Daily Archives: August 7, 2019

Ghana Adds Charge to Keep Farmers Sweet on Cocoa

ASIKESU, GHANA – Sixty percent of the world’s cocoa production comes from two countries in West Africa � Ghana and Ivory Coast. But for years, the farmers behind the beans have struggled with low income, …

Ghana Adds Charge to Keep Farmers Sweet on Cocoa

ASIKESU, GHANA – Sixty percent of the world’s cocoa production comes from two countries in West Africa � Ghana and Ivory Coast. But for years, the farmers behind the beans have struggled with low income, …

Cash Transfers and Child Nutrition in Zambia

We examine the effect of the Zambia Child Grant Programme � an unconditional cash transfer (CT) targeted to rural families with children under age five � on height-for-age four years after programme initiation. The CT …

Cameroon’s Mbororos Abandoning Cattle Ranches

BAMENDA, CAMEROON – More than a thousand Mbororos, indigenous people in Cameroon, have fled their cattle ranches following repeated attacks and seizure of their herds by separatist forces in the central African nation. The Mbororos …

Cameroon’s Mbororos Abandoning Cattle Ranches

BAMENDA, CAMEROON – More than a thousand Mbororos, indigenous people in Cameroon, have fled their cattle ranches following repeated attacks and seizure of their herds by separatist forces in the central African nation. The Mbororos …

Ignazio Cassis visits Swiss projects in cyclone-stricken Mozambique

On the second day of his trip to Mozambique, Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis visited Swiss humanitarian aid projects in the country. In Beira in central Mozambique he saw first-hand the scale of the devastation caused …

Researchers in Uganda Start 2-Year Ebola Vaccine Trial

MBARARA, UGANDA – Eight hundred health workers involved in the fight against the Ebola virus are receiving doses of a two-part vaccine.

Researchers who launched a trial this week for a new Ebola vaccine say …