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O leste da África contra o tráfico humano

Onze países do leste africano assinaram esta semana um importante acordo de cooperação regional para combater o tráfico humano. A assinatura ocorreu em um fórum organizado pelo governo queniano e que contou com o apoio da Organização Internacional para a Migração (OIM) e da Organização Internacional do Trabalho (OIT).

DRC: WHO tries to curb Ebola advance in critical areas

The World Health Organization (WHO) has prepared a new strategy to contain the spread of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of...

Africa through comics: the geek market is booming on the continent

The world has always told history through illustrations. In prehistory, for example, communication took place through cave painting. Nowadays, comics have diversified and democratized the dissemination of illustrations in order to tell stories. Countries like Japan and the United States have turned this kind of art into a gigantic industry. In Africa, on the other hand, several talents have emerged in order to tell African history from another perspective and also give a new meaning to the genre. Mixing African tradition and the fictional universe of superheroes, some names are gradually gaining space and accumulating a legion of fans.

Angola Cables and Nokia celebrate a record connection between Angola and the United States

The companies Angola Cables and Nokia achieved 300 Gbps traffic between Miami and Luanda for the first time through the combination of SACS and MONET submarine cable systems.

Poverty increases in Brazil and African countries, says UN

In a third of developing countries dependent on commodities (where 870 million people live), the average real income is lower today...

Brazil cooperates with Zimbabwe to strengthen the cotton sector

Brazil occupies prominent places in both cotton production and exports, attracting several partners interested in strengthening the cotton sector. The latest country to seek Brazil's support in Zimbabwe. An agreement was signed between the two countries to guarantee training and also the transfer of Brazilian cotton technologies to the African country.

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Africa through comics: the geek market is booming on the continent

The world has always told history through illustrations. In prehistory, for example, communication took place through cave painting. Nowadays, comics have diversified and democratized the dissemination of illustrations in order to tell stories. Countries like Japan and the United States have turned this kind of art into a gigantic industry. In Africa, on the other hand, several talents have emerged in order to tell African history from another perspective and also give a new meaning to the genre. Mixing African tradition and the fictional universe of superheroes, some names are gradually gaining space and accumulating a legion of fans.

Brazil cooperates with Zimbabwe to strengthen the cotton sector

Brazil occupies prominent places in both cotton production and exports, attracting several partners interested in strengthening the cotton sector. The latest country to seek Brazil's support in Zimbabwe. An agreement was signed between the two countries to guarantee training and also the transfer of Brazilian cotton technologies to the African country.

José Graziano: “Governments must go beyond productivity”

“Governments need to invest in food security programs,” says José Graziano. The former director-general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says that governments often focus only on productivity, which excludes ensuring access to water and food. “Provide healthy conditions and productivity will improve,” he says.

Fadel Ndiame: “Smallholders farmers are the heart of our economy’s progress”

The center of African economic progress must be smallholders, says Fadel Ndiame in an interview with ATLANTICO. He is a representative of the African Union, senior advisor to the President and Strategic Partnerships Presidency at AGRA (Gwroing Africa's Agriculture), an African-led organization that works to invest in the continent's agriculture.

“Africa is at the center of our action,” says IFAD economist

"Africa is at the center of our interest and our work." Paolo Silveri's statement, leading regional economist at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) for Latin America and the Caribbean, demonstrates the importance of the African continent to the actions of the UN agency, which supports agriculture in developing countries.

FARA believes in science for development

Responsible for coordinating and advocating for agricultural research in Africa, the Africa Agricultural Research Forum (FARA) serves as the technical arm of the African Union Commission. The organization focuses on development and technology to advance agriculture on the continent. “There is no country that has broken the food security barrier without adopting science,” says Yemi Akinbamijo, the institution's director.

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Bamako Photography Biennial wants to go beyond conventional photographic approaches

“Currents of Consciousness” is the theme of the 12th edition of the Bamako Photography Biennial. "Bamako Rencontres - Biennale africaine de la photographie". The 25th-anniversary event runs until January 31st in the capital of Mali. According to its creators, the show wants to challenge the participants' vision by including artistic projects that go beyond conventional photographic approaches.

Great Egyptian Museum will open in 2020

The world's largest archaeological museum is expected to open its doors in the first half of 2020. The Great Egyptian Museum (GEM) was first announced in 1992 and was originally scheduled to open in 2012. The news should revive a shaky tourism industry. politics and terrorist attacks and accounted for 12% of Egyptian GDP in 2018 according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

Egyptian Museum opens in Rio Grande do Sul

The Egyptian Museum with the largest collection in Latin America opens this week in Rio Grande do Sul. Located in the city of Canela, the museum will host a permanent exhibition of Egyptian pieces. It also has a store of products that refer to the culture and history of ancient Egypt with pieces produced by artists of the country.

UN exhibition on global objectives is displayed in Rio

“Conscience” is the name of an exhibition organized by the UN in Rio de Janeiro to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) agenda.
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Exploring the potential of partnerships for development

Developing economies face many challenges, but they offer immense opportunities no matter the level of development in the country. In general, the challenges are...

Up-to-date Arraes

2016 celebrated the one hundredth birthday of Miguel Arraes on December 15th, the 10-year anniversary of the Miguel Arraes Institute, and the 40 year of...

The Leadership for the “Africa We Want”

As the African continent developed and people got more educated on various areas of knowledge, Africans quickly realized that they had...

The maturation of a region

The beginning of the second millennium brought an effervescent trend for creating cooperative and integrating treaties in Latin America. Thus, the following treaties were...

Africa and Brazil in the Geo-economic scenario

After the end of the Second World War and the fall of the Soviet Union, disputes for zones of influence around...

Brazil must “return” to Africa

Brazilian President Michel Temer needed two years and two months,since former President Dilma Rousseff was removed from office on May 12, 2016 to make...