Algeria, Botswana, 7 other African countries agree to pool resources for affordable life-saving vaccines

London, Nov. 8, 2019 (AltAfrica)-In bid to provide life saving vaccines for their citizens, nine African countries have agreed to work towards pooled procurement mechanisms by first sharing vital information on their vaccine purchasing practices, including the prices they pay and their suppliers. Sharing information and ultimately pooling their orders will better leverage their individual … Continue reading “Algeria, Botswana, 7 other African countries agree to pool resources for affordable life-saving vaccines”

EU announces €40m funding to boost sustainable fisheries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific

London, Oct. 25, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The EU, the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) as well as the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have signed a €40 million, five-year programme (FISH4ACP) to boost the development of sustainable fisheries and aquaculture in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific. FISH4ACP is an innovative EU-funded programme, … Continue reading “EU announces €40m funding to boost sustainable fisheries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific”