Daily Archives: September 12, 2020

Reaching the Most Vulnerable through Budikadidi Group-Based Activities

The most vulnerable people in a rural village are not often able to benefit from group activities. Physical, social, or financial limitations keep them from equally participating in or contributing to group activities. When groups are self-selecting, the most vulnerable are less able to compete for limited membership, and the final group composition is likely

Budikadidi Support of Childcare for Infants and Young Children

A primary aim of Budikadidi is to improve the nutrition of children.Women in the Budikadidi communities were grouped into Neighbor Groups of 15 neighboring women, one of whom was designated a Lead Mother. Budikadidi organizes general livelihood activities through a variety of groups, but disseminates essential lessons on water, sanitation, hygiene, health, nutrition, and childcare

IOM Cameroon Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan: COVID-19 May – December 2020

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that the pathogen first reported from Wuhan City, Hubei Province of the People’s Republic of China known as the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), now constituted a pandemic – “occurring worldwide, or over a very wide area, crossing international boundaries and usually affecting a large number

U.S. Aid Suspension to Put Pressure on Ethiopia Regarding GERD “makes no sense” Says Ambassador Cohen

Addis Ababa: U.S’s suspension of development aid to put pressure on Ethiopia regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), “makes absolutely no sense”, the former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Ambassador Herman J. Cohen said. The U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had reportedly approved a plan to halt America’s foreign assistance to

PM Abiy Participates in African Green Revolution Forum

Addis Ababa: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has participated in the virtual annual agricultural forum organized by the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa held in Kigali, Rwanda. The forum that was held for three days beginning from 8 September has brought together more than 4,000 delegates from governments, the private sector, international organizations, civil society,