www.touch.dailynews.co.tz — BG Tanzania, a British Oil exploration company, in partnership with Africare/Tanzania, an NGO, have launched a youth empowerment project, “Kijana Jikwamue,” in Mtwara Region.
www.allafrica.com — Prepared remarks by Jay Ireland, president and CEO of GE Africa, at the inaugural Africare ‘Creating Opportunities for Development in Africa (CODA) Summit’ at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC.
Africare Celebrates Power in Africa at its 2014 Creating Opportunities for Development in Africa Summit
WASHINGTON (April 14, 2014) — Africare, the oldest and largest African-American led non-profit committed to advancing development in Africa, hosted more than 200 global leaders in business and government on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at its inaugural Creating Opportunities for Development in Africa (CODA) Summit at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC. The event honored General Electric (GE) and Nigerian business magnate Aliko Dangote with awards for their work in powering the African continent.
www.avrdc.org — Eastern and Southern Africa’s peri-urban horticulture initiative (VINESA) continues to gather momentum. Two rounds of Training of Trainers took place in February 2014, with Value Chain Thinking consultant Benjamin Dent taking nearly 40 people through the three-day course in Malawi and Mozambique.
www.washingtoninformer.com, March 12, 2014 — The circumstances of women in Africa are a conundrum complicated by patriarchy and bias. Although women constitute the cornerstone of African economic development, they are often less likely to know how to read or write, have access to health care and occupy low-skill jobs.
www.dailynews.co.tz — Establishment of a Community Health Fund scheme has become a big relief to hundreds of poor families in nine rural villages of Tarime District. The scheme was introduced in the villages early last year by Africare through its Lake Zone Health and Economic Development Initiative.