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International Youth Day marked by Education, Entrepreneurship Sessions for migrants across Niger

International Organization for Migration (IOM) Niger with its partner Terre Solidali, organized five training sessions in three cities for close to 250 migrants and community members

In the weeks leading up to yesterday’s celebration of International Youth Day, IOM Niger with its partner Terre Solidali, organized five training sessions in three cities for close to 250 migrants and community members, delivered by young entrepreneurs from IOM’s “Initiatives for the Development of the Enterprise” (IDEE) project. Launched in…

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The age of ‘retailtainment’: how digital disruption is driving trends in physical retail décor

The growth of e-commerce has already transformed the retail landscape and with double digit annual growth predicted into the next decade

Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com), world-leader in imaging solutions, deciphers the importance of the settings and ambiences of physical shops as they become more than just a buying space, an opportunity for the brand to build and maintain relationships with its customers. We know that customers are becoming more and more demanding and…

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Kabakoo set to innovate creative learning for the Africas

Kabakoo is building a network of inclusive spaces dedicated to creative learning

Learning locally relevant skills and knowledge is the major challenge to be addressed for achieving Africa’s promised demographic dividend. To solve the problem, Kabakoo (www.Kabakoo.Africa) is building a network of inclusive spaces dedicated to creative learning. Kabakoo – The House of Wondering is innovating learning for the Africas. Its approach,…

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Tailor Made: New Hope for Migrants Returning… and their Communities

Since September 2017, International Organization for Migration (IOM) has assisted 1,681 vulnerable Burkinabés stranded in Libya and Niger

Faso Danfani, a very fashionable fabric in Burkina Faso — it’s a traditional fabric made from Burkinabé cotton. Tiraogo*, a newly-qualified Burkinabé tailor, crafts it accessories for his countrymen and countrywomen. The young Burkinabé is back home now, but he once had ambitions of a life far away from home and embarked…

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The Egyptian Cotton Project participates to Better Cotton Initiative Event in Milan

The Egyptian Cotton Project aims to promote main pillars of a sustainable Egyptian Cotton value chain

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) under the framework of “The Egyptian Cotton Project” expands its global cooperation through a strategic partnership with the better Cotton Initiative (BCI) presented during an event hosted by the Fondazione Industrie Cotone E Lino in Milan. This comes in the framework of the…

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Why Women are a force for good in the Climate Change Movement (By Naza Alakija)

Environmental degradation and issues such as plastic pollution and poor waste management are affecting countries all across Africa

By Naza Alakija Climate change and issues relating to it has recently been at the forefront of much public debate. Nations globally are implementing new policies to win the race against climate change whilst others (minority) neglect to acknowledge that it is actually happening. The United Nations has now intervened…

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U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Inaugurates Wastewater System, Career Center for Sohag Residents

The new wastewater system will provide access to sanitation services for thousands of residents of Sohag governorate for the first time

In support of the Government of Egypt’s goal to meet the educational and sanitation needs of all Egyptians from all parts of the country, the Embassy is pleased to announce that two important projects in Sohag governorate became operational this week. The first, a wastewater pump station and collection system,…

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U.S. Embassy Congratulates Mama Maggie on Receiving the International Woman of Courage Award

The award recognizes Mama Maggie’s selfless dedication to improving the lives of tens of thousands of impoverished children in Egypt

The United States Embassy in Cairo warmly congratulates Magda Gobran, also known as Mama Maggie, who will receive an International Woman of Courage Award from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and First Lady Melania Trump in Washington, DC on March 7. Mama Maggie epitomizes the courage and leadership required to…

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Central African Republic (CAR) Garden Plots Nurture Peace Amid Community Violence

The project opens new avenues for socio-economic reintegration for 125 beneficiaries, some of whom formerly belonged to armed groups

If you want to grow a dream, plant a seed. Former combatants and young people at risk of being sucked into community violence in this small city in the Central African Republic (CAR) have few opportunities to start their lives anew.  Violence and ethnic conflict have been endemic here for…

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Growth of global manufacturing slowed in 2018 according to United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Industrial Statistics Yearbook

The average share of manufacturing in GDP of African least developed countries (LDCs) has further dropped to 8.3 per cent compared to the 19.6 per cent average of the developing countries

The rate of global manufacturing growth has slowed, mainly as a consequence of trade and tariff barriers, according to the International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2019 published by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). World manufacturing value added rose by 3.6 per cent in 2018, slightly lower than the 3.8 per…