- Southern Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Jan 2017
- Zambia: Cholera Outbreak - Feb 2016
- Southern Africa: Food Insecurity - 2015-2017
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2015
- Zambia: Floods - Jan 2013
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2011
- Southern Africa: Floods - Mar 2010
- Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic - Apr 2009
- Southern Africa: Floods - Dec 2008
- Southern Africa: Floods - Dec 2007
Gone are the days when food aid only consisted of delivering sacks of flour, grain and other basic ingredients to developing and impoverished nations. Today's aid initiatives are also supporting the fortification of foods with essential nutrients, while building the capacity of local businesses and the wider economy.
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African trypanosomiasis currently puts 70 million people at risk. Though control efforts have produced good results, there can be no elimination without wider health system reforms.
EU finds poor maintenance by recipient countries is leaving roads in ruin, jeopardising work to reduce poverty and hunger
The EU has spent billions of euros to build roads in sub-Saharan Africa that are left to deteriorate because of poor maintenance, the European Court of Auditors said on Tuesday.
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Report finds discovery of oil and mineral resources doing little to improve prospects for poor people, whose lot may even worsen
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The scheme will focus on helping people in Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia cope with the effects of climate change
The Scottish government has unveiled a £3m initiative to help people in the world's poorest countries adapt to the impact of climate change. The climate justice fund, launched in Edinburgh on Thursday, will disburse the money in equal instalments over the next three years to support water projects in Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia.