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Coronavirus - Namibia: German Embassy helps soup kitchen project in the South

As the region remains hard hit by drought, the communities need support to mitigate the additional hardship caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

The German Embassy supports the non-profit organization OANA Community Development Project in Warmbad, ǀǀKaras Region, in setting up a soup kitchen project that will benefit five villages in the south of Namibia. A total of 57,412 NAD (approx. EUR 2,960) from the Embassy’s micro project fund will serve as an…

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) to enhance Groundnut Oil Quality Standards and boost Senegalese Export Capabilities

Technical Assistance in favour of SONACOS to boost global value chains, groundnut oil processing standards and Senegalese export capabilities as it seeks to enter new markets

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has approved a Grant Agreement for the Senegalese Groundnut Oil Processing Company, SONACOS, to acquire new laboratory analysis equipment. The Technical Assistance will enable SONACOS to acquire equipment that will specifically enable the…

Source: Fairtrade Messe und Ausstellungs GmbH & Co. KG |

Virtual agrofood & plastprintpack Africa on 23 to 26 November 2020: All set for the most prestigious virtual industry event to date

Attendees in Africa & around the globe connect for free and enjoy personalised visibility

The figures of Virtual agrofood & plastprintpack Africa 2020 (www.Virtual-Africa.net) speak for themselves, and the German organiser fairtrade and its many African partners have every reason to be proud of this enormous success. “With 1,000+ registered attendees from 73 countries (https://bit.ly/3kBgiN1), 75 speakers (https://bit.ly/3kCc0Fl), 45 panel sessions, presentations & product…

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Cigna Foundation teams up with Cup of Uji Kenya, contributes US$200,000 to fund meals for children

The partnership with Cup of Uji Kenya supports local NGOs with the funds with an aim to purchase and distribute 500,000 meals comprising rice and beans across local schools

Cigna Foundation (https://bit.ly/3nFCpnJ) has partnered with Cup of Uji Kenya, a school feeding program founded by Hope Alive Campaign, a community based organization, to reduce food insecurity among primary school children in Kenya. In line with the partnership, the Cigna Foundation has contributed US$200,000 to fund nutritious meals for children…

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Avilan Naturalle Foods and Supplements Roll out 100% Natural and Nutritious Food Products

Get a copy of the November/December issue of Pleasures Magazine for photo gallery of the products

Avila Naturalle recently birthed the Avilan Naturalle Foods and Supplements, a sister company that is dedicated to providing the highest quality 100% natural, healthy and nutritious food products to Nigerians and Africans at large. The company is committed to enriching lives through natural, healthy, safe and affordable foods products that…

Source: International Rescue Committee |

As COVID-19 increases global food insecurity, less children are receiving nutrition support across conflict-affected states

The knock-on effects of COVID-19 have led to a global food insecurity crisis, with 265 million people projected to experience life-threatening levels of hunger this year alone

A new analysis by the International Rescue Committee finds that the number of children receiving treatment for malnutrition has decreased across conflict-affected countries, despite increasing food insecurity reported globally, indicating that life-saving treatments have been less accessible to families during the COVID-19 pandemic; The number of patients seeking care for…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

Coronavirus - Lesotho: European Union supports WFP’s cash assistance to people affected by drought and COVID-19 in Lesotho

The impact of COVID-19 on livelihoods and access to food has required WFP to expand into urban areas of Lesotho, which were historically more food secure

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes the European Union’s (EU) contribution of €2.8 million (M55.5 million) to provide much needed relief assistance to the most vulnerable people in Lesotho affected by three consecutive years of drought and the socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The contribution is part…

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
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The Islamic Development Bank and The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation hold a webinar on AgriTech & Digital Supply Chain

The webinar explored opportunities for leveraging the digital transformation to drive the global supply chain, trade, and investments in the agricultural sector

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) (Agriculture Division) in collaboration with IsDB Group Business Forum (THIQAH) jointly held a live webinar entitled “The Role of AgriTech in Food Security & Sustainability” to discuss sustainable climate-smart agricultural technologies for achieving food and nutrition…

Source: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) |

African Heads of State call on world leaders to increase investment in International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to end rural hunger and poverty

IFAD aims to deliver an overall programme of work of US$10 billion for the IFAD12 period (2022–2024), with over half of investments allocated to Africa

Ten African Heads of State have issued a strong call to other world leaders to increase their funding to the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) (www.IFAD.org) or risk jeopardizing Sustainable Development Goal targets for eradicating poverty and hunger, particularly in Africa. “We share IFAD’s vision of vibrant rural communities…

Source: U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia |

New USAID-Ethiopian Airlines Partnership to Source Food from Local Farmers for In-Flight Meals

These new business linkages will help farmers and local agribusinesses reach a prominent new market and increase their revenue streams

Today, Ethiopian Airlines and the United States announced a new partnership agreement that will enable the nation’s flagship carrier to source locally grown produce and ingredients for preparing in-flight meals for global passengers. Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam and U.S. Ambassador Michael Raynor signed a memorandum of understanding…