Mali/Norway to provide NOK 30 million for school meals in Mali (Mopti)

18/09/2019 – Funding from Norway will be used to provide nutritious school meals to some 55 000 children in conflict-torn Mali. ‘Malnourished children have problems learning, no matter how good the teaching is. If children are given school meals, their parents are more likely to send them to school. This in turn helps to promote stability in a part of the world where it is badly needed,’ said Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein, who visited Mali this week. Continuer à lire … « Mali/Norway to provide NOK 30 million for school meals in Mali (Mopti) »

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Mali violence drives thousands to Burkina Faso

2018/04/17 – This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson William Spindler to whom quoted text may be attributed at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is alarmed at a spike in intercommunal violence in central Mali which over the past weeks has driven some 3,000 people into neighbouring Burkina Faso. Continuer à lire … « Mali violence drives thousands to Burkina Faso »