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How to Keep Hunger At Bay in the Sahel?

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Irrigating an onion field

West Africa: Can ‘Down to Earth’ Innovations Keep Hunger At Bay in the Sahel?

by Jerome Bossuet

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A Task that must be Done: US President Obamas Message and US Interest in Nigeria’s Election

On Monday 23 March US President Obama released a video addressing Nigerians about the upcoming national elections. The nature and context of this video are quite interesting. 2,413 more words


Mothers in the Niger are screening their children for malnutrition

A pilot programme supported by UNICEF and partners has started leveraging the care of mothers to fight malnutrition. The programme distributes bracelets to monitor the growth of their child. 17 more words


#Farming Friday 30: Climate Smart Women Farmers

When climate change is discussed, farming often does not feature in it as much as it should; but farmers the world over are already living and dealing with it. 55 more words

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Thinking Aloud: "Timbuktu"

Mar. 8, 2015 by Darius

Last night I saw the acclaimed French-Mauritanian film Timbuktu, nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. 272 more words

Thinking Aloud

Challenges to humanitarian food aid

I am in a workshop in Nairobi with people from the Horn and East of Africa and also from the Sahel. Naturally, no programme discussion could be complete without time being spent on droughts and famines. 620 more words

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