The Brazilian government issued an official note on Tuesday (5) in support of the Guinea-Bissau government headed by Prime Minister Aristides Gomes. President José Mário Vaz dismissed Prime Minister Aristides Gomes from the government in a presidential decree signed on October 28. The move was taken three weeks before the vote to choose the new president, scheduled for November 24.
The Goodwill Ambassador of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Alysson Paolinelli is confirmed as a speaker at the Brazil Africa Forum 2019. The former Minister of Agriculture of Brazil will discuss agriculture 4.0 with the audience.
The former Director-General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Jose Graziano da Silva, is confirmed as a speaker at the Brazil Africa Forum 2019, to be held in São Paulo, Brazil, on November 12 and 13. Graziano held the position at FAO until July this year.
O UNAIDS anunciou esta semana o nome de Winnie Byanyima como sua nova diretora executiva. Ela traz para o cargo mais de 30 anos de experiência em liderança política, diplomacia e engajamento humanitário.
The AfDB approved a $ 165 million loan this week to fund part of Angola's three-year program to support economic diversification aimed at restoring the country's macroeconomic stability. The country's government is implementing reforms to diversify its oil-dependent economy.
Brazil will have a booth at the Food Africa fair, which will be held in December in Egypt. The fair has already received more than 13,000 visitors in previous editions and is one of the largest events specializing in food and agribusiness on the African continent. The initiative to represent Brazil at the event is a partnership between the country's embassy in Cairo and the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (CCAB).
The Director-Genera of World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevêdo advocates more regional and multilateral trade efforts to help drive Africa's economic integration, growth, and development. This week he attended a meeting in Burkina Faso with ministers and senior officials from the member countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU).