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Stronger Regulation, Cross-Border Coordination Key to Stopping Terrorism across Africa Funded by Illegal Trafficking in Natural Resources, Speakers Tell Security Council

Crisis Due to Inaction, Not Lack of Tools, Says Speaker for Security Institute, Delegates Stress Natural Resources Shouldn’t Be Continent’s Curse, But Its Blessing A holistic approach, combining enhanced regulatory policies and law enforcement mechanisms, greater supply chain transparency, support for counter terrorism frameworks, as well as cross-border coordination and information-sharing, is required to clamp […]

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Anticipatory Action in Southern Africa – A new model for managing climate risk (September 2022 )

As the intensity and frequency of extreme weather events rise, more needs to be done to anticipate, mitigate and prevent their impact on the food security of the world’s most vulnerable people. To support this innovative approach, WFP is working with national and sub-national governments across southern Africa to strengthen and link national early warning […]

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THE ROAD TO COP: Deadly floods deepen food crisis in West and Central Africa amid climate crisis

This is the first of WFP’s weekly series on climate change, ahead of the COP 27 summit in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, from 6-18 November 2022. Saly Sane woke up in the middle of the night to find her house flooded and her belongings floating around her compound, as torrential rains pounded Tawuto, a neighborhood south […]