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Nouveau rapport : « La faim, un business comme un autre »

comment la Nouvelle Alliance du G8 menace le droit à l’alimentation en Afrique.

16 septembre 2014. Il y a deux ans, le G8 lançait la Nouvelle Alliance pour la Sécurité Alimentaire et la Nutrition (NASAN), dans le but affiché d’améliorer la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition et aider quelques 50 millions de personnes en Afrique sub-saharienne à sortir de la pauvreté d’ici à 2022, en « libérant le pouvoir du secteur privé ».

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World + 36 others
Food Assistance Outlook Brief, September 2014

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR MARCH 2015

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Mali + 3 others
Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) Mali (ECHO/MLI /BUD/2014/9100) Last update: 05/09/2014 Version 2

AMOUNT: EUR 33 000 000

0 . MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

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Burkina Faso + 1 other
2014-2016 Plan de réponse stratégique Burkina Faso - Révision Août 2014

RÉSUMÉ

Objectifs stratégiques

  1. Recueillir les données sur les risques et les vulnérabilités, les analyser et intégrer les résultats dans la programmation humanitaire et de développement.

  2. Soutenir les populations vulnérables à mieux faire face aux chocs en répondant aux signaux d’alerte de manière anticipée, réduisant la durée du relèvement post-crise et renforçant les capacités des acteurs nationaux.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Mali + 3 others
HUMANITARIAN IMPLEMENTATION PLAN (HIP) MALI (Last update: 05/09/2014 Version 2)

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European Union
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MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

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World + 19 others
Global Weather Hazards Summary - September 12 - 18, 2014

Dryness remains despite improved rains in Latin America and Haiti

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Below-average rains during the Belg season and a late onset of the Kiremt rains have led to persistent moisture deficits, which have delayed planting and hurt the development of already-planted crops over the Arsi and West Arsi areas of central Ethiopia.

  2. An early cessation of Mar-May seasonal rainfall and an abnormally dry July has hurt crop and pasture conditions in parts of central and northern Ethiopia.

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World + 34 others
Food Assistance Outlook Brief August 2014

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR FEBRUARY 2015 External needs in FEB. ?

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Ethiopia + 9 others
Climate Prediction Center’s Africa Hazards Outlook September 11 – September 17, 2014

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  • A seasonable distribution of rainfall was received across parts of the Sahel during the last week.
  • Little relief to seasonal dryness was observed throughout parts of central Ethiopia.

1) Below-average rains during the Belg season and a late onset of the Kiremt rains have led to persistent moisture deficits, which have delayed planting and negatively affected the development of already-planted crops over the Arsi and West Arsi zones in central Oromia of central Ethiopia.

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Mali + 3 others
Mali : Tableau de bord humanitaire (au 9 septembre 2014)

Aperçu de la situation

Le conflit armé affectant le nord du Mali depuis 2012 a subi une escalade en janvier 2013. Au plus fort de la crise, près d'un demi million de personnes ont fui le nord du pays pour se réfugier dans le sud du Mali ou les pays voisins. La majorité d'entre eux sont aujourd'hui rentrés.

126 249 personnes demeurent Déplacées Internes (PDIs) dans les différentes régions du pays et 139 491 sont réfugiés en Mauritanie, Burkina Faso, au Niger et dans d'autres pays.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Qatar Charity's History in Burkina Faso; Relief through to Development

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Qatar Charity

Qatar Charity's office in Burkina Faso has implemented 609 projects in the past three years' worth QAR 21 million (USD 5.8 million). A mainstay of the transitional programming has been the establishment of health centers, digging of wells, provision of sanitation facilities and building of schools. Working oftentimes in partnership with local charities, Qatar Charity works predominately in poorer rural municipalities and provinces to meet locally identified gaps in community services.

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World + 3 others
How Research Can Banish Water and Food Scarcity

Frank Rijsberman September 05, 2014

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Burkina Faso + 1 other
Sahel : il faut une révolution des pratiques agricoles

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Caritas

Le père Isidore Ouedraogo, secrétaire exécutif de Caritas Burkina Faso, propose au Sahel une révolution des méthodes et des pratiques agricoles pour aider les populations à mieux résister aux crises alimentaires.

Le Burkina Faso souffre de crises alimentaires répétitives depuis cinq ans. Comment se manifeste le déficit pluviométrique en cours ?

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World + 21 others
WHO and Health Sector: Mid‐year funding status for 2014 Strategic Response Plans and other appeals, August 2014 

WHO African Region
Thirteen of the 25 strategic response plans and consolidated appeals come from countries in the African region. Six of these 13 appeals have not yet received funding in 2014. 

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
There are nine appeals from countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region in 2014. Six of the appeals in this region have a funding gap over 65%.

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5 facts about linking smallholder farmers to markets in Burkina Faso

P4P has assisted smallholders in Burkina Faso to improve post-harvest handling, increase yields and improve crop quality. This has enabled farmers’ organizations to market their surplus to private sector and institutional markets. Continue reading to learn five facts about progress made in Burkina Faso.

The government has started a P4P-like procurement programme.

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Senegal + 3 others
Training to improve water management in the Sahel

Vulnerable populations in the Sahel region are faced with a number of challenges related to difficult access to water resources. A workshop involving environmental experts, technicians and professionals from the water sector is being held in Bamako, Mali, from September 1 to 9, 2014. In total, 21 participants from Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, and Senegal will benefit from this training.

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Burkina Faso Bulletin des Prix août 2014

Le mil, le maïs et le sorgho sont les produits alimentaires les plus importants pour la consommation ménagère. Le mil est le produit de base des ménages les plus vulnérables, tandis que le maïs et le sorgho contribuent aussi au panier alimentaire de la majorité des autres ménages. Le marché de Sankaryare est le plus vaste et le plus important d’Ouagadougou; il approvisionne d’autres marchés du pays et dans la région. Koudougou se trouve dans l'une des régions les plus peuplées du pays, où une majorité des ménages dépend du marché pour son ravitaillement alimentaire.

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World + 29 others
Hidden in Plain Sight: a statistical analysis of violence against children

Over the last decade, recognition of the pervasive nature and impact of violence against children has grown. Still, the phenomenon remains largely undocumented and underreported.

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Mali + 3 others
Formation pour améliorer la gestion des ressources en eau dans le Sahel

Les populations vulnérables des pays de la région du Sahel font face des nombreux défis liés aux difficultés d’accès aux ressources en eau.Un atelier, qui réunit à la fois experts environnementaux, techniciens et professionnels du secteur de l’eau, se tient à Bamako, Mali, du 1er au 9 septembre 2014. Au total, 21 participants en provenance du Burkina Faso, de la Guinée-Bissau, du Mali et du Sénégal bénéficient de cette formation.

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Ethiopia + 14 others
Climate Prediction Center’s Africa Hazards Outlook September 4 – September 10, 2014

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  • Suppressed seasonal rains were received across the western Sahel during late August.
  • Enhanced rains continued over western Ethiopia, eastern Sudan and eastern South Sudan.

1) Below-average rains during the Belg season and a late onset of the Kiremt rains have led to persistent moisture deficits, which have delayed planting and negatively affected the development of already-planted crops over the Arsi and West Arsi zones in central Oromia of central Ethiopia.

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World + 66 others
CrisisWatch N°133 - 1 September 2014

The fight for control of Libya between the Misrata-led Islamist-leaning coalition and the Zintan-led forces is escalating by the day. Hundreds have been killed and thousands displaced in over six weeks of clashes and heavy artillery fire. The Misrata side emerged victorious in the battle over Tripoli’s international airport, taking control of the capital, and made advances around Benghazi, but the larger political divide remains unresolved.