Benin / Burkina Faso / Burundi / Ethiopia / Mali / Mozambique / Niger / Report / Rwanda / Tanzania

Battle against global poverty making headway–United Nations

Residents of Barack Obama’s families village of Kogelo, Kenya, celebrate his inauguration (photo by Zoriah on Flickr). The United Nations reports that the war against poverty is progressing well in some places. ‘Some of the world’s poorest countries have made impressive gains in the fight against poverty, but the least developed countries still lag in … Continue reading

Africa / Benin / Livestock / Markets / West Africa

USADF signs three grants to support livestock markets in Benin

The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) signed three grants to support livestock markets in Benin. The grants will benefit l’Association Locale de Gestion du Marché à Bétail Auto-Géré de Gogounou (ALGMB), l’Union Communale des Professionnels des Eleveurs de Ruminants d’Abomey (UCOPER Abomey), and l’Union Communale des Organisations Professionnelles des Eleveurs de Ruminants de Dogue … Continue reading