An OXFAM shop manager has criticised the House of Lords for urging the government to drop its commitment to increasing aid.
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ROME — Bill Gates pressed U.N. food agencies on Thursday to become more efficient in helping poor farmers and to set up a kind of accountability “report card” system for countries receiving aid, as he announced nearly $200 million in grants from his foundation.
IRELAND IS TO make €5 million in emergency funding available to the Sahel region to fight the growing food crisis there.
Abuja – Nigeria — The ECOWAS Mediation and Security Council has approved the release of three million dollars by the ECOWAS Commission to provide humanitarian assistance to victims of food crisis and rebel attacks in the Sahel-Sahara region of West Africa.
Ghana has qualified for a second Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) programme roll out which is expected to focus largely on energy.
Africa: IFAD Member States Announce U.S.$1.5 Billion New Funds for Food Security in Developing Countries
Rome — Member States of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), meeting in Rome for Consultations on the Ninth Replenishment of the Fund’s resources (IFAD9), announced a target of US$1.5 billion in new contributions to finance agriculture and rural development projects across the developing world. This represents a 25 per cent increase over IFAD’s …
Food and Agricultural Organisation ( FAO) , International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and World Food Programme (WFP) have assisted over 22 million people hardest hit by the global food price crisis in two years.
A loan of USD 31.5 million from the International Fund for Agricultural Development IFAD to the government of Ghana will enhance the capacity of rural people to build competitive small businesses across the country, the UN rural poverty agency announced.
DAKAR — International charity Oxfam said Friday that donors have failed to reform the way they give aid to agriculture in West Africa, criticising short-term, badly coordinated projects that cost millions.
The UN has estimated that $2.5bn is needed for the humanitarian response in the Horn of Africa, particularly to tackle famine in Somalia. Find out which countries have donated funds so far – and where the money’s going.