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Ottawa to spend $20M for food programs for children in Africa

ARNAUD, Man. – The federal government will spend $20 million to fund the International Food Policy Research Institute in supporting new ways to prevent childhood “undernutrition” in Mali, Senegal and Burkina Faso. 171 more words

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Rewind: Input Transport

Rewind a few months back to input delivery: the warehouses, the tons of seed and fertilizer, the stress, the anticipation and the endless days in the sun. 495 more words

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The things I'm used to...but probably shouldn't be

Living in rural Senegal has its own charm. It comes with so many “did that really just happen” moments that you can’t do anything besides get used to it. 274 more words

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New Fears About Ebola Spread After Plane Scare

(DAKAR, Senegal) — No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, where authorities say he died days later from Ebola, one of the deadliest diseases known to man. 1,177 more words

Pants and Onion Sandwiches

‘Foune alaa pantalons!’ ‘Foune has no pants!’ Screamed my delighted young host brother, Kaw Ousmane.

I was not, as you might worry, walking around half naked but had instead opted to wear a Senegalese complet this particular morning. 840 more words

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Filles, Girls, Jigeen.

Currently feeling: energized.

THIS IS A FUNDRAISING POST. Ugh, I hate to do this to you, but this won’t be possible without your *financial* contributions. 383 more words

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