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03 Aug 2011 description

Farmers turn European support into profit

3 August 2011, Lomé, Togo/Rome - The European Union's (EU) investment in agricultural rehabilitation in Togo has led to benefits that are almost double their cost, according to FAO. The Organization used EU funding to help Togolese farmers cope with high food prices and climatic adversities.

Togo's rural population suffered the most from floods and sharp increases in food prices that hit the country in 2007 and 2008.

30 Apr 2010 description



Les deux dernières décennies au Togo ont été marquées par une instabilité politique qui a affecté le développement socio économique du pays. Le contexte a été caractérisé par des épisodes de tensions politiques et de troubles post électoraux ayant conduit à des afflux de réfugiés dans les pays voisins, la suspension de l'aide bilatérale et multilatérale et le retrait des principaux bailleurs de fonds.

02 Feb 2010 description

IMF Country Report No. 10/33

This paper was prepared based on the information available at the time it was completed on November 11, 2009. The views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the government of Togo or the Executive Board of the IMF.

The policy of publication of staff reports and other documents by the IMF allows for the deletion of market-sensitive information.

Copies of this report are available to the public from

International Monetary Fund ? Publication Services

05 May 2009 description
report IRIN

LOME, 5 May 2009 (IRIN) - Battered by rainstorms in the north in 2007 and the south in 2008, Togo is bracing for even more severe flood damage in 2009, disaster relief officials in the country told IRIN.

"These predictions have already been confirmed with the first storms," said the head of Togo's Red Cross catastrophe preparation and relief programme, Victor Sodogas.

14 Aug 2008 description

Period covered by this Ops Update: 11 July-14 August 2008;

Appeal target (current): CHF 750,000 (USD 731,134 or EUR 462,475);

Appeal coverage: donor support is currently being recorded, and will be made available in the next update

Appeal history:

- This Emergency Appeal was initially launched on a preliminary basis on 11 July 2008 for CHF 750,000 for 2

months to assist 47,500 beneficiaries.

- Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): CHF 483,047 was allocated from the Federation's DREF to support the national society to respond.


A preliminary Emergency …

13 Aug 2008 description

The following update provides additional information on the humanitarian situation in Togo as it has developed since the report submitted on the 31st of July.

As of today, 6 camps for populations displaced by flooding have been established in different locations around Lomé, 2 of these camps are currently being managed by the Togolese military. There are approximately 4000 individuals being accommodated at these camps, including approximately 1200 children. In addition, recent heavy rains in the Central region (Sokode) have affected over 1500 people, 200 of whom are under the age of 5.

16 Jul 2008 description


At a regional level, humanitarian partners have for 2008 agreed to focus on five priority areas for humanitarian interventions in West Africa:

- Food Security and Nutrition;

- Rapid Response to Health Emergencies;

- Protection and Population Movements;

- Natural Disaster Preparedness;

- Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.

11 Jul 2008 description

This preliminary Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 750,000 (USD 731,134 or EUR 462,475) in cash, kind, or services to support the National Societies of West and Central Africa to assist 47,500 beneficiaries.

CHF 483,047 has been allocated from the Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to start the planned activities. Discussions are currently taking place to reallocate approximately CHF 550,000 remaining from the 2007 West Africa floods appeal to support this appeal.

11 Jul 2008 description

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is very concerned about data which suggests severe flooding may occur in West and Central Africa for the second year running.

11 Jul 2008 description

La Fédération internationale des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge est extrêmement inquiète d'informations faisant état d'un risque de graves inondations en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre pour la deuxième année consécutive.

Afin de diminuer l'impact des précipitations anormalement importantes qui sont annoncées pour la région par les organismes de prédiction météorologique qui travaillent en partenariat avec la Fédération internationale, des mesures immédiates ont été décidées afin d'éviter l'étendue des dégâts et la misère qui ont frappé la …

18 Apr 2008 description

Dakar, 18 avril 2008 : Le Bureau Régional des Nations Unies pour la Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires (OCHA) et le Gouvernement du Sénégal (Direction de la Protection Civile du Ministère de l'Intérieur), ont organisé du 17 au 18 avril 2008 à Dakar (Hôtel Novotel), un atelier régional de concertation sur la préparation aux risques d'inondation liés à la saison des pluies 2008 en Afrique de l'ouest.

En Afrique, la violence des catastrophes naturelles est aggravée par la faiblesse des moyens alloués aux systèmes d'alerte précoce, aux moyens de secours et la fragilité …

04 Apr 2008 description
report Plan International

What's a little bit of water, right?

But when a little rain, which is often initially welcomed, comes day after day and week after week - the water does become a problem. It drowns and rots the crops, kills livestock, causes rivers to overflow, causes landslides (that then destroy homes and communities), and increases the risk of diseases like malaria, dysentery and dengue fever.

In the last year, tens of millions of children and families have been directly affected by flooding - hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes.

03 Apr 2008 description

This report covers the period of 01 January 2006 to 31 December 2007 of a two-year planning and appeal process.

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

In brief

Programme summary:

During the period 2006-2007, the Federation worked with the National Societies in the …

03 Apr 2008 description

In brief

This report covers the period of 01/01/06 to 31/12/2007 of a two-year planning and appeal process.

03 Apr 2008 description


- Lowering or cutting taxes on food product tariffs

- Burkina Faso : The centre of the country faces food insecurity

- Mauritania: A serious food crisis predicted

- Guinea Bissau: Cereal stocks are dwindling

- Togo: Food security of flood affected households threatened

- Niger: Food insecurity on the rise

- Senegal: The government grants US$24 million to rural populations

- Ghana: 15 Liberians refugees repatriated

- Security situation worsens in northern Mali

- CERF allocates over US$2 million to Niger and Burkina Faso

- The West …

28 Dec 2007 description


- Four French tourists killed in Mauritania

- An anti-tank mine exploded in southern Niger

- The Niger government warns against sabotage acts

- Hostages detained by rebels are to be released on 28 December

- Mali and Guinea make efforts to bring durable solutions to border conflict

- Agricultural production decrease in Cape Verde, Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal

- Disarmament launched in Côte d'Ivoire

- Avian flu detected in Benin

- Future opening of an OHCHR office in West Africa

- Dear cost of living cause violent protests in …

26 Dec 2007 description

Du 29 au 31 octobre 2007, s'est tenue à Dakar au Sénégal, la réunion de concertation technique sur les bilans céréalier et alimentaire expost 2006/2007 et prévisionnels 2007/2008 des pays membres du CILSS et des pays côtiers de l'Afrique de l'ouest non membres du CILSS.

14 Dec 2007 description


- Explosion d'une Mine anti-char dans le sud du Niger

- Mise en garde du gouvernement nigérien contre d'éventuels actes de sabotage

- Accord entre le Mali et l'Algérie pour sécuriser la frontière

- Efforts du Mali et de la Guinée pour une solution définitive du conflit à la frontière

- Production agricole en baisse au Cap Vert, Ghana, Nigeria et Sénégal

- Désarmement annoncé en Côte d'Ivoire

- Grippe aviaire détectée au Bénin

- Ouverture prochaine d'un bureau régional du HCDH en Afrique de l'ouest

- La cherté de la vie à …