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12 Mar 2015 description

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Soybean Value Chain Research, led by the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, is assessing issues of gender equity and the role of women within sustainable soybean systems. One of the goals of the Soybean Innovation Lab is to understand gender inequalities in the agriculture sector to help transition rural women, their families and communities toward improved food security, health and economic development.

12 Mar 2015 description

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is implementing the Scaling Seeds and Technologies Partnership (SSTP), with support from Feed the Future through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in order to help smallholder farmers in developing countries gain access to seeds and fertilizers that can raise agricultural productivity.

23 Mar 2012 description

Minister for European Affairs and International Cooperation Ben Knapen wants companies, knowledge institutions and civil society organisations to join the government in tackling water problems in developing countries. Today, on World Water Day, he launched the Sustainable Water Fund.

19 Feb 2011 description

Le Président du FIDA Nwanze exhorte les leaders politiques des 167 Pays Membres à se concentrer sur la jeunesse pour construire une économie rurale dynamique

Rome, le 19 février 2011 - «L´Afrique possède les territoires et les personnes pour développer un système agricole capable de produire assez de surplus pour assurer la sécurité alimentaire mondiale dans les décennies à venir », a dit ce matin Kofi Annan, président de l'Alliance pour une Révolution Verte en Afrique (AGRA) lors de la conférence annuelle du FIDA (Fonds International de Développement Agricole).

Kofi Annan, …

19 Feb 2011 description

IFAD President Nwanze urges policy leaders from 167 Member States to focus on young people to build vibrant rural economies

Rome, 19 February 2011 - Africa has the land and the people to develop an agricultural system that can provide enough surplus to ensure global food security in decades to come, Kofi Annan, Chairman of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), said this morning at the annual meeting of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

Annan, a former United Nations Secretary-General, said that good progress towards this goal is already being …

01 May 2008 description

SECTION I : APER=C7U DE L AGENCE

1.1 Raison d être

Les Canadiens et les Canadiennes sont conscients du fait que leur avenir est lié à celui des autres pays du monde et que l incapacité à réaliser des progrès significatifs sur les plans politique, économique, social et environnemental dans les pays en développement aura des répercussions sur la sécurité et la prospérité à long terme du Canada.

L Agence canadienne de développement international (ACDI) est le principal organisme gouvernemental chargé d élaborer des politiques et des programmes en matière de développement et d action …

01 May 2008 description

SECTION I: AGENCY OVERVIEW

1.1 Raison d'être

Canadians recognize that their future is intertwined with that of people around the world, and that the failure to achieve significant political, economic, social and environmental progress in the developing world will have an impact on Canada in terms of long-term security and prosperity.

The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) is the Government's principal organization responsible for development and humanitarian policy and programming.

21 Apr 2005 description


Weekly Introduction:
Update of Seasonal Outlooks at One-Month Lead: May-July 2005 Forecasts

Gulf of Guinea Region

The outlook for May-Jul 2005 Gulf of Guinea rainfall at one month lead shows a slight tilt in the odds favoring above average rainfall locally over southern Ghana and southwestern Nigeria. There is a slight tilt in the odds favoring below normal rainfall locally over southeastern Cote d'Ivoire.

Sahel