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26 Sep 2018 description

“We must not get carried away: we are not winning the war against global hunger.”

The African Development Bank called on global partners to join hands to lift one billion people worldwide out of hunger and said it was leading the way by investing US$24 billion in African agriculture over the next 10 years in the largest such effort ever.

“We are not winning the war against global hunger,” Bank President Akinwumi Adesina told an agriculture conference at Purdue University in Indianapolis on Tuesday, 25 September.

08 May 2018 description

Geneva, 8 May 2018 – A ground-breaking new humanitarian fund designed to mitigate and even prevent the damage and trauma caused by natural disasters has been launched by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

21 Feb 2018 description


Uganda and Togo are countries with many differences yet common challenges. Partially due to changing demographics, the impacts of floods and droughts have increased over the years, destroying livelihoods, infrastructure, and increasing the risk of disease outbreaks. Disasters have a disproportionate impact on the poor and most vulnerable.

The problem

17 Mar 2017 description


At the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in Istanbul in May 2016, global leaders came together to express their commitment to place people at the centre of decision-making and action. In doing so, they reaffirmed that the scale of current humanitarian issues required greater international cooperation. The Summit triggered a major shift in how the global community will work closer together to prevent and respond to human suffering.


15 Dec 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

La conférence de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre sur le financement du secteur de l’eau et de l’assainissement vise à obtenir davantage de fonds

DAKAR, Sénégal, 15 décembre 2015 – Quelque 180 000 enfants de moins de 5 ans meurent chaque année – soit à peu près 500 par jour – en Afrique subsaharienne à cause de maladies diarrhéiques imputables au manque de services d’eau, d’assainissement et d’hygiène (WASH), a déclaré l’UNICEF avant l’ouverture d’une conférence sur le financement du secteur à Dakar.

15 Dec 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

West & Central Africa conference on financing for water, sanitation aims to get more funding to sector

DAKAR, Senegal, 15 December 2015 – Around 180,000 children under 5 years old die every year – roughly 500 a day – in sub-Saharan Africa due to diarrhoeal diseases linked to inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), UNICEF said ahead of a conference in Dakar on financing for the sector.

30 Sep 2012 description


  • As of 1 October, the total number of Malian refugees in Niger, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Togo and Guinea is 202,206 persons. The new figures of internally displaced persons (IDPs) resulting from the crisis in Mali is estimated at 118,795. The current number of Malian refuges and IDPs is 321,001 persons.

08 Jun 2012 description
report World Bank

Promouvoir l'assiduité tout en améliorant la santé et l'apprentissage des enfants

En bref

17 Apr 2012 description

Evénements clefs

  • Plus de 268.000 déplacés suite à la crise au nord Mali ; dont plus de 161.000 réfugiés au Niger, Burkina Faso, en Mauritanie et en Algérie.
  • Déficits céréalier et fourrager confirmés. La production pour les pays du Sahel enregistre une baisse de 3% par rapport à la moyenne quinquennale et de 26% par rapport à la production agricole 2010/2011.
  • Au 1er avril, la méningite a fait au moins 749 morts et affecté 8.667 personnes en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre, soit une létalité de 8,64%.
28 Mar 2012 description
  • The number of people fleeing the fighting which started in northern Mali on 17 January between the Malian Army and Touareg rebels from the National Movement of Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) is increasing. The fighting has spread from Menaka, Tessalit and Aguelhok in the regions of Gao and Kidal to the region of Tombouctou (Léré, Niafounké, Diré). This is a resurgence of the Touareg rebellion which first started in 1960-1964 and flared up again in the 1990s and in 2007-09.

03 Jan 2012 description

Le CERF injecte plus de 69 millions de dollars pour répondre aux urgences humanitaires en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre en 2011.

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.

19 May 2011 description

This report covers the period 1January 2010 to 31 December 2010.

Programme outcome: National Societies in the West Coast region—Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Togo—work within the framework of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Strategy 2020 to contribute to improving the lives of vulnerable populations in the region and promoting social inclusion and peace.

25 May 2005 description
report UN Children's Fund
  • Over 17,000 refugees from Togo need continued access to health care, safe water and sanitation

  • Several thousands children are anxiously waiting to go back to school

  • Close to 200 unaccompanied and separated children need urgent support and assistance and need to be reunited with their family.

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