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World + 6 others
African Solidarity Trust Fund - by Africans for Africans

A unique, Africa-led fund to improve agriculture and food security across the continent has become a reality. Officially launched in June 2013 with funding totalling over US $ 40 million from Equatorial Guinea, Angola and group of civil society organizations in the Republic of Congo.

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Nigeria + 15 others
Climate Prediction Center’s Africa Hazards Outlook, July 31 – August 6, 2014

  • Heavy rains in parts of eastern Sudan resulted in flooding which damaged infrastructure.

  • Ground conditions continue to deteriorate due to poor rains in northeastern Nigeria, western Chad and Senegal.

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Analyse globale de la vulnérabilité, de la sécurité́ alimentaire et de la nutrition - Juillet 2014

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Messages clefs :

  • Au Sénégal, environ 16 pour cent de la population est en situation d’insécurité alimentaire. Ces ménages ont une consommation alimentaire déficiente (très déficiente pour ceux en situation sévère) et ils ne peuvent satisfaire leurs besoins alimentaires minimaux sans recourir à des stratégies d’adaptation irréversibles.

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Des activités conjointes contre l'insécurité alimentaire au Niger

[ACTED News] - Depuis plusieurs années, le Niger connaît des épisodes de crises alimentaires de plus en plus rapprochés qui empêchent les populations les plus pauvres de se relever et entrainent une insécurité alimentaire structurelle, encore accentuée en période de soudure. La campagne agro pastorale de 2013-2014 n’échappe pas à la règle avec un déficit de production important dans certaines régions, notamment dans le département de Banibangou, dans lequel intervient ACTED.

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World + 17 others
Oxfam Annual Report & Accounts 2013/14

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Oxfam

Last year was highly challenging for Oxfam. We responded to 27 devastating emergencies, including a humanitarian crisis of staggering proportions in Syria, and supported the efforts of millions of hard-working people facing the injustice of poverty.

All that we do is only possible because of the contributions of our supporters, volunteers, activists, partners, staff, and the communities we work with around the world. Read our Annual Report to find out how we did it.

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The first victims heard by courts of justice against the backdrop of political negotiations : the fight against impunity must not be sacrificed

Bamako, Paris, Nairobi, 23 July 2014 – Victims of grave human rights violations during the conflict in the North of Mali in 2012 who were civil parties and accompagnied by FIDH and AMDH testified, for the first time, before Malian courts. Though these auditions constitute a first step to give a voice to the victims, our organisations fear that the fight against impunity of perpetrators of the most serious crimes will be called into question by the ongoing political negotiations and the exchange of alleged authors of human rights violations against war prisonners.

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World + 44 others
Global emergency overview snapshot 22 - 29 July

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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L'Union Africaine encouragée par la conclusion réussie de la première étape du dialogue inclusif inter-Malien

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African Union

Addis Abéba, le 24 juillet 2014: La Présidente de la Commission de l'Union africaine (UA), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, se félicite de la conclusion réussie de la première étape du dialogue inclusif inter-malien, marquée par la signature, ce jour, à Alger, par toutes les Parties prenantes au processus de négociations, d'une Feuille de route consensuelle et d'une Déclaration de cessation des hostilités.

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World + 5 others
Security Council: Ban urged to streamline cooperation with African Union

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28 July 2014 – With preparations underway for the United Nations to take over from an African Union-led peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR), the Security Council today requested Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to review what was done and how it could be done better in future transitions.

The request was made during the Council’s open debate on regional partnership and its evolution in UN peacekeeping, which focused on the Organization’s relevant cooperation with African regional groups, as well as with entities under the auspices of the European Union (EU).

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Concerned by Fragile Security Situation in North Mali, Security Council Urges Compliance with Ceasefire, while Welcoming Commitment to Peace Talks

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Security Council
7227th Meeting (AM)

The Security Council today, reiterating its concern about the fragile security situation in the north of Mali, called for full respect of the ceasefire agreement of 23 May, while welcoming adoption of a road map committing the Government and armed groups of the Ouagadougou accord to hold formal peace talks.

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Le Conseil de sécurité a salué l'adoption d'une feuille de route pour la paix et appelé les parties à la mettre en œuvre

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UN News Service

28 juillet 2014 – Le Conseil de sécurité des Nations Unies s'est félicité lundi du dialogue constructif entre les parties prenantes au Mali qui s’est tenu à Alger du 16 au 24 juillet 2014 et a abouti à l'adoption par consensus de la Feuille de route des négociations dans le cadre du processus d'Alger.

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Hailing recent roadmap, Security Council calls on Malian parties to advance peace efforts

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UN News Service

28 July 2014 – The Security Council today commended the parties to the inter-Malian dialogue on the recent adoption of a roadmap and called on them to fully comply with their commitments, including by engaging in comprehensive peace talks.

The first phase of the inter-Malian negotiation process – held from 16 to 24 July in Algiers with the aim of achieving a comprehensive peace agreement ending the crisis in Mali – concluded with the consensus adoption of a roadmap by the parties.

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Sénégal : Bulletin mensuel d’Information sur les marchés agricoles, N° 315 - juillet 2014

  • Le niveau d’approvisionnement des marchés en produits locaux (céréales sèches, légumineuses) s’affaiblit au fur et à mesure que la période de soudure avance.

  • Concernant le riz importé, le stock de sécurité en fin juin 2014, qui se chiffre à 58199 tonnes renforce les stocks commerçants (ARM, fiche de synthèse hebdomadaire N°25 du 25 juin – 1er juillet 2014).

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The African Union is encouraged by the successful conclusion of the first stage of the inclusive inter-Malian dialogue

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African Union

Addis Ababa, 24 July 2014: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomes the successful conclusion of the first phase of the inclusive inter-Malian dialogue, marked by the signing, today, in Algiers, by all the Parties involved in the negotiation process, of a Consensual Roadmap and a Declaration of Cessation of Hostilities.

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Nigeria + 1 other
Canada announces support to create jobs and opportunities in Nigeria

Canada supports Nigeria’s efforts to promote youth entrepreneurship

July 26, 2014 - Ottawa, ON - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

Senator Don Meredith, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced Canadian support for a new project to help increase job opportunities and promote entrepreneurship among young people in Nigeria.

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Le Secrétaire général salue l'adoption d'une feuille de route pour les négociations de paix

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25 juillet 2014 – Le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Ban Ki-moon, a félicité jeudi les parties maliennes pour l'adoption d'une feuille de route consensuelle à l'issue de la première phase des négociations inter-maliennes qui a eu lieu sous l'égide de l'Algérie.

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UN chief welcomes roadmap adopted by parties at inter-Malian peace talks

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25 July 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the Malian parties on the adoption of a roadmap at the end of the first round of peace talks, while voicing his deep concern at the deteriorating security situation in parts of northern Mali.

“He commends participants for their willingness to engage in constructive dialogue in line with the 18 June 2013 Ouagadougou Agreement,” the Secretary-General’s spokesperson said in a statement issued last night.

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Niger SRP 2014: Funding Status as of 25 July 2014

REQUIREMENT 391 millions FUNDING 164 millions UNMET REQUIREMENT 227 millions

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 25 July 2014

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Mali + 7 others
Il faut mobiliser un soutien d'urgence pour affronter l'insécurité alimentaire croissante au Sahel

Un déficit de financement de 100 millions de dollars entrave la lutte contre la faim dans la région

25 juillet 2014, Rome – L'ONU a invité aujourd'hui la communauté internationale de donateurs à renouveler l'engagement de lutte contre la faim et l'insécurité alimentaire au Sahel en protégeant et en renforçant la résilience des familles pauvres et extrêmement pauvres de la région.