15,887 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
30 Apr 2017 description

Sorghum, millet, white maize, and local and imported rice are the most important food commodities. Millet is most heavily consumed in the eastern and northern regions of the country. Local rice is another basic food commodity, especially for poorer households. Imported rice and white maize are most commonly consumed in and around the capital. The Marché d'Atrone in N’Djamena, the capital city, is the largest market for cereals. Moundou is an important consumer center for sorghum and the second largest market after the capital. The Abéché market is located in a northern production area.

30 Apr 2017 description

West Africa can be divided into three agro-ecological zones or three different trade basins (West Basin, Central Basin and East Basin). Both important for understanding market behavior and dynamics.

30 Apr 2017 description

169.9 M required for 2017

24.1 M contributions received, representing 14% of requirements

145.9 M funding gap for the Nigeria Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

30 Apr 2017 description

162.8 M required for 2017 including special situations

21.1 M contributions received, representing 13% of requirements

141.7 M overall funding gap for Chad

All figures are displayed in USD

29 Apr 2017 description

Les marchés du BET reprennent leurs activités après la réouverture des frontières avec la Libye

  • Messages clés La réouverture de la frontière avec la Libye a relancé les flux transfrontaliers au bénéfice des marchés du Nord (Borkou, Tibesti), et de l’Ouest (Nord Kanem et BEG), qui s’approvisionnent essentiellement en denrées alimentaires manufacturées. Ces flux fonctionnent au ralenti à partir des couloirs autorisés. Ceci améliorerait la situation alimentaire des ménages pauvres et les ramène en Phase Stress (Phase 2 de l’IPC).

29 Apr 2017 description

By Mari Carmen Viñoles, MSF Program Manager for the Sahel

For years, the Diffa region in southeastern Niger, which borders Nigeria and Chad, has suffered the consequences of the armed conflict between Boko Haram and armies of the area. According to Nigerien authorities, there are now more than 240,000 internally displaced people and refugees in the region. More than a third of them have been displaced twice or more due to the violence.

29 Apr 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Cette décision marque l’aboutissement de 26 ans d’efforts en faveur de la justice

(Nairobi) – La confirmation, le 27 avril 2017, par les Chambres africaines extraordinaires au sein des juridictions sénégalaises, de la condamnation de l’ancien président tchadien Hissène Habré donne raison à la persistance des victimes à obtenir justice et à lutter contre l’impunité en Afrique, a déclaré aujourd’hui Human Rights Watch.

29 Apr 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Decision Brings to a Close 26-Year Struggle for Justice

(Nairobi) – The decision on April 27, 2017, by the Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal to uphold the conviction of former Chadian President Hissène Habré vindicates the persistence of the victims’ struggle for justice and the fight against impunity in Africa, Human Rights Watch said today.

28 Apr 2017 description

Schools are particularly vulnerable to bombings, attacks, and abductions

By Nellie Peyton

DAKAR, April 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - School teachers in the Lake Chad region where Boko Haram is waging an insurgency are being trained to identify and respond to security threats to protect children from the Islamist group, the United Nations said on Thursday.

Schools are particularly vulnerable to bombings, attacks, and abductions by the insurgents but many lack detailed safety plans, the U.N. children's agency (UNICEF) said.

28 Apr 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Food security and nutrition analysis results released in March 2017 indicate that 2.2 million people are affected by food insecurity in Chad from March to May 2017, almost one in five people.

  • Against all the challenges that lead to precarious living conditions and increased vulnerability to sudden and chronic shocks, a new way of humanitarian-development work must be adopted.

FIGURES

Population 14.2M

Literacy rate 37.3%

Life expectancy 51.9 years

28 Apr 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • 179 new suspected cases of Hepatitis E have been reported in the 3 health districts of Salamat. Since September 2016, the total of cases is 1,314 of which 201 cases were tested and 96 of these confirmed positive and 13 deaths reported (0 this month).

27 Apr 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • WFP reports critical funding gap for emergency operations in Nigeria

  • USG provides $30 million for WFP, advocates for GoN and donors to increase financial support

  • Authorities in Nigeria’s Borno State announce plans to repatriate 78,000 Nigerian refugees from Cameroon

  • Conflict-affected households in Chad’s Lac Region expected to face reduced access to food from May to September

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

26 Apr 2017 description

Abéché, 25 avril 2017 (UNHCR) – « Il y a quelques années, il était presqu’impossible pour les réfugiés que nous sommes de penser à la possibilité d’entreprendre des études tertiaires ».