Each year on World Habitat Day, we reflect on the state of human settlements and on what we want the cities of the future to look like. This year’s observance […]
Cominco completes DFS on the world’s largest and thickest undeveloped phosphate JORC Ore Reserves in the Republic of Congo and will provide necessary infrastructure and services to facilitate the logistical […]
Malawi flooding: urgent assistance needed to confront massive and complex challenges, say UN experts
A group of United Nations human rights experts today urged the international community to rapidly provide all necessary funding and assistance to the Government of Malawi and humanitarian actors in response to some of the worst flooding in the country in living memory.
On, January 23rd, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods worth 15 million yen (Tents, Plastic sheets, etc.) to the Republic of Mozambique
More flooding expected in stricken Malawi as Red Cross appeals for 2.6 million Swiss francs in emergency funding
With more rain expected in flood-stricken Malawi and camps for displaced people overwhelmed, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an emergency appeal for 2.6 million Swiss francs to help 42,000 desperate people.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has started distribution of high-energy biscuits to people stranded by floodwaters in Nsanje district, one of the worst-affected by floods in southern Malawi.
ARC Insurance Company Limited (ARC Ltd) will pay US $25 million in drought insurance claims to three countries in the Sahel this month. Mauritania, Niger and Senegal
CEOs representing some of Africa’s most attractive mining companies will gather in Cape Town, South Africa, 9 – 12 February 2015 for the annual Investing in African Mining Indaba
On Tuesday, January 20, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods worth 19 million yen (Tents, Blankets, etc.) to Republic of Malawi
In Madagascar, the battle against an ongoing plague of locusts risks being lost as funds to continue operations to subdue widespread infestations of the crop-hungry insects run out
Weeks of heavy rains have left tens of thousands of families homeless and in desperate need of support across Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Africa Cup of Nations to rally support for home-grown efforts to end hunger / FAO and CAF kick off “African Football against Hunger”
This initiative is part of “African Football Against Hunger”, a collaboration between FAO and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to highlight the breakthrough commitment by African leaders to end hunger in the next decade.