Africa’s ground-breaking convention on internal displacement reaches first anniversary
GENEVA, 6 DECEMBER 2013: Today marks the first anniversary of the Kampala Convention. This is the world’s first-ever continental instrument that legally obliges African governments to protect and assist internally displaced people. In a report released today, the African Union Commission together
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I think the following infographic Boneyard: Three At-Risk Animal Species in Africa about at-risk animal species in Africa which has been compiled by superscholar.org will be of interest to you. It makes some important points and presents the information in an accessible way.
While around 18,000 new animal, insect or plant species are discovered yearly, other
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On African Statistics Day 2013, Development Initiatives and the Uganda Bureau of Statistics announce a joint project to bring ‘data use’ capacity training to East African organisations working for poverty eradication
Development Initiatives (DI), a not-for-profit organisation working to eradicate poverty by 2030, and the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), the agency responsible for coordinating,
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Today is Blog Action Day. Each year there is a theme and this year’s theme is Human Rights.
I was wondering what to write about and I came across Walk Free, an Australian organization which fights modern slavery an issue I feel quite strongly about. Walk Free estimate that over 20.9 million people are
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Managing risk key to sustainable development
NAIROBI, 11 October (IRIN) – The World Bank in its 2014 World Development Report (WDR) [ http://econ.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/EXTRESEARCH/EXTWDRS/EXTNWDR2013/0,,contentMDK:23330018~pagePK:8258258~piPK:8258412~theSitePK:8258025,00.html ] launched on 6 October 2013 places risk management and resilience building at the core of its development approach.
“The process of confronting risks, preparing for them, and coping
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