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PT Expo China 2020 Was Held on October 14-16 in Beijing

BEIJING, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — PT Expo China 2020, hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, was held at the China National Convention Center on October 14-16. As the first offline event organized by the information and communications technology (ICT) industry under the normalized for epidemic prevention and control, it presented the […]

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FAO’s Hand-in-Hand Initiative can help end hunger and poverty in Africa

Accra/Harare/Rome – Agriculture ministers from across Africa, representatives from the African Union, the civil society and the private sector, and other partners, recognized the role FAO’s Hand-in-Hand Initiative can play in ending poverty and hunger and meeting the agreed goals under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Malabo Declaration.   They spoke at […]

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Safeguarding livestock production in Borno State, northeast Nigeria: FAO promotes system of community-based animal health workers

Maiduguri, Nigeria – In a bid to safeguard livestock production among vulnerable pastoralists in northeast Nigeria, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has supported the establishment of Community-based Animal Health Workers (CBAHWs) in Borno State. The initiative aims to build capacity of 150 youths who will provide veterinary support to pastoralists […]

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Nigeria – DG ECHO supporting flood response (DG ECHO) (ECHO Daily Flash of 28 October 2020)

Floods caused by heavy rain since early September have affected 22 Nigerian states, resulting in the destruction and damage of houses and the consequent displacement of 22,357 people. According to the International Federation of the Red Crescent (IFRC), 192,594 people have are affected across the country. DG ECHO is supporting with the replenishment of IFRC’s […]