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New $250 million USAID grant will boost FAO’s efforts to strengthen global health security and agrifood systems

Rome – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are scaling up efforts to strengthen global animal food security with the aim of protecting human lives and livelihoods while improving agrifood systems and safeguarding the environment. USAID has reaffirmed once again its strong […]

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Rapid Review of Healthy Ageing and Long-term Care Systems in East and Southern Africa

Countries in the ESA region are ageing rapidly, and 95 million people aged 60+ will reside in the ESA region by 2050. The impact of this trend and the needs of growing populations of older people are still not sufficiently considered in national and internationally driven development initiatives, putting older people at risk of being […]

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West and Central Africa – Assistance to Voluntary and Humanitarian Return (2017 – June 2022) Profiles of migrants assisted to return to their country of origin

This document presents an analysis of interviews conducted with all individuals assisted in their voluntary return destination by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) between 2017 and June 2022 (148,681) to in one of the 23 countries covered by the West and Central Africa region (WCA). The analysis combines datasets from both Assisted Voluntary Return […]

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East Africa – Economic Impact Assessment of World Food Program Expenditures in East Africa – Final Report on Aggregate Impacts, 2022

WFP spends more than US$745 million annually in East Africa. This spending is vital to the humanitarian operations, and also affects local economies, potentially creating large income and production impacts. The World Food Programme (WFP) spends more than US$745 million annually in Regional Bureau of Nairobi (RBN) countries. In 2019, the RBN region moved 1.1 […]