Despite its vital importance, West African agriculture is characterized by low productivity and beset with economic, social and environmental limitations.
The effectiveness of international aid, both in meeting urgent needs and in tackling entrenched poverty, is being undermined in some of the world’s poorest places.
While effective aid has
Oxfam's Louis Belanger said: "The decision in March by Prime Minister Harper to freeze the aid budget for the next five years is not what we need right now."
To roll out his global health strategy, UN General Secretary Ban Ki Moon has announced today US$40 billion for all three health-related poverty goals, with a strong focus on women and chil