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20 Nov 2017 description

INTRODUCTION

This report is part IOM’s effort to provide a comprehensive statistical overview of Libya’s current migration profile.
DTM Libya’s Migrant statistical information package* includes the below report, accompanied by a comprehensive user-friendly dataset, a set of maps and a key findings one pager.

16 Nov 2017 description

Mauritania hosts over 2,200 urban refugees and asylumseekers and almost 52,000 Malian refugees in Mbera, a camp established in 2012 in the arid south-eastern region close to the Malian border.
Despite the conclusion of a peace agreement in 2015, large-scale returns of Malian refugees are not expected due to persistent violence in northern Mali. In October alone, 689 new arrivals were registered in Mbera.

16 Nov 2017 description

Abidjan, 16 November, 2017 - A newly released nutrition report by the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa has revealed that undernutrition is still persistent in the region and the number of stunted children has increased. The Africa Nutrition Report, launched today in Abidjan, Ivory Coast also indicates that a growing number of children under five years old are overweight.

15 Nov 2017 description

INTRODUCTION

This report is part IOM’s effort to provide a comprehensive statistical overview of Libya’s current migration profile.

DTM Libya’s Migrant statistical information package* includes the below report, accompanied by a comprehensive user-friendly dataset, a set of maps and a key findings one pager.

14 Nov 2017 description
report Government of Togo

Le Haut-Commissariat aux Réfugiés (HCR) fermera son bureau de Lomé en janvier prochain. L’organisation onusienne estime qu’une présence permanente n’est plus justifiée au Togo.

Que vont devenir les 12.558 réfugiés (dont près de 10.000 ghanéens) et les 720 demandeurs d’asile présents dans le pays, parfois depuis des décennies ?

Pas de souci, le HCR poursuivra son accompagnement avec l’assistance du gouvernement et des ONG et la présence d’une antenne locale.

13 Nov 2017 description

POINTS SAILLANTS

  • Au mois d’Octobre 2017, 1 ménage de 03 personnes en provenance du Bénin sont retournés en Côte d’Ivoire le 15 Octobre 2017. Le rapatriement volontaire de ce mois ont fortement été impacté par les travaux de réparation du Bac utilisé pour le rapatriement aTabou et la très mauvaise praticabilité des axes routiers.

12 Nov 2017 description

Key messages

  • The benchmark US wheat price declined in October mostly because of higher supply prospects while maize quotations firmed due to rain-induced harvest delays. International rice prices strengthened in October, mainly reflecting seasonally tight Japonica and fragrant supplies.

10 Nov 2017 description
report CARE

GENDER INEQUALITY AND FINANCIAL EXCLUSION

Women and girls in West Africa face some of the highest rates of gender inequality and financial exclusion in the world.1 Caused by entrenched structural social belief systems, values and cultural norms and practices, as well as a gap between the political will and the reality of the lives of women and girls in the region—these injustices are undeniably connected, resulting in a cycle of poverty that can affect entire families for generations.

09 Nov 2017 description
report World Bank

Life is shifting fast for coastal communities in West Africa. In some areas, coastlines are eroding as much as 10 meters per year. Stronger storms and rising seas are wiping out homes, roads and buildings that have served as landmarks for generations.

02 Nov 2017 description

Key Findings

Most of the migrants are men (95%).

7% of migrants recorded at flow monitoring points are minors.

53,322 migrants (5,320 incoming and 48,002 outgoing) were counted at flow monitoring points, representing an average of 117 migrants per day.

The majority of the migrants surveyed indicate their intention to travel to Algeria and Libya while 42% say they want to go to Europe, mainly Spain and Italy.

Algeria, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Niger are major transit points after Mali.

01 Nov 2017 description

West Africa can be divided into three agro-ecological zones or three different trade basins (West Basin, Central Basin and East Basin). Both important for understanding market behavior and dynamics.

31 Oct 2017 description
report Inter Press Service

By Raghav Gaiha and Vani S. Kulkarni

Raghav Gaiha, is (Honorary) Professorial Research Fellow, Global Development Institute, University of Manchester, England; and **Vani S. Kulkarni** is Lecturer in Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, USA).

31 Oct 2017 description

L'ESSENTIEL

  • Les productions agricoles pourraient être globalement moyennes à bonnes en Afrique de l’Ouest et au Sahel.

  • Des déficits fourragers persistent dans l’extrême Nord-Est du Tchad, la zone pastorale du Niger, le Nord du Sénégal et la zone agropastorale de la Mauritanie.

  • La chenille légionnaire d’automne continue sa propagation dans la région et avec l’évolution de pays en pays, la situation reste très préoccupante.

30 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Togo

Les travaux d’entretien du système lagunaire de Lomé ont débuté en fin de semaine.

Durant deux mois, le canal de transmission de Bè sera curé de l’importante quantité de sable et de déchets plastiques qui l’ont obstrué. Ensuite, le canal sera restauré’, a indiqué Fiatuwo Séssenou, le ministre de l’Urbanisme.

Cette opération s’inscrit dans le cadre de la 2e phase du projet d’aménagement urbain (PAUT II) cofinancé par l’Etat togolais et l’Union européenne.

29 Oct 2017 description

Key messages

  • International prices of wheat increased in September mostly because of weather-related concerns, while maize quotations fell further on crop harvest pressure. International rice prices remained generally firm, supported by seasonally tight availabilities of fragrant rice and strong demand for higher quality Indica supplies.

28 Oct 2017 description
report UN News Service

27 octobre 2017 – Plus de 500 Togolais ont trouvé refuge au Ghana voisin, fuyant les atteintes aux droits humains dans la région de Mango, dans le nord du Togo, a indiqué vendredi le Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (HCR).

Le HCR travaille avec les autorités du Ghana « pour assister ces Togolais arrivés récemment dans le pays, fuyant les troubles politiques dans leur pays », peut-on lire dans un communiqué de presse de l'agence onusienne.