ADB and Partners Help Boost Health Services in Kainantu, Papua New Guinea

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Government of Australia, Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) National Department of Health and Eastern Highlands Provincial Health Authority have participated in an inauguration ceremony for the Jaffa Community Health Post, which was built under the ADB-supported Rural Primary Health Services Delivery Project. The event was witnessed by members of ADB’s… [Read More]

Increase Economic Momentum of Africa-Korea Partnerships to Advance Africa’s Agro-Industrialization: AfDB

African Development Bank Group has called for increased economic momentum in Africa through partnerships with Korea to advance trade and the industrialization of Africa’s agricultural sector. Adesina said, “Africa’s partnership with Korea should be more concrete and more structured. We should connect financial instruments and technologies from Korea with the numerous initiatives on the continent.”… [Read More]

FAO and Saudi Arabia to Renew their Long-Lasting Cooperation

FAO and Saudi Arabia have agreed to renew their long-standing technical cooperation and to redouble joint efforts to implement the country’s Sustainable Rural Agricultural Development Programme (2019-2025). A new $93 million agreement signed by FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva and Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadley, aims… [Read More]

Forum Leaders call on Government to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Contributions in reducing Impacts of Climate Change

Leaders attending the 4th Global Meeting of the Indigenous Peoples’ Forum, called on governments to recognize indigenous peoples’ contributions in the fight to reduce the impacts of climate change and encourage sustainable development around the world. The Forum, which included representatives from 30 countries, focused on monitoring and evaluating the implementation of IFAD’s Policy on… [Read More]

Global Organizations urge State and Regional Organization to end Childhood Statelessness

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and UNICEF are calling on States and regional organisations to take urgent action to ensure no child is born, or remains, stateless in Europe. While there are no precise figures on the total numbers of stateless children, more than half a million people in Europe are estimated to be stateless…. [Read More]

€ 7 Million Funding to access Clean Water and Fight against Gender Based Violence

European Union has announced € 7 million in bilateral funding in support of São Tomé and Príncipe people’s access to clean water and the fight against gender based violence. At the signing, Commissioner Mimica said, “The EU is further strengthening its partnership with São Tomé and Príncipe. With this extra €7 million, we want to… [Read More]

The Trump Administration announces to launch Two Projects in India to Empower 50 Million Women Globally

The Trump administration has announced that it will launch two projects in India in partnership with the private sector as part of its historic initiative to empower 50 million women globally to tap their economic potential. The initiative will be led by Ivanka Trump, the senior adviser and daughter to President Trump. One of the… [Read More]

Global Partners launch Continental Nutrition Accountability Scorecard to help End Malnutrition in Africa

The African Union Commission, the African Development Bank and global partners have launched the Continental Nutrition Accountability Scorecard to raise awareness and reinforce commitments by African governments to help end malnutrition. His Majesty King Letsie III of the Kingdom of Lesotho and African Union Champion for Nutrition, and Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the… [Read More]

AfDB and UN Women renew their Partnership to advance Gender Equality on African Continent

The African Development Bank and UN Women held their fourth steering committee meeting to advance gender equality on the African continent. This steering committee meeting aimed to review progress and define next steps in the partnership. The Bank’s Director for Gender, Women and Civil Society, Vanessa Moungar said, “UN Women and the African Development Bank… [Read More]

UK contributes ₤ 7.5 Million for Mozambique’s most Malnourished and Acutely Food Insecure People

A contribution of ₤ 7.5 million has been made by the United Kingdom to support some of Mozambique’s most malnourished and acutely food insecure people. This includes transfers using vouchers and also introducing mobile transfers, done in close collaboration with local communities, the authorities and sectoral partners, including National Disaster Management Institute (INGC) and National… [Read More]