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West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement to host stakeholder meeting in Maryland, USA

Business Ghana 12 Apr 2024
The West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) is set to convene a groundbreaking Stakeholder Engagement Meeting titled "Seeds of Tomorrow ... This event marks a pivotal step in reshaping agricultural strategies across Africa.
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West Africa Pharma & Healthcare Expo 2024 to showcase digital health solutions, E-pharma potential

B & FT Online 12 Apr 2024
The fourth edition of the West Africa Pharma Healthcare exposition- a comprehensive international pharmaceutical medical and healthcare industry exhibition – is set to take place from the 8th to 10th May 2024 in Accra.
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Nearly 55 million face hunger in West and Central Africa, UN warns

Al Jazeera 12 Apr 2024
Nearly 55 million people will struggle to feed themselves in the coming months in West and Central Africa as soaring prices have fuelled a food crisis, United Nations agencies have warned ... Chocolate prices rise as West Africa’s cocoa crisis deepens.
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Wofai Samuel participates in YALI LL Design Charette in Rwanda

This Day 12 Apr 2024
Wofai Samuel, an Alumni of YALI West Africa, Accra, stated that the Project is informed by the U.S.-African Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C ... the Chief of Party, YALI RLC, West Africa Accra, Dr.
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Wave of increased food insecurity hits West and Central Africa

Capital Ethiopia 12 Apr 2024
Almost 55 million people are facing further food and nutrition insecurity in West and Central Africa during the region’s three-month lean season from June through August, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.
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Nearly 55 million people face hunger in West and Central Africa

LBC International 12 Apr 2024
Soaring prices have helped fuel a food crisis in West and Central Africa, where nearly 55 million people will struggle to feed themselves in the coming months, UN humanitarian agencies warned on Friday.
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Worsening hunger grips West and Central Africa amid persistent conflict and economic turmoil

Capital Ethiopia 12 Apr 2024
West and Central Africa remain heavily dependent on imports to meet the population’s food needs ... “We need to invest more in resilience-building and longer-term solutions for the future of West Africa,” she added.
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Ukraine opens embassy in Cote d'Ivoire

China.dot.org 12 Apr 2024
"The opening of the embassy in Cote d'Ivoire, a country rightly considered one of the leaders in the West African region, is explained above all by our desire to intensify ...
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Kenya woos African tourists to boost revenues

China.dot.org 12 Apr 2024
Kenya has already rolled out a string of successful marketing initiatives including roadshows in the West African markets of Nigeria and Ghana as well as initiatives targeting East Africa travelers, Chepkemei said.
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GTCO Food and Drink Festival Set for 7th Edition

This Day 12 Apr 2024
... to celebrate the diverse culinary heritage of Africa ... GTCO is a leading financial services group with banking operations in Nigeria, West Africa, East Africa, and the United Kingdom, along with ne.
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K-Ricebelt project: Transferring expertise and technology to feed Africa

B & FT Online 12 Apr 2024
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) reports that although rice is a basic food in West Africa, only around 60 percent of the demand is met locally.
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Nexus Gold updates Dakouli 2 exploration plans, Burkina Faso

Resource World 12 Apr 2024
provided a corporate update regarding its plans to return to the Dakouli 2 Gold Project, located in Burkina Faso, West Africa ... West Africa holds some the planet’s most prolific gold endowments, and ...
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Russian military instructors arrive in Niger to train army

Business Ghana 12 Apr 2024
Russian military instructors have arrived in Niger to train the national army, as Moscow continues to bolster its influence in the troubled Sahel region of West Africa ... The West African country has ...
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The bodies of 4 women have been found in a migrant-type boat off Spain’s Mediterranean coast

Wtop 12 Apr 2024
Migrants regularly use such boats to reach Spain from northwest Africa ... Tens of thousands of migrants from sub-Saharan countries fleeing poverty, conflict and instability in West Africa try to reach Spain each year by boat ... 1 and Mar ... Source .
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Russia Sends Instructors, Air Defense System to Niger

Moscow Times 12 Apr 2024
Niger, one of the world's poorest countries, had been a frontline partner of the West in battling jihadists in Western and Central Africa ... Africa , Niger , Russian military.
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