Source: U.S. Embassy in Tunisia |

Tunisia: Ambassador Hood visits the International Diplomatic Academy of Tunis

Ambassador Hood affirmed the importance of more than 200 years of strong U.S.-Tunisian diplomatic relations and shared his thoughts on diplomacy as a career

Ambassador Hood was honored to visit the International Diplomatic Academy of Tunis and exchange views with new diplomats training for their future assignments. Joined by MFA Director General of the Americas Ambassador Riadh Dridi, Director General of the Academy Ambassador Fayçal Gouia, and retired U.S. Ambassador Barbara Bodine in a panel…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Botswana launches the Global Environment Facility -7 (GEF) Dry-land Sustainable Landscapes Impact Programme child project

Botswana Sustainable Miombo-Mopane Landscape Management project in Kasane and Tutume

The inaugural workshops of the Dryland Sustainable Landscapes Impact Programme (DSL-IP) were successfully held in the Chobe and Tutume sub-basins on 15 December 2023 and 18 January 2024, respectively. This programme is implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Government of…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Gabon |

Gabon: Ambassador meets with Minister of Health

DHAPP has worked closely with the DGSSM on a daily basis for over the past ten years to assist Gabon’s military health initiatives

On Friday, February 22, Ambassador FitzPatrick met with the Minister of Health to discuss the opportunities in the public health sector that the USA is funding and assisting with here in Gabon. Extremely prominent among these efforts has been the donation through the US Department of Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention Program…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Curbing antimicrobial resistance in the poultry value chain through the farmer field school approach in Zimbabwe

Strengthening capacity of farmer field school facilitators on good broiler management practices, prudent antimicrobial use and approaches to adult learning

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) concluded a three-week long training for Farmer Field Schools (FFS) Facilitators to contribute towards curbing the development of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the poultry value chain in Zimbabwe. The objective was to train participants on the FFS methodology; facilitation skills…

Source: Energy Capital & Power |

Cameroon: A Mature Producer with Proven Reserves, Undrilled Prospects

At the Invest in African Energy forum, a dedicated Central African spotlight will showcase Cameroon’s upstream prospects and future LNG export plans

As a mature producer, Cameroon is at a critical crossroads in its oil and gas development, requiring new exploration to offset diminishing reserves, while finding alternative pathways to monetize small and stranded gas reserves. As a result, the country has attracted a slew of independent explorers who are launching new…

Source: Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Liberia |

Liberia: Ambassador Yin Chengwu Attends Donation Ceremony to John F. Kennedy (JFK) Medical Center

Ambassador Yin lauded the China-Aid Medical Team's significant contributions and vital role in bolstering China-Liberia healthcare cooperation

On February 27, Ambassador Yin Chengwu attended the donation ceremony for the China-Liberia Paired Hospital Cooperation Mechanism's cardiology project and the 16th China-Aid Medical Team to the John F. Kennedy (JFK) Medical Center. Mr. Wang Jiaxin, Counselor of the Embassy, Dr. Robert Dannis, Officer-in-Charge of JFK Medical Center, Dr. Dama Yekeson-Koffa, Deputy…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Angola |

Angola Validates Multisectoral Plan for Non-Communicable Diseases

This effort is aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, especially target 3.4 on reducing premature mortality from NCDs by 2030

Health is a fundamental and universal right, and in Angola, as elsewhere, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) represent a growing challenge. The Angolan Ministry of Health, with the support of the World Health Organization, held a workshop to technically validate the Multisectoral NCD Plan. The event brought together a range of actors,…

Source: World Health Organization - United Republic of Tanzania |

World Health Organization (WHO), Ireland and Switzerland join forces to support the Mid Term Review of the Health Sector Strategic Plan in Tanzania

The Health Sector Strategic Plan V (HSSP V) is the guiding framework for the detailed planning and implementation of activities by health sector stakeholders at all levels

The World Health Organization (WHO), the Government of Ireland and Switzerland have signed an agreement to undertake the Mid Term Review of the Health Sector Strategic Plan-V (HSSP V) to strengthen health systems in Tanzania. Under the agreement the Governments of Ireland and Switzerland will jointly provide US $ 100,000…

Source: Republic of Liberia: Executive Mansion |

United States Vice President Kamala Harris chats with President Boakai; Promises her Government’s support to Liberia’s development Agenda

During their conversation, Vice President Harris praised President Boakai for the peaceful democratic transfer of power from one administration to another

His Excellency, President Joseph Nyuma Boakai on Monday received a congratulatory phone call from the Vice President of the United States of America, Madam Kamala Harris. During their conversation, Vice President Harris praised President Boakai for the peaceful democratic transfer of power from one administration to another. She especially applauded…

Source: Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Liberia |

Zhao Leji Meets with President of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio

Zhao Leji said that under the guidance of President Xi Jinping and President Julius Maada Bio, bilateral relations had been running at a high level and cooperation had yielded fruitful results

On February 28, 2024, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress Zhao Leji met with President of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio in Beijing. Zhao Leji said that under the guidance of President Xi Jinping and President Julius Maada Bio, bilateral relations had been running at a…