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Infertile Land in Gambia Put to Plough Due to Joint AfDB/IFAD/Government Watershed Management Project

02/04/2012 - More than 140,000 poor people, of whom 52% are women across the Gambia have enjoyed greatly increased crop output after formerly unproductive land was put to the plough as a result of a USD 17.5 million watershed management projec...

Categories: Gambia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Water Supply & Sanitation


Integrated Fight Against Aquatic Plant Proliferation in West Africa

28/03/2012 - Aquatic plant proliferation is an environmental scourge. These weeds invade waterways and irrigation channels, impeding their economic operation. Fishermen have suffered rising costs, and farmers have to spend more time cleaning t...

Categories: Benin, Niger, Mali, Senegal, Mauritania, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Human Capital Development, Education, Health, Climate Change, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Environment


Benin-Regional Public Health Institute

01/04/2010 - Given the shortage of health research, health personnel and health services, particularly in rural areas, the Government of the Republic of Benin sought to create a public health institute in Benin with support from the World Heal...

Categories: Benin, Human Capital Development, Education, Health


Rwanda-Education III Project

01/04/2010 - Built in 1997, the Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) is the first technological institute to be built in Rwanda to train students in science, technology and engineering at the degree and diploma levels. KIST also t...

Categories: Rwanda, Human Capital Development, Education