Wednesday 18 April 2012
NIGER: What price human dignityIRIN News | 18 Apr 2012
TILLABERI/NIAMEY 18 April 2012 (IRIN) - Small farmers in Oullam District in Niger's western region of Tillaberi, faced with their third drought in seven years, are being forced to consider bundling up their few possessions and leaving for good the villages they have lived in all their lives.
In Brief: Floods displace hundreds in RwandaIRIN News | 18 Apr 2012
KIGALI 18 April 2012 (IRIN) - Hundreds of people have been displaced and several killed by flash floods in the mountainous district of Musanze in northern Rwanda, and in the western districts of Nyabihu and Rubavu, say officials.
Western Ghana's Fisherfolk Starve Amid Algae Infestationips.org | 18 Apr 2012
By Jessica McDiarmidBEYIN, Ghana, Apr 18 (IPS) – Sam Kojo stands in a thigh-high pile of brown seaweed that blankets a beach in western Ghana. Behind him, a decomposing mound of Sargassum stretches down the shore past the fishing village of Beyin."Ever since I was born, I have not...
GEF Finances Marine and Coastal Conservation Project in Mauritaniabiodiversity-l.iisd.org | 18 Apr 2012
A newly approved Global Environment Facility (GEF) project seeks to mainstream biodiversity conservation concerns into the oil and gas offshore sector in Mauritania to ensure development of the sector is achieved while protecting ocean biodiversity.
Western Ghana's Fisherfolk Starve Amid Algae InfestationInter Press Service | 18 Apr 2012
Sam Kojo stands in a thigh-high pile of brown seaweed that blankets a beach in western Ghana. Behind him, a decomposing mound of Sargassum stretches down the shore past the fishing village of Beyin.
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