Latest News: ”I believe the summit will provide…an ideal platform to discuss how multi-sectors can work together in partnership to solve the Humanitarian and Logistical problems in Africa….The Department wishes to appreciate your organisations gesture and look forward to an engaging summit that will enable us to build strong partnerships…” Mr Owiti Director for Communications in the Ministry of Information & Communication

How to boost food production in Africa

   How to boost food production in Africa       Photo: Mujahid Safodien/IRIN   A farmer in the village of Mabalane in Lesotho’s Hoek District   ADDIS ABABA, 15 September 2014 (IRIN) – Smallholder farmers, who hold over 80 percent of all farms in sub-Saharan Africa, are struggling to adapt to rapidly rising temperature and […]

The Millennium Development Goals

Adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in New York during September 2000, eight specific Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were agreed upon, designed as key targets for the developing world, to be met by 2015 aiming to combat extreme poverty across the world. The declaration was adopted by 189 nations and signed by 147 heads of […]

Logistics Complicate Food Aid

The logistics of transporting aid across Africa has proved to be a major issue and very costly to move goods. The continent has only a few broken-down railways. It has nothing resembling a transcontinental motorway. A study by America’s trade department found that it cost more to ship a ton of wheat from Mombasa in […]