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World + 39 others
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) - Annual Report 2012

The just-published 2012 Annual Report on Switzerland's International Cooperation sets out a unified strategy that encompasses – for the first time – humanitarian aid, technical and financial cooperation, economic and trade policy measures, and cooperation with the countries of Eastern Europe. SDC Director-General Martin Dahinden and State Secretary and Director of SECO Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch stress that this important milestone has been welcomed both by Parliament and by public opinion.

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Gobierno Bolivariano de Venezuela fortalece principios humanitarios con hermanas naciones en emergencias

(MPPRIJ-Prensa-26/12/11). El Gobierno Bolivariano de Venezuela en su gesto de solidaridad y cooperación con naciones o regiones, que han sufrido crisis como consecuencia de catástrofes naturales, ha mantenido una hermosa trayectoria en su haber de principios humanitarios, una vez que responde de manera inmediata a las solicitudes de urgencia emanadas por las embajadas de los países que lo requieren.

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Somalia + 48 others
Global food price monitor with focus on the Horn of Africa - August 2011

Highlights Countries in this issue: - International prices of wheat decreased for the third consecutive month but those of rice continue to increase. Maize prices declined marginally. - In Eastern Africa, cereal prices are at generally high levels with new peaks reached in several countries. - In Western and Southern Africa, prices of coarse grains remained overall low despite some seasonal increases. - In Far East Asia, domestic prices of rice and wheat are moving upward. - In CIS countries, prices of wheat remained virtually unchanged despite ongoing harvests.