United States provides US$119 Million to World Food Programme (WFP) for School Meals in Five Countries

As classrooms around the developing world begin to re-open, the U.N. World Food Programme is receiving US$119 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide school meals in five countries in Asia and Africa. “Yet again, USDA demonstrates real leadership in reaching school-age children in the developing world with proper nutrition. In many countries, school meals are the only food some… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/united-states-provides-us119-million-to-world-food-programme-wfp-for-school-meals-in-five-countries?lang=en

African Union Covid-19 cases, Sept. 2, 2020

Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 2 September 2020, 6 pm

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (1,260,400), deaths (30,065), and recoveries (1,001,581) by region: Central (54,451 cases; 1,043 deaths; 46,284 recoveries): Burundi (445; 1; 357), Cameroon (19,142; 411; 17,651), CAR (4,711; 62; 1,790), Chad (1,017; 77; 884), Congo (4,628; 81″; 3,748), DRC (10,114; 260; 9,347), Equatorial Guinea (4,965; 83; 4,390), Gabon (8,533; 53; 7,264),… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-african-union-member-states-reporting-covid19-cases-as-of-2-september-2020-6-pm?lang=en

Coronavirus – Africa: New report identifies 27 countries heading for COVID-19-driven food crises — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

New analysis out today by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) identifies 27 countries that are on the frontline of impending COVID-19-driven food crises, as the pandemic’s knock-on effects aggravate pre-existing drivers of hunger. No world region is immune, from Afghanistan and Bangladesh in Asia, to Haiti, Venezuela and […]

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DFC to Launch Regional Team Based in Africa — Financing for Development in Africa

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) announced that it is launching the Africa Investment Advisor Program, which establishes a regional team based in Africa. The team will equip DFC to more proactively advance investments and expand its portfolio in this priority region, particularly as Africa continues to respond to both the health and economic fallout […]

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Coronavirus – African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (683,905) deaths (14,684), and recoveries (362,586) — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (683,905) deaths (14,684), and recoveries (362,586) by region: Central (42,790 cases; 855 deaths; 25,994 recoveries): Burundi (273; 1; 207), Cameroon (16,157; 373; 13,728), CAR (4,389; 53; 1,288), Chad (887; 75; 800), Congo (2,633; 49; 626), DRC (8,324; 193; 4,313), Equatorial Guinea (3,071; 51; 842), Gabon (6,315; 46; […]

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Coronavirus – Africa: International Organization for Migration (IOM), European Union (EU) Bolster Response to Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Returning Migrants Across West and Central Africa — Social News XYZ

The suspension of “non-essential activities” to limit the spread of COVID-19 in West and Central Africa has had a heavy socio-economic impact on some 34,000 returning migrants. Many already have set up microbusinesses as part of their reintegration assistance under the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration. To measure the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Coronavirus – Africa: International Organization for Migration (IOM), European Union (EU) Bolster Response to Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Returning Migrants Across West and Central Africa — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

The suspension of “non-essential activities” to limit the spread of COVID-19 in West and Central Africa has had a heavy socio-economic impact on some [34,000 returning migrants](https://migrationjointinitiative.org/sites/default/files/files/articles/eu-iomjointinitiativeflashreport26en.pdf). Many already have set up microbusinesses as part of their reintegration assistance under the [EU-IOM Joint… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-africa-international-organization-for-migration-iom-european-union-eu-bolster-response-to-economic-impact-of-covid19-on-returning-migrants-across-west-and-central-africa?lang=en

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Financiers of poverty, malnutrition and death – Part 2 — Watts Up With That?

Private ‘philanthropic’ foundations keep African families destitute, malnourished, dying early Paul Driessen It’s easy to farm organically in the wealthy, advanced EU and USA, where consumers can afford much more expensive organic meats, eggs, fruits and vegetables. 85 more words

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Financiers of poverty, malnutrition and death – Part 1 — Watts Up With That?

Private ‘philanthropic’ foundations join government agencies in funding anti-technology NGOs Paul Driessen The UN Food and Agriculture Organization, anti-development banks, the Agency for International Development (USAID), NGO (non-government organization) pressure groups and other eco-imperialists are properly condemned for using their money, power, and control over trade and lending to keep millions of African, Asian and…

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