevention and Control Strategy in Egypt

Ministry of Agriculture and FAO establish five-year Avian Influenza Prevention and Control Strategy in...

Worksop participantsCairo, 25 September 2017- In collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Ministry of Agriculture...

Ghana: Ghanaians Urged to Save for Retirement

Chief Executive Officer of one of Ghana's leading pensions administrators, Negotiated Benefits Trust Company (NBC Ghana Trust), William Asiedu Yeboah has charged Ghanaians to...

Uganda: World Chimpanzee Day – Ugandans Urged to Protect Natural Habitats

By Edgar R. BatteA century ago, there were an estimated two million chimpanzees in Africa, but human activities like deforestation and poaching, have caused...

Ghana to Implement a National Framework for Climate Services

press release By Rachel SarpongA Deputy Minister for Communications, Mr. Vincent Odotei Sowah, has indicated that the government is keen on retooling the Ghana Meteorological...

Namibia: Rio Tinto Finally Sells Rössing

By Adam HartmanRÖSSING Uranium has finally been sold to Chinese state-owned China National Uranium Corporation Limited (CNUC), the company announced yesterday. Rio Tinto, who have...

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