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In Africa’s drylands, opportunities to cut vulnerability to drought and famine are within reach

SUBMITTED BY MICHAEL MORRIS & RAFFAELLO ON THU, 06/15/2017 As the global development community marks World Day to Combat Desertification on June 17, large areas of Sub-Saharan Africa will be gripped … Continue Reading In Africa’s drylands, opportunities to cut vulnerability to drought and famine are within reach

Sharing results of a project to increase farmers’ production in Senegal

Workshops reveal successes, inform agricultural policies APRIL 17, 2017 BY ANNA VANDERKOOY, KATE AMBLER, SUSAN GODLONTON AND ALAN DE BRAUW Since 2014, IFPRI’s Markets, Trade and Institutions Division has partnered … Continue Reading Sharing results of a project to increase farmers’ production in Senegal

Guinea to hold free, fair polls after agreement signing

Guinea is expected to hold free and fair presidential elections after last Thursday’s signing of an agreement between the country’s political actors who had been engaged in inter-Guinea dialogue, the … Continue Reading Guinea to hold free, fair polls after agreement signing

The difference between US vs UK Ebola news coverage by Russell Howard’s Good News

Russell Howard’s is a wonderful comedian, but his works expose how the media in America and the UK continue to frame the ebola outbreak in West Africa. It is great … Continue Reading The difference between US vs UK Ebola news coverage by Russell Howard’s Good News

Prosecute an ebola victim and stand ready to be prosecuted

There are reports that a Liberian national who flew from Liberia to the US has ebola virus disease (EVD). He arrived in the US about 2-3 weeks ago and confirmed … Continue Reading Prosecute an ebola victim and stand ready to be prosecuted

Is Ebola a Disease of Poverty or a Function of a Dysfunctional Public Health System?

Here is a YouTube link to a video posted by WHO as it respond to the EVD in West Africa: A lot has been said since the outbreaks of Ebola … Continue Reading Is Ebola a Disease of Poverty or a Function of a Dysfunctional Public Health System?

Boko Haram Must Go!!

This is the time for Boko Haram [BH] to go! The people of Nigeria are tired of their senseless war against innocent people. Any force that perpetrates violence, war, crimes, … Continue Reading Boko Haram Must Go!!

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