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30 Oct 2017 description

Press Statement
Rex W. Tillerson
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
October 30, 2017

29 Sep 2016 description

Highlights of GAO-16-819, a report to the Chairman, Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate

Why GAO Did This Study?

12 Jul 2012 description

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release July 12, 2012

15 Jun 2012 description

“I see Africa as a fundamental part of our interconnected world – as partners with America on behalf of the future we want for all our children. That partnership must be grounded in mutual responsibility and mutual respect.”

President Barack Obama
July 11, 2009,
Accra, Ghana

15 Apr 2008 description

Global food prices soar to record levels

By Merle D. Kellerhals, Jr.

22 Aug 2007 description

The United States Embassy in Mauritania has donated to UNICEF eleven water bladders, each with a capacity of 12,000 liters, that will be used to store and distribute clean water to victims of the recent flooding in Tintane. UNICEF will transport the bladders and oversee their emplacement. Mr. Said Al Nammary, Acting UNICEF Director in Mauritania, accepted the donation of behalf of his organization.

The bladders were purchased locally and funded by the United States Department of Defense's European Command through one of its humanitarian assistance programs.

01 Aug 2005 description

WASHINGTON, August 1, 2005 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced that it will donate 17,000 metric tons of wheat and 5,000 tons of rice to the Government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

The Government of Mauritania will sell the wheat and rice locally and use the proceeds to improve food security and alleviate poverty.

29 Sep 2004 description

DAKAR, September 29, 2004 - The U.S. Government will dispatch six aircraft, pesticides and logistical equipment to protect crops and fight locust invasions in West Africa, a senior U.S. official announced here Wednesday.

Roger Winter, Assistant Administrator for the Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance at the U.S.