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17 Jun 2011 description

Key Trends Since 2000

• Overall agricultural research and development (R&D) spending fluctuated significantly, showing considerable differences from one year to the next.

• The Togolese Agricultural Research Institute (ITRA) is the country’s main agricultural R&D agency, accounting for approximately two-thirds of Togo’s agricultural R&D capacity and spending in 2008.

30 Dec 2010 description

Key Messages

- Food security conditions across the region are steadily improving with the increasingly widespread harvests and large shipments of rainy season crops to markets since October.

- Nominal prices for different crops are falling in production zones but are still high in deficit areas which are still awaiting an influx of commercial trade.

25 Dec 2010 description

(DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross and Red Crescent emergency response.

22 Dec 2010 description

Rome, 22 December 2010 - A US$ 13.5 million grant from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to the Republic of Togo will help improve food security and increase incomes for small-scale agricultural producers in the rural areas.

The Steering Committee of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Programme (GAFSP) Trust Fund will transfer US$20 million to IFAD for purposes of co-financing the Support to Agricultural Development Projectect (PADAT).

The IFAD and GAFSP financing agreement for the PADAT was signed today in Rome by Kossi Messan Ewovor, Minister of …

21 Dec 2010 description

AFRICA: COOPERATION FLASHES

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TOGO - The government will be backed by the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) in carrying out a farm census with a sum of around 372,000 Euro. The census, after one in 1996, will last two years and aim to provide updates on the agricultural, fishing and rearing sectors, outlining new policies toward food security.

20 Dec 2010 description
report Plan International

The Global Fund, a global partnership to prevent and treat HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, has awarded Plan over $52 million for a set of health projects in Benin, Togo and Cameroon.

Global Fund has signed an agreement with Plan Benin to put in place a five year HIV project in the country entitled "Acceleration of access to services for the prevention of HIV infection, of care and treatment and for community support."

Started in October with a budget of almost $15 million for the first 27 months, it is hoped the project will help curb the HIV epidemic which has …

20 Dec 2010 description
report Government of Togo

Afin d'appuyer le gouvernement dans son combat contre la mortalité maternelle et néo-natale, l'Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) a fait don lundi d'équipements et de médicaments d'une valeur de 50 millions de Fcfa.

« Cette aide est d'une importance capitale et vient en appui aux efforts du gouvernement pour améliorer les soins de santé ; elle permettra également de renforcer la surveillance épidémiologiques face aux maladies dominantes et de réagir rapidement à des situations d'urgences », a déclaré le ministre de la Santé, Komlan Mally, lors de la …

14 Dec 2010 description
report Plan International

(Extract)

Statement from the Chair

Plan entered the 2010 financial year with cautious optimism, having weathered the worst of the financial crisis. I am very happy to report that the measures we have since put in place, and the continuing efforts and commitment of our fundraising teams, programme advisors and highly dedicated staff, have all contributed to a 14 per cent rise in income to over €534 million.

13 Dec 2010 description

In a ceremony held in Cairo, the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), signed today, Monday 13 December 2010, four (4) loan agreements with the Republics of: Central African Republic, Mali, Togo and the Kingdom of Lesotho.

06 Dec 2010 description
report Government of Togo

Dans le cadre du financement des activités liées à la promotion de l'état de droit, l'ambassade des Etats-Unis au Togo, via le Fonds pour la démocratie et les droits de l'homme (DHRF), a octroyé lundi une subvention de 45.000 dollars à quatre organisations œuvrant dans le domaine de l'éducation civique.

Les bénéficiaires sont l'Ong Alafia, Alternative Leadership Group (ALG), le Conseil consultatif des Femmes du Togo (CCoFT) et le Centre d'observation et de promotion de l'Etat de droit (COPED).

Cet argent sera utilisé pour des actions s'inscrivant dans …

03 Dec 2010 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction

1. In its letter dated 21 December 2007 (S/2007/754), the Security Council agreed to extend the mandate of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) until 31 December 2010, and requested me to report on the implementation of the revised mandate of UNOWA every six months. The present report covers the period from 1 July to 31 December 2010.

03 Dec 2010 description

Contents
- 489 Outbreak news – Cholera, Haiti – update
- 490 Monitoring progress towards measles elimination
- 495 Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January–September 2010

Sommaire
- 489 Le point sur les épidémies – Choléra, Haïti – mise à jour
- 490 Suivi des progrès accomplis en vue d’éliminer la rougeole
- 495 Rapport mensuel des cas de dracunculose, janvier-septembre 2010

30 Nov 2010 description

Introduction

In 2011, tens of millions of people will need emergency aid to survive. Conflicts and natural disasters have cut them off from their homes, their livelihoods, and access to essentials like drinking water and health care. They already suffer or are imminently threatened by malnourishment, disease, or violence. Most are poor people who have few if any means to cope with these traumas.

30 Nov 2010 description
  1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

    West Africa's humanitarian situation remains of deep concern. The region continues to be marked by complex and severe humanitarian crises, often exceeding the populations' coping capacities and deepening their vulnerability. In 2010, the region was found to have the highest rates of under-five mortality in the world. About one-quarter of all global child deaths occur in West Africa.