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  • Lake Chad Basin: a crisis rooted in hunger, poverty and lack of rural development

    Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, NigeriaLake Chad lost some 90 percent of its water mass with devastating consequences on the food security and livelihoods of people depending on fishing and irrigation-based activities.FAO Director-General calls for critical investments in agriculture and addressing climate change 11 ...

  • How preparedness helps in the Lake Chad basin crisis

    Source: Department for International Development, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, World Food Programme, UN Children's Fund, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, NigeriaFour UN agencies have invested in the Ready to Respond Project to better prepare the region for further escalation of violence and potential ...

  • 11 Feb
    PROMOTE 2017

    Fiera internazionale in Camerun incentrata sulle opprotunità di business e matching delle PMI locali con quelle internazionali. Opportunità di B2B e workhop tematici con approfondimenti su temi di attualità ed economia.

  • 08 Feb
    "Cooperazione Camerun - Regione Lombardia"

    "Cooperazione Camerun - Regione Lombardia" con focus sul settore commercio, industria, agricoltura e immigrazione, si svolgerà l'8 febbraio 2017 a Milano presso Sala Gonfalone - Palazzo Pirelli. All'incontro eccezzionalmente parteciperanno i Ministri del Commercio e dell'Agricoltura della Repubblica del Camerun S.E. Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana e S.E. Henri Eyebe Ayissi. Gli illustri ospiti ...

  • Buhari orders finance ministry to pay Falcons

    Olalekan Adetayo and ‘Tana Aiyejina President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday ordered the Ministry of Finance to pay the Super Falcons their  entitlements.  The Falcons, who beat  hosts Cameroon 1-0 to win the   African Women’s  Cup of Nations in Yaounde on December 3,  were forced to embark on protest in Abuja  ...

  • Quattro morti nelle proteste della minoranza anglofona del Camerun.

    Quattro morti nelle proteste della minoranza anglofona del Camerun. Le manifestazioni della minoranza di lingua inglese sono cominciate un mese fa con le proteste di un gruppo di avvocati contro l’uso del francese nei tribunali, poi si sono diffuse nelle scuole e nelle università. La settimana scorsa le forze di ...

  • UN and partners seek US$2.66 billion for emergency needs in Sahel

    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, SenegalThe appeal aims to provide lifesaving assistance to 15 million people in eight countries of the Sahel region, which will remain the site of one of the world's major humanitarian operations in 2017. (Dakar, ...

  • Uniting for peace in Syria: Global civil society appeal to UN Member States

    Source: Association for Aid and Relief Japan, Concern Worldwide, ActionAid, Human Appeal International, Amnesty International, GOAL, International Court of Justice, War Child UK, Norwegian Church Aid, Norwegian Refugee Council, CARE, Christian Aid, Mercy Corps, Human Rights Watch, People in Need, Solidarités International, Physicians for Human Rights, Oxfam, International Rescue Committee, ...

  • UNHCR finds major protection gaps in newly accessible areas of Nigeria

    Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: NigeriaCivilians living in areas of northern Nigeria recaptured by the armed forces still face serious protection problems and lack the most basic assistance, with women particularly at riskSome children are malnourished and many families have nowhere safe to sleep amid lack of basic supplies ...

  • School meals at risk for 1.3 million children in West and Central Africa

    Source: World Food Programme Country: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, WorldAs schools resume this autumn, widening financial constraints will force the United Nations food agency – the top sponsor of such initiatives – to reduce its reach.DAKAR – As schools resume this autumn, more than ...

  • A race against time to stop the spread of polio in Nigeria

    Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, NigeriaLast week, two cases of wild poliovirus were found in north-east Nigeria. An emergency immunization campaign is now being carried out to reach five million children in Borno and three surrounding states.By Geoffrey Njoku Last week, two cases of wild poliovirus were found in ...

  • Success treating severe malaria in Nigeria

    Source: Malaria Consortium Country: NigeriaMalaria is a serious public health concern in Nigeria, accounting for 30 percent of all childhood deaths and 25 percent of deaths in children under one year of age.Abuja, Nigeria 15th June 2016 - “Mortality rates in those states where we ran our severe malaria project fell ...

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