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28 Feb 2011 description
report Afrique Verte

De légères variations du prix du mil dans les 3 pays mais les céréales sèches sont globalement à la stabilité. Les cours restent inférieurs à ceux de février 2010

Commentaire général : La tendance générale des prix des céréales est à la hausse pour le riz et à la stabilité pour les céréales sèches. Les hausses les plus importantes ont été observées sur les marchés de Tillabéry (+21% pour le mil, +12% pour le riz) et de Maradi (+13%) pour le sorgho.

28 Feb 2011 description
report Caritas

Carluccio Giannini recibió el galardón el pasado 11 de febrero en un acto celebrado en Uagadugú

Cáritas. 28 de febrero de 2011.- El Gobierno de Burkina Faso ha distinguido a Carluccio Giannini, técnico de Cáritas Española responsable de los proyectos para el Sahel, como Caballero de la Orden Nacional del Mérito, en la sección de Acción Social.

25 Feb 2011 description


- Surge in violence in Abidjan

- Nearly 41,000 Ivorian refugees in neighboring countries

- 42,000 registered IDPs, 75% living with host families

- Health, education, food and economy severely affected by crisis

22 Feb 2011 description
report Voice of America

There were more warnings Tuesday about the consequences of proposed U.S. foreign aid budget cuts.

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation says thousands of infants in developing countries could be needlessly infected with HIV if the cuts get final approval.

21 Feb 2011 description
report IRIN

BANGKOK, 21 February 2011 (IRIN) - More than two billion people, mostly in low-income countries, lack adequate access to life-saving surgical procedures, which is a potential obstacle to achieving health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), say specialists.

"It is not news that the poor have worse access to hospital services like surgery.

20 Feb 2011 description
report IRIN

DAKAR, 20 février 2011 (IRIN) - IRIN a publié une série de comptes rendus sur la crise qu'ont provoquée en Côte d'Ivoire les élections contestées de novembre 2010. Tandis que Laurent Gbagbo et Alassane Ouattara revendiquent tous deux la présidence, les divisions politiques viennent aggraver le climat de violence.

Alors que les instances régionales et internationales ont à plusieurs reprises exhorté M. Gbagbo à céder la place, les sanctions et les efforts de médiation sont bien incapables de débloquer l'impasse. M. Gbagbo et M.

18 Feb 2011 description


- Nearly 40,000 Ivorian refugees in neighboring countries

- 358 cholera cases including 11 deaths reported in Côte d'Ivoire

- WFP distributes 100.5 tons of food to IDPs

- Several banks suspend their activities

17 Feb 2011 description
report Reuters - AlertNet
  • Guinea worm disease endemic in just three countries

    * 1,800 cases remain, mostly in South Sudan

    * Eradication of disease in a few years -Jimmy Carter

    By Matthew Bigg

    ATLANTA, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Nigeria has halted transmission of Guinea worm disease, bringing closer the moment when a disease is eradicated from the planet for just the second time in history, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said on Thursday.

    Read the full article on Reuters

  • AlertNet.
14 Feb 2011 description

Rome, 14 February 2011 - The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has announced that a US$31.7 million loan and a US$294,729 grant will be provided to the Government of Mali to boost agricultural productivity.

The loan and grant agreement for the Fostering Agricultural Productivity Project was signed today in Rome by Gaoussou Drabo, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Mali to IFAD and Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of IFAD.

Poverty rates in Mali are high, especially in rural areas.

14 Feb 2011 description

Rome, 14 février 2011 - Le Fonds international de développement agricole (FIDA) vient d'accorder un prêt de 31,70 millions d'USD et un don de 294 729 d'USD à la République du Mali. Ce montant aidera le pays à améliorer la productivité agricole en milieu rural, a annoncé ce jour l'organisme de développement rural des Nations Unies.

L'accord de financement pour le Projet visant à améliorer la productivité agricole a été signé ce jour à Rome par Gaoussou Drabo, Ambassadeur et Représentant permanent de la République du Mali auprès du FIDA et Kanayo F.

11 Feb 2011 description

Nearly 82,000 people have either been displaced within or outside of Côte d'Ivoire since the crisis began though it is very likely that the true figure is higher.

As part of IOM efforts to track population movements caused by the political stalemate and violence in the West African country in order to ensure those that need help are given it, the Organization has so far gathered information of nearly 82,000 people who have either been internally displaced or have crossed the border into or through any one of Côte d'Ivoire's five neighbouring countries.

The registration of …

10 Feb 2011 description
report Caritas

Le Secours Catholique et ses partenaires ont organisé, le 9 février à Dakar lors du Forum Social Mondial, un atelier intitulé « Migrants : pour un accueil digne ! ». Bagayoko Seckna, coordinateur de l'antenne malienne de l'ONG internationale Enda Tiers Monde (Environnement et développement au Tiers Monde), a soulevé la question des enfants migrants et de leurs conditions de vie difficiles.

Qui sont les enfants qui migrent au Mali ?

Ces enfants sont essentiellement des mineurs non accompagnés.

10 Feb 2011 description

Evènements clés

  • Plus de 35.000 ivoiriens dans les pays voisins
  • Plus de 38.000 déplacés internes enregistrés à l'Ouest de la Côte d'Ivoire
  • FCFA 41,4 milliards requis pour la Côte d'Ivoire et ses cinq pays frontaliers
  • 856 cas de méningite en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre
  • FCFA 6 milliards du CERF pour le Tchad et la République Centrafricaine

09 Feb 2011 description

Key messages

- Despite the unusually good grazing conditions this year, the lean season, which will begin in April, will be more difficult than usual in Gao and Kidal due to the aftermath of two years of poor conditions in 2009 and 2010. Between April and June, food insecurity will be moderated by food aid expected in the area.

- The political crisis in Côte d'Ivoire has had a significant impact in Mali. It will raise the price of price of manufactured goods and off-season crops from the Côte d'Ivoire and reduce migration remittances from that country.

03 Feb 2011 description

February 3, 2011 | by Tracey Gurd

Around the world, there are an estimated 5 million children without access to citizenship. The impact is enormous. These "stateless" children are denied the basic services most of us take for granted-education and health care, for starters-and most grow up in extreme poverty. Without rights, they are left vulnerable to a wide range of dangers, including trafficking and exploitation.

02 Feb 2011 description

Over 32,750 Ivorians have fled to Liberia alone over the past eight weeks, amid growing fear and insecurity in the wake of the disputed presidential election.