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THE GAMBIA / LAND RECLAMATION

A government project in the small West African nation of The Gambia has so far reclaimed more than 34,000 hectares of degraded land for agricultural use. IFAD

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KENYA / WATER

It’s been years since Fatima Suthi has seen rain. The 51-year-old mother of eight lives near the Dadaab refugee camp in northeastern Kenya, and has been struggling to survive in a land where water is scarce. UNICEF

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DR CONGO / RAPE

The latest fighting between government forces and the rebel group M23 in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo brought a new wave of brutal sexual assaults on women. UNHCR has set up a temporary clinic to respond to rape cases among the displaced. UNHCR

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