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30 Mar 2018 description

Algeria has been deporting hundreds of African migrants at a time, in an ongoing crackdown on illegal migration. Algeria, along with other North African countries, refused to sign the protocol on the freedom of movement of people and right of residence attached to the African Union’s African Continental Free Trade Area agreement.

05 Jul 2017 description

Situation Générale en juin 2017 Prévision jusqu'à’mi-août 2017

04 Jul 2017 description
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General Situation during June 2017
Forecast until mid-August 2017

02 Jun 2017 description
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General Situation during May 2017
Forecast until mid-July 2017

25 Apr 2016 description

The FAO COMMISSION for controlling the Desert Locust in the Western Region (CLCPRO) strengthens national capacities of locustaffected countries in West and Northwest Africa in planning, training, research and effective and timely response to Desert Locust invasions in order to prevent upsurges and plagues.

The Commission contributes significantly to food and livelihoods security in northern Africa through its regional approach in preventing serious damage that locusts can inflict on pastures and agricultural production in the concerned member countries.

30 Aug 2012 description

La FAO publie un premier rapport d’étape sur l’horticulture urbaine en Afrique

30 août 2012, Rome - La population urbaine de l'Afrique croît plus rapidement que celle de toute autre région, mais de nombreuses villes africaines ne sont pas en phase avec la demande croissante de nourriture qui accompagne cette croissance. Une publication de la FAO qui vient de paraître incite les décideurs à agir maintenant afin que les villes du continent soient suffisamment «vertes» pour répondre de manière durable aux besoins nutritionnels et en revenus de leurs habitants.

30 Aug 2012 description

Greener cities crucial to African food security

FAO releases first status report on urban gardening in Africa

30 August 2012, Rome - Africa's urban population is growing faster than that of any other region, but many of its cities are not keeping pace with the increasing demand for food that comes with that growth. A new FAO publication says policymakers need to act now to ensure that African cities will be "green" enough to meet their nutrition and income needs in a sustainable way.

04 Jun 2012 description

IN THIS ISSUE

Early warning issues for June 2012

Country analysis: Egypt

Country Analysis: Guinea-Bissau

PSC retrospective: AU PSC and the EU Peace and Security Committee meeting

Regional Security Analysis: Terrorism in Africa

PSC retrospective: Constitutional conference in Somalia

Important dates to diarise

Early warning issues for June 2012

30 Mar 2012 description

From the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law

Executive Summary

2011 was a transformative year for North Africa, upending many assumptions about the region’s political stability. Regimes that had been ruled by authoritarian governments for decades suddenly erupted in mass protest, leading to the departure of two aging dictators—in Tunisia and Egypt – and on-going civil war in another—Libya. Sudan, for its part, was poised to break apart after the south voted to secede.

22 Jul 2011 description

A New Report from Action Against Hunger and the Oakland Institute

If West African nations do not move decisively towards regional integration, no amount of money, development, or agricultural technology, will be sufficient or effective at ending hunger

30 Jun 2011 description

BRUSSELS/GENEVA, 30 June 2011 – As fighting continues to force civilians out of Libya, the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières MSF (Doctors Without Borders) calls the countries engaged in this war for a stronger humanitarian response and more effective protection for the people who are fleeing the conflict.