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04 Dec 2002 description

4 December 2002 - OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - On Friday, December 6, 2002, history will be made. This day officially marks the end of nearly 30 years of work to eliminate river blindness as a public health threat in West Africa. On this day in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, officials from the World Health Organization and others will recognize the achievement of thousands of people working together for a greater good.

03 Dec 2002 description
report IRIN

ABIDJAN, 3 December (IRIN) - Food security prospects in West Africa as at November 2002, were varied with a mixed performance recorded in the cereal harvest in the Sahel sub-region, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported on Friday.

03 Dec 2002 description
report UN Children's Fund

Major Campaign to Get Girls into School in 25 Priority Countries