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24 May 2017 description

UNESCO (Dakar, Headquarters and IICBA), the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Centre for International Understanding (APCEIU) and the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), represented by its Institut de la Francophonie pour l’éducation et la formation (IFEF), organized a capacity-building workshop on prevention of violent extremism through education (PVE-E) in West Africa and the Sahel. This event took place in Dakar, Senegal, from 9 to 11 May 2017.

22 May 2017 description
report Afrique Verte

Synthèse par pays :

Au Niger, la tendance générale de l’évolution des prix des céréales est à la hausse pour les céréales sèches et à la stabilité pour le riz. Les hausses sont observées pour le mil à Zinder (+17%), à Maradi (+16%), à Agadez (+15%), à Dosso (+10%), à Tillabéry (+6%) et à Niamey (+4%), pour le sorgho à Maradi (+20%), à Zinder (+10%), à Agadez et Niamey (+8%) et Dosso (+5%), et pour le maïs à Maradi (+15%), à Dosso et Agadez (+13%), à Niamey (+11%) et à Zinder et Tillabéry (+8%). Aucune baisse n’a été enregistrée sur aucun marché.

20 May 2017 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Above-average harvest gathered in 2016

  • Coarse grain prices seasonally increased in recent months and are above their year-earlier levels

  • Humanitarian assistance continues to be needed mostly for Malian refugees in northern Sahel region

Starting of 2017 rainy season in south

Early but limited rains were registered in the southern part of the country in May allowing land preparation and first plantings to start. Elsewhere, seasonably dry conditions prevail.

19 May 2017 description

Despite recent seasonal rainfall, moisture deficits remain in central Kenya and Somalia

  1. Following rains during early March, significant long-term moisture deficits remain throughout central and eastern Madagascar.

  2. Inconsistent rainfall since late December has led to continued dryness across many parts of western Angola.

19 May 2017 description

Contents

269 Dracunculiasis eradication: global surveillance summary, 2016

286 Fact sheet on Ebola virus disease (updated May 2017)

Sommaire

269 Éradication de la dracunculose: bilan de la surveillance mondiale, 2016

286 Aide-mémoire sur la maladie à virus Ebola (mis à jour en mai 2017)

16 May 2017 description

Mostly normal start of season with average or better, well distributed rainfall

KEY MESSAGES

  • The onset of the long season (March to July) rains occurred in early March in the bi-modal zone and gradually expanded northward following the ITF migration to reach the Sudanian-Guinean zone in April and southern Sahelian zone in late April-early May.

16 May 2017 description

Avant-propos

La politique belge en matière de développement international subit de profondes transformations.
Dans l’élan des Objectifs de développement durable, nous définissons dans de nombreux domaines une nouvelle approche et endossons un leadership international, avec pour mot d’ordre l’innovation.
La Belgique joue un rôle de premier plan dans le domaine de la numérisation et du développement. Sous son impulsion, l’Union européenne a décidé d’accorder désormais une place de choix aux technologies numériques dans le cadre de sa politique de développement.

16 May 2017 description
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Preface

The Belgian international development policy is undergoing a complete transformation. Under the impulse of the Sustainable Development Goals we opt in many different fields for a new approach and for international leadership. Innovation is the key word in this context.

16 May 2017 description

Amnesty International launches new global campaign, ‘Brave’, to stop the wave of attacks against those defending human rights

At least 87 human rights defenders and 48 journalists arbitrarily arrested in West Africa since 2014

One protester killed every five days during demonstrations

States across the region deploy unlawful killings, arrests, surveillance and administrative sanctions to inhibit human rights work

12 May 2017 description

285.0 M required for 2017

71.8 M contributions received, representing 25% of requirements

213.2 M funding gap for West Africa

12 May 2017 description

Recent seasonal rainfall helps partially alleviate abnormal dryness in East Africa

  1. Despite rainfall during early March, significant long-term moisture deficits remain throughout central and eastern Madagascar due to very poor rains earlier in the season.

  2. Inconsistent rainfall since late December have led to moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions across many parts of western Angola.

11 May 2017 description
report European Commission

TRUST FUND FOR STABILITY AND ADDRESSING ROOT CAUSES OF IRREGULAR MIGRATION AND DISPLACED PERSONS IN AFRICA

11 May 2017 description

Key messages

  • The populations of northern Mali are exhausted by two consecutive food crisis and five years of conflict between the army, separatists groups and radical Islamist militias. Despite the signature of a peace agreement in June 2015, the deal has not yet provided peace dividends, the security situation is volatile and humanitarian needs are increasing again due to intercommunity clashes in Central Mali and as a consequence of the agropastoral situation in the north.

11 May 2017 description

La société de commercialisation de lubrifiants, Total Burkina a offert un lot de moustiquaires d’une valeur d’environ 7 Millions au ministère de la Santé. La cérémonie de remise a eu lieu ce matin 27 avril 2017 à la centrale d’achats des médicaments essentiels et générique (CAMEG).

Un acte salutaire pour Total Burkina qui voit dans cette geste sa part contributive dans la lutte contre le paludisme dans notre pays, le Burkina Faso. Ce n’est pas la première fois, que cette société dévoile aux yeux du monde son engagement social.

11 May 2017 description

Key highlights

  • Despite governments' and partners' efforts, the food security and nutrition situation is still alarming in the Lake Chad Basin (Niger-Nigeria-Chad) and in the north of Mali, where 5 million people are classified in Crisis, Emergency and Famine (CH phase 3, 4 and 5).

10 May 2017 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR NOVEMBER 2017

09 May 2017 description
  • Monsieur le Ministre d’Etat, Ministre de la Sécurité ;
  • Excellence Monsieur l’Ambassadeur du Japon ;
  • Monsieur le Directeur Général de la Police Nationale ;
  • Madame la Directrice de la Police des Frontières ;
  • Mesdames et messieurs les Directeurs et chefs de service ;
  • Honorables invités ;
  • Mesdames et Messieurs ;