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07 Dec 2016 description
report World Bank

PARIS, le 2 décembre 2016—A l’ occasion de la Conférence des Bailleurs de fonds et Investisseurs pour Madagascar qui s’est tenue à Paris les 1er et 2 décembre 2016, le Groupe de la Banque mondiale a annoncé un appui financier de l’ordre de 1,3 milliard de dollars pour soutenir le développement de Madagascar au cours des trois prochaines années.

06 Dec 2016 description

Johannesburg, 6 December 2016: Southern Africa is now entering the peak of the lean season following the worst El Niño-induced drought in decades. With food stocks largely depleted due to poor or failed harvests across the region, estimates of people in need of humanitarian assistance have increased by more than one million to 13.8 million, mainly due to rising needs in Madagascar, Malawi, and Zimbabwe.

05 Dec 2016 description

Introduction

Lorsqu’une communauté est frappée par une catastrophe ou lorsqu’une crise survient, il faut réagir vite a fin de protéger ses moyens d’existence. Quand ceux-ci sont principalement agricoles, ce qui est le cas de 70 à 80 pour cent des personnes dans les pays en développement, c’est alors la survie même des populations qui est en jeu.

03 Dec 2016 description

November 2016

Key Messages:

Food assistance is playing an important role in reducing consumption gaps in southern Madagascar. In Androy where the impacts of last season’s drought were most severe, half-ration food assistance will likely prevent worse outcomes but will not fully met household food needs. Consequently, Crisis (IPC 3!) outcomes are projected through the end of the lean season (March). In the districts of Amboasary, Ampanihy, Betioky, Betroka, outcomes will be slightly better, in line with Stressed (IPC Phase 2 or 2!).

02 Dec 2016 description

Paris accueille du 1er au 2 décembre, la Conférence des Bailleurs et des Investisseurs (CBI) pour Madagascar organisée par l’Etat malagasy avec l’appui du Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement (PNUD), l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’éducation, la science, et la culture (UNESCO), la Banque Africaine pour le Développement (BAD), et la Banque mondiale.

01 Dec 2016 description

Food insecurity to worsen as the lean season peaks and ongoing assistance is still below needs

Key Messages

01 Dec 2016 description

Insufficient and uneven rainfall exacerbates ground conditions in East Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Locust outbreak has occurred in western Mauritania. Ground control operations are in progress, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.

  2. Poor early season precipitation has resulted in increasing moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions throughout portions of Angola, southern DRC, and northern Zambia.

30 Nov 2016 description

The livestock industry is one of the fastest growing sectors of the agricultural economy, contributing approximately 40 percent of the global value of agricultural production. Most of this growth is in response to global changes, such as a growing and increasingly urbanized human population, accompanied by an increase in meat consumption.

30 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

SEPTEMBER– NOVEMBER 2016 RAINFALL HIGHLIGHTS

  • The season started slowly in some areas.

  • During September to November, wetter than normal areas spread over the central and western Angola, eastern Botswana, north-eastern South Africa, northern Namibia, Lesotho and Swaziland.

  • Seasonally average conditions occurred across north -western DRC, north and west of Tanzania, Madagascar and south Mozambique.

DJF2016/17 RAINFALL UPDATE OUTLOOK SUMMARY

29 Nov 2016 description
report Germanwatch

Who Suffers Most From Extreme Weather Events? Weather-related Loss Events in 2015 and 1996 to 2015

25 Nov 2016 description

Highlights

  • Madagascar’s southern region has been experiencing a prolonged drought reinforced by the effects of El Niño. This has left 1.2 million people in nine districts foodinsecure.

  • In October, WFP scaled up the drought-response in the nine most affected areas through food and cash-based lifesaving assistance and nutritional support to treat moderate acute malnutrition.

  • WFP’s funding requirement for the drought response for the period November 2016 – April 2017 stands at USD 83.5 million.

24 Nov 2016 description

The next harvest is not due until March/April, forcing some to eat vital seed stocks, sell possessions and eat fewer meals

By Alex Whiting

ROME, Nov 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More funds are urgently needed for a worsening hunger crisis in drought-hit southern Africa that is expected to peak early next year and already affects 39 million people, forcing some to eat seeds and pull children out of school, aid agencies said.

24 Nov 2016 description

23 November 2016, LONDON – The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) welcomes a move by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) to add the threats posed by natural and human-induced hazards to its widely-respected country analyses.

The EIU is the world’s leading provider of country intelligence, with its timely, reliable and impartial research offering governments, institutions and businesses the evidence base that they need to set strategy and make critical decisions.

23 Nov 2016 description

ANTANANARIVO, 23 Novembre 2016 – A l’occasion du Sommet de l’Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), Gavi, l’Alliance du Vaccin et le Gouvernement de Monaco ont signé un accord de financement d’un demi-million d’euros sur quatre ans (2017-2020) afin d’accélérer la vaccination de milliers d’enfants dans les pays en développement prioritaires pour la Principauté.

23 Nov 2016 description

Le 23 novembre 2016 - Antananarivo, Madagascar - Affaires mondiales Canada

La ministre du Développement international et de la Francophonie, l’honorable Marie-Claude Bibeau, a annoncé aujourd’hui, depuis Madagascar, que le gouvernement du Canada accorde plus de 7,5 millions de dollars pour trois projets qui seront mis en œuvre à Madagascar.

23 Nov 2016 description

November 23, 2016 - Antananarivo, Madagascar - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced, from Madagascar, that the Government of Canada is providing over $7.5 million for three projects that will be implemented in Madagascar.

22 Nov 2016 description
report UN Population Fund

Avant-Propos

2015 a été pour le Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population (UNFPA) une année riche