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UN / SAHEL

Robert Piper, UN Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel, told a news conference in New York that "despite much better rains in 2012, coming into 2013, despite better harvest projections for many countries in the region, we have multiple crises once again this year" in the region.  UNTV

11 Jun 2013 | Read More »

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

27 Dec 2012 | Read More »

THE GAMBIA / FEMALE CHIEF

Fatou Danso is The Gambia's first female village chief, and she has completely changed how women are perceived here. IFAD

26 Dec 2012 | Read More »

UN / SAHEL UPDATE

The UN’s Sahel regional humanitarian coordinator David Gressly today (13 July) reports on severe drought. UNTV / FILE

13 Jul 2012 | Read More »

GAMBIA / FOOD CRISIS RIO +20

Even as one in seven of the world’s people go hungry, about a third of global food production gets lost or wasted – a problem that will be on the agenda at this month’s UN Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development. In Gambia, two years of crop failures and soaring food prices have left more than [...]

13 Jun 2012 | Read More »

 

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