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THE UNITED STATES PROVIDES MORE THAN $311 MILLION IN EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE FOR PEOPLE AFFECTED BY THE MAJOR FOOD CRISIS IN THE SAHEL AND WEST AFRICAN REGION

To address growing food insecurity that is already affecting tens of millions of people across West Africa, the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing more than $311 million in additional humanitarian assistance to support vulnerable people in the Sahel and Lake Chad Basin regions. …

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Tanzania: AU Member States Urged to Enhance Sustainable Fishing

Livestock and Fisheries Deputy Minister Abdallah Ulega has called on the African Union member states to continue enhancing sustainable fishing since the sector plays an important socio-economic role in building national economies. He said the economies are built through income generation, employment and food security thus supporting multitude of livelihoods. …

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Africa Re, IFC partner on agric insurance

Africa Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, have sealed an agreement to develop agriculture insurance market space in Nigeria. Under the agreement, Africa Re, a pan-African reinsurance organisation, and IFC’s Global Index Insurance Facility will help Nigerian insurance companies …

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