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07 Feb 2018 description

Malnutrition in Eastern Africa among children raises concern

18 January 2018, Addis Ababa – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Africa Union Commission have signed an agreement to launch sustainable school food and nutrition programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda.

31 Jan 2011 description
report World Bank

WASHINGTON, le 31 janvier 2011- Ritva Reinikka, Directrice du secteur Développement humain en Afrique de la Banque mondiale, évoque les dernières avancées réalisées dans la région en matière de développement humain - éducation, santé et protection sociale - et les progrès à accomplir d'ici à 2015, date à laquelle les Objectifs du millénaire pour le développement devront être atteints.

On entend beaucoup parler d'un énorme manque d'infrastructures en Afrique.

31 Jan 2011 description
report World Bank

Ritva Reinikka, World Bank Director for Human Development in Africa, speaks about what's happening in the region on the human development front-that is, in education, health, and social protection-and about what is needed in the run-up to 2015, when the Millennium Development Goals come due.

Q1. We hear a lot about Africa's huge infrastructure gaps. What about investments in people?

It's certainly true that a lot of physical capital must be built quickly in Sub-Saharan Africa. By that I mean roads, electricity, water supply, internet connectivity, and so on.

15 Sep 2009 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, USA, 15 September 2009 - The highly successful Schools for Africa partnership entered its second phase today with a memorandum of understanding signed by its three main partners - UNICEF, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Hamburg Society for the Promotion of Democracy and International Law.

Founded in 2004 by German shipping magnate and Hamburg Society founder Peter Krämer, Schools for Africa has reached its target of raising $50 million for education in six African nations - and has done so a year ahead of schedule.

"I'm amazed that we have 26 …