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30 Sep 2005 description


HIGHLIGHTS

- Significant reduction in overall volume of informal trade from Mozambique exacerbates worsening food security situation in Malawi.

- Informal maize exports from Tanzania mitigate declining exports from Mozambique.

- Overall trade in rice and beans continues to decline.

- First Regional Grain Summit in Nairobi advocates for a "maize without borders" policy within COMESA, EAC and SADC.

OVERALL SUMMARY OF TRADE

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U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

30 Sep 2005 description

This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Education, Food, Health, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation

30 Sep 2005 description

INTRODUCTION

This is the second issue for 2005 of this report prepared by the FAO Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS) on the food supply situation and cereal import and food aid requirements for all countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The report is designed to provide the latest analysis and information on the food situation in these countries to governments, international organizations and other institutions engaged in humanitarian operations.

30 Sep 2005 description

Episcopal Relief and Development is providing emergency assistance to people forced out of their homes after conflict in and around the northeast town of Boga in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

30 Sep 2005 description

The Synergie d'Education Communautaire et d'Appui (SE*CA) program promotes improved stability in war-affected areas by facilitating the reintegration of war-affected youths into their communities and increasing local, regional and national understanding of issues that are key to the political transition.

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report IRIN

KAMPALA, le 30 septembre (IRIN) - Le gouvernement congolais et la Mission des Nations unies en RDC (MONUC) ont un délai de deux mois pour désarmer les rebelles de l'Armée de Résistance du Seigneur (Lord's Resistance Army - LRA) qui se sont réfugiés dans l'est du Congo, ou l'armée ougandaise s'en chargera, a annoncé jeudi le président ougandais, Yoweri Museveni.

30 Sep 2005 description
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KINSHASA, 30 Sep 2005 (IRIN) - A constitutional referendum for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will not be held on 27 October as planned because only about half of the voters have registered so far, the head of the country's electoral commission said on Thursday.

"We will do everything to organise it before the end of the year," Apollinaire Malumalu, the chairman of the Electoral Commission, said.

"We are going to publish a definitive date soon," he added

As …

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KAMPALA, 30 September (IRIN) - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said on Thursday the Congolese government and the UN mission there known as MONUC must, in two months, disarm Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels who recently crossed into eastern Congo or his army would do so.

"If the international community does not come in to do it, we shall go there," he said at a news conference in the Ugandan capital, Kampala.

LRA Deputy Commander Vincent Otti led some 400 rebels into …

30 Sep 2005 description

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 30 (AFP) - The UN Security Council will embark on a week-long fact-finding mission to Africa's Great Lakes region in November, France's UN ambassador Jean-Marc de La Sabliere said Friday.

30 Sep 2005 description
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