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Fishing is a major economic activity and a major source of livelihood for communities around Lake Albert in Uganda. Butiaba landing site, along the shores of Lake Albert in Buliisa District, Western Uganda, is not any different. There are youths, male and female, who rely mainly on fish catches from...
Koinadugu, 24 February 2016 - In the framework of its support to Ebola recovery, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) donated a 45 KVA generator worth USD 15  000 to the Koinadugu Women Vegetable Farmers’ Cooperative. The generator will be used to power the Cooperative’s 40 feet...
25 January 2016, Sierra Leone - The outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease has a multi-sectoral adverse impact in Sierra Leone, including on agriculture, which is one of the major income generating sector in the country. The outbreak caused the disruption of farming activities, the closure of periodic markets, price...
14 December 2015,  The declaration of the end of the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone brought relief to the government and citizens, after a 72 week-long outbreak that has caused over 3 500 deaths and disrupted economic and livelihood activities. In order to help cushion the adverse effect of the outbreak...
28 October 2015, Kampala — Nutrition can be a driver of change or a barrier to progress. According to the Global Nutrition Report (GNR), which has been presented in Kampala on the eve of the sixth Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security Conference (30 October), there is a need...
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