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03 Mar 2015 description

Kampala, 3 March 2015 — Climate stresses and limited adaptive capacity are increasing Africa´s vulnerability to climate change. For example, Uganda currently is exposed to impacts of climate change as a large majority of its total population is dependent economically on rain-fed agriculture.

22 Jan 2013 description
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NAIROBI, 22 janvier 2013 (IRIN) - Selon une étude de l'Institut international de recherche sur les politiques alimentaires IFPRI, l'Afrique pourrait réduire son niveau de pauvreté plus rapidement en privilégiant la production d'aliments de base plutôt que les cultures d'exportation.

13 Dec 2012 description

A global review of the literature with a focus on the application of integrated pest and vector management in East Africa and Uganda

06 Oct 2009 description
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LE CAP, 6 octobre 2009 (IRIN) - Les « témoins climatiques » - des fermiers pauvres - ont dit à un tribunal spécial sur le changement climatique, au Cap, en Afrique du Sud, le 5 octobre : « Nous ne voulons pas de la charité de l'Occident. » Ce dont ils ont besoin, ce sont des stratégies et des politiques pour les aider à surmonter les effets du changement climatique.

Cela rappelait un peu les audiences de la Commission Vérité et Réconciliation d'Afrique du Sud.

07 Apr 2009 description

Release No. 0090.09

USDA Releases Final Rule on Food Assistance Program Regulations

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 7, 2009-Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said today that an additional 51,700 tons of agricultural commodities, valued at nearly $80 million, will be provided to children in low-income, food-deficit countries under USDA's McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program for fiscal year 2009.

24 Jan 2002 description
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NAIROBI, 24 January (IRIN) - Current food crop surpluses have helped improve the food security of important, vulnerable groups in Eastern Africa and the Horn of Africa in the short term, but could have serious negative effects later if farmers, reacting to lower prices, reduce the area planted with cereals, according to a new report from the Famine Early Warning System Network.