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Continued global support vital for West Africa

23 November 2004, DAKAR - The United Nations World Food Programme said today that West Africa needs strong and consistent backing from the international community as the region tackles a range of...

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Locusts devastate Mauritania crops, others escape

DAKAR (Reuters) - Crop-devouring locusts have caused major damage to cereals in Mauritania but other West and Central African states have suffered much less than feared from the worst infestation in...

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Mauritania: Taking the locusts out of learning

by Karen Homer - Communications Manager Even in the most captivating class, young students can be easily distracted. So it's hard for any child to concentrate when locust swarms and sand storms...

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West Africa: Battle against locusts to last two or three years

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] DAKAR, 18 October (IRIN) - Donors are belatedly coughing up cash to fight locusts in West Africa, but agricultural experts...

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West Africa: Locust Invasion - Information Bulletin n° 1

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are...

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Swarms start moving into northwest Mauritania

In the past week, several immature swarms moved into northwest Mauritania, the extreme south of Western Sahara and to five of the Cape Verde islands. These swarms originated in the summer breeding...

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