President Barack Obama will announce new U.S. and private sector financial commitments for food security efforts at a summit today in Senegal as he wraps up the first stop of a three-country tour of sub-Saharan Africa.
The U.S. will increase by $47 million assistance for seeds and agricultural technology, while private companies will commit to invest $134 million in Senegal’s agricultural system, Raj Shah, administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development, said.
Meg Condemns Migrant Bond Policy
British Labour Co-operative politician, Margaret
Olivia Hillier, who is a chair of Nigeria APGG and Member of Parliament for
Hackney South and Shoreditch since 2005, and was a junior Minister in HM
Government from 2007 to 2010 as condemned the UK Migrant Bond
UN Backs Deployment to Mali
The United Nations Security Council has agreed that
a UN peacekeeping force of 12,600 troops should be deployed in Mali from 1
Britain's ambassador to the UN said there was "unanimous
agreement" for UN peacekeepers to take over from the African-led operation
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