Archive for October 1st, 2020

UN FAO Pledges $70 Million to Help Sudan Families

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has pledged $70 million to support 600,000 Sudanese families affected by severe flooding caused by record heavy rainfall this year. The FAO’s director of emergency response, Dominique Burgeon, told the agriculture ministry Wednesday in...
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US-Backed Zimbabwe Charity Aims to Help Small Farmers

A U.S.-backed Zimbabwean charity is helping small farmers to improve product quality and yields to increase incomes and become more food secure. Feed the Future Zimbabwe says small farms make up 70 percent of Zimbabwe’s farmers and making them more efficient could help restore the...
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Alleged North Korean Sanctions Violations in DRC Draw Scrutiny

WASHINGTON – Business and banking dealings by North Koreans in the Democratic Republic of the Congo appear to violate numerous international sanctions, according to watchdog groups who say Pyongyang is taking advantage of the DRC’s lax bank system. A report in August by Sentry, a...
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