[IFAD]Rome -The government of the Togolese Republic and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed a loan and grant agreement today for a US$39.6 million project that will provide needed financial and technical supports and job-creation opportunities for small businesses in rural communities throughout the West African nation.
Sudan’s Opposition and Military to Resume Talks
KHARTOUM – The talks between Sudan’s protest leaders and the Transitional Military Council are expected to resume this week, following concessions on both sides.Protest groups have suspended a nationwide strike called after security forces last week vi…
UNHCR’s Grandi sounds alarm as drought grips Horn of Africa
NAIROBI – As he concluded a five-day visit to Somalia and Kenya on Tuesday, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, called on global leaders to spare no efforts in assisting countries in the Horn of Africa to break the cycle of conflict and climate crises. As people try to avert famine and seek […]
WomenStrong Launches Girls’ Club Handbook To Empower Women And Girls
Handbook Helps Girls Worldwide Never Need to Say, “#MeToo” NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — WomenStrong International, a global consortium catalyzing the eradication of extreme urban poverty through the empowerment of women and girls, announces the launch of Strong Girls Make Strong Women: A Practical Handbook to Creating and Leading a Girls’ Club. With one […]