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A farmer and his children plant a field with bean seeds and fertilizer in southern Ethiopia in 2008, a year after severe floods destroyed most of the food crop.
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As a result, we retain a cautious and largely bearish view on the long-term outlook for the sector, even though we expect a strong rebound in production in 2014-2015 -notwithstanding elevated political risks.
Tonga and Tuvalu are among 13 countries that have not signed a global treaty to ban nuclear tests and are being urged to sign and or ratify the treaty as soon as possible.
"Armed conflict and other situations of violence are affecting the lives and dignity of countless men, women and children.
With emphasis on humanitarian projects geared to break the cycle of poverty in Africa, Heart of God Africa has impacted thousands and literally saved lives using the donations of friends and partners as well as mission teams.
New Delhi, Dec 5: Delegates from eight countries from Africa and the Middle East, who witnessed the assembly elections in India, have sought India's help in taking the electronic voting machine technology to their countries.
They are also the scene of an impending health emergency: the government of neighbouring South Sudan confirmed last September the appearance of three cases of polio, a dreaded disease which leaves infected children paralysed.
Just back from a visit aimed at keeping the global spotlight on the complex humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, Kyung-Wha Kang, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, said she had sought ways to strengthen partnership and cooperation with regional actors and Governments to help tackle the country's myriad challenges.
"So far in 2013, ICRC staff in Sudan have facilitated the handover of 78 persons: 37 Sudanese armed forces personnel and 36 civilians released by armed opposition groups, and five South Sudanese prisoners of war released by the Sudanese government," said Jean-Christophe Sandoz, head of the ICRC delegation in Sudan.
A farmer and his children plant a field with bean seeds and fertilizer in southern Ethiopia in 2008, a year after severe floods in the country destroyed most of the food crop.
The U.S. Air Force recently awarded AAR Airlift Group Inc., Palm Bay, a $22.7 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract for dedicated fixed wing services in the Central Africa regions of Uganda, Central Africa Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and South Sudan.
The World Health Organization has confirmed a yellow fever outbreak in South Sudan, which has resulted in 14 deaths so far.
South Sudanese officials have acknowledged support of the United States in helping to train South Sudanese troops and security forces.
Brief description of call: South Sudan, the world's newest country, is rich in natural resources and officially encourages foreign direct investment.
Fighters loyal to the Lord's Resistance Army pose with their rifles inside the forest near River Mbou in the Central African Republic in this handout picture dated April 4, 2012.