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Ghana : Pilot study tracking implementation of AU land declaration

The Land Policy Initiative (LPI) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), will on Thursday hold an inception workshop in Accra, Ghana, to launch the Monitoring and Evaluation of Land in Africa (MELA) project, a pilot study to track progress in the implementation of the African Union Declaration on Land Issues and Challenges in […]

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CAR violence driving more refugees into northern DRC

CAR violence driving more refugees into northern DRC, local communities stretched to cope Recent violence in southern border areas of Central African Republic is driving more people to flee, including into remote areas of northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, putting immense pressure on difficult-to-reach local communities close to the border. In Zemio, around 1,000 […]

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Uganda : Report – impact of climate related hazards and urbanization on child welfare

WHAT: The Government of Uganda and UNICEF will launch a report titled Emerging Global Challenges: Climate Related Hazards and Urbanization – Protecting Uganda’s Children, to highlight the impact of climate related hazards and urbanization on child welfare. WHEN: Wednesday 19 July 2017 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm WHERE: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), Main Conference Hall. […]

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Libya : Main results of the Foreign Affairs Council

The Council adopted conclusions on Libya. The EU warmly welcomes the appointment of Ghassan Salamé as new Special Representative of the UN Secretary General, who will play a central mediation role based on the Libyan Political Agreement. The conclusions recognises that recent violence threatens Libya’s stability. The EU believes there is no solution to the […]

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