Nov 7, 2016 9:35 AM ET Archived: Beyond Calais: A Perspective on Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development iCrowdNewswire - Nov 7, 2016 - By José Graziano da Silva José Graziano da Silva is Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). José Graziano da Silva. Credit: FAO ROME, Nov 7 2016 (IPS) - Migration is part of the process of development. It is not a problem in itself, and. (more...)

image Nov 7, 2016 6:48 AM ET Archived: Senegal: Korentas Group – A loan of $3,050 helps a member to purchase basic foodstuff. iCrowdNewswire - Nov 7, 2016 - The 'banc villageois' housing this group was inaugurated in June 2009. The group is composed of women developing in commerce, primarily. Ms. Anna, who is at the right in the photo, is the group's representative. (more...)

image Nov 6, 2016 8:24 AM ET Archived: BrainGiga is a platform built to help students and recent graduates gain experience and prove their technical skills. BrainGiga partners with Companies who provide a real-business challenge for registered student users to solve and propose an innovation driven solution. iCrowdNewswire - Nov 6, 2016 - BrainGiga is a platform built to help students and recent graduates gain experience and prove their technical skills. BrainGiga partners with Companies who provide a real-business challenge for registered student users to solve and propose an innovation driven solution . All participants receive feedback at the end of each challenge. (more...)

image Nov 5, 2016 4:27 PM ET Archived: ”Racing for Research” – UCT to Rio 2017: Six University of Cape Town students taking on the challenge of racing across the Atlantic Ocean on the 1st of January 2017, in the iconic Cape to Rio Yacht Race – we aim to contribute valuable scientific data and raise funds for youth development sailing in South Africa. iCrowdNewswire - Nov 5, 2016 - We are a team of six University of Cape Town students taking on the challenge of racing across the Atlantic Ocean on the 1st of January 2017, in the iconic Cape to Rio Yacht Race. Not only are we taking on the physical and emotional challenge of the race but we aim to contribute valuable scientific data and raise funds for youth development sailing in South Africa. Support us and help make this dream a reality! (more...)

image Nov 5, 2016 1:12 PM ET Archived: Congo (Dem. Rep.): Amkeni Group – A loan of $2,650 helps a member to buy sorted second-hand clothing. iCrowdNewswire - Nov 5, 2016 - Enriette is a merchant, a client with the micro-finance institution Hekima, and the president of the banque villageoise "Amkeni." She is 53 years old, married, and the mother eight children, of whom seven attend school and one is already married. (more...)

image Nov 4, 2016 8:33 PM ET Archived: Under The Static – The film stars Carissa Cupido and the legendary South African actress, Jana Cilliers: In an attempt to find meaning in her world and come to terms with the loss of her father, a woman builds a machine that she believes can communicate across the cosmos. iCrowdNewswire - Nov 4, 2016 - A UCT graduation film: In an attempt to find meaning in her world and come to terms with the loss of her father, a woman builds a machine that she believes can communicate across the cosmos. (more...)

image Nov 4, 2016 4:22 PM ET Archived: Kenya: Ruth – A loan of $500 helps to buy seeds and start horticulture farming. iCrowdNewswire - Nov 4, 2016 - Perseverance, faith, honest work and responsibility led Ruth to start practicing mixed farming 10 years ago. As the key breadwinner of her family, consisting of a husband and child, she farms a small plot of land in the green, lush hills of Kericho, in the Rift Valley region of Kenya. (more...)

image Nov 4, 2016 7:03 AM ET Archived: PEEX – USA/Europe to Africa money exchange platform — without the fees. iCrowdNewswire - Nov 4, 2016 - Peers Exchange is an international peer-to-peer currency exchange and payment platform. Our users, called PEEXers, are paired up strategically to help them avoid expensive fees from banks and other institutions like Western Union or Moneygram. (more...)

image Nov 4, 2016 6:44 AM ET Archived: Ocean Warriors – Unip. Lda: Waking up the brewer in you. iCrowdNewswire - Nov 4, 2016 - We supply all the national craf market with raw materials and equipment. We create own brand products to better meet market needs. We export raw materials for some of Europe markets. We are preparing the launch of a new brand dedicated to hops. (more...)

image Nov 3, 2016 8:49 PM ET Archived: The Pack & Yohance: Printing of the bestselling African Fantasy Graphic Novel Series, “The Pack” and the African Space Opera, “Yohance”. iCrowdNewswire - Nov 3, 2016 - We're trying to print the African Fantasy, The Pack and the African Space Opera, Yohance. For this, we need your help. Both Graphic Novel series have enjoyed quite a lot of success via digital publishing and have been bestsellers on iBooks, Kindle, Google Play, & Comixology. But now, It's time to finally bring them into the physical world as beautiful printed books. (more...)

image Nov 3, 2016 7:45 PM ET Archived: Posibilidades y desafíos del Acuerdo de París en África iCrowdNewswire - Nov 3, 2016 - El Acuerdo de París sobre cambio climático entrará en vigor este viernes 4 tras contar con la ratificación de por lo menos 55 estados parte, los que concentran 55 por ciento de las emisiones contaminantes liberadas a la atmósfera. (more...)

image Nov 3, 2016 4:25 PM ET Archived: Festival Spotlights African Women Filmmakers iCrowdNewswire - Nov 3, 2016 - At the Bioscope Independent Cinema in Johannesburg’s trendy, gentrifying Maboneng neighbourhood last week, the two-day HER Africa Film Festival showcased films and web series from across the globe, including Mali, the U.S., Burkina Faso and elsewhere. (more...)

image Nov 3, 2016 12:53 PM ET Archived: Novadge: We provide Solutions that help individuals and corporate bodies increase efficiency and cut costs. iCrowdNewswire - Nov 3, 2016 - Short Company Description (this will show in the initial summary of your company that investors view). We provide Solutions that help individuals and corporate bodies increase efficiency and cut costs. Our solutions are built on the latest, proven and reliable technologies. (more...)

image Nov 3, 2016 12:36 PM ET Archived: Congo (Dem. Rep.): Tupatane Group – A loan of $2,550 helps a member to buy two bales of second-hand clothing. iCrowdNewswire - Nov 3, 2016 - Mbaenda is a merchant, a client with the micro-finance institution Hekima, and a member of the banque villageoise "Tupatane." She is 46 years old, married, and the mother of six children, who all attend school. (more...)

Nov 3, 2016 9:57 AM ET Archived: UAE Has Enabled Religious Minorities to Meet, Teach, Worship and Express Themselves: Archbishop of Canterbury iCrowdNewswire - Nov 3, 2016 - By Emirates News Agency (WAM) ABU DHABI, Nov 3 2016 (WAM) - The UAE has taken practical steps to enable religious minorities to meet, teach, worship and express themselves, the Archbishop of Canterbury said in his opening keynote address on Wednesday at a dialogue on integration, religious freedom and flourishing. (more...)

Nov 3, 2016 8:00 AM ET Archived: How to Save Thousands of Children’s Lives iCrowdNewswire - Nov 3, 2016 - By IKEA Foundation Courtesy of IKEA Foundation LEIDEN, The Netherlands, Oct 24 2016 (IPS) - When disasters strike, children are among the most vulnerable, and humanitarian aid agencies need to be able to respond immediately to save their lives. In order to help save thousands of children’s lives during catastrophic. (more...)

image Nov 2, 2016 5:45 PM ET Archived: Int’l Effort to Help Ethiopia Shoulder Its Refugee Burden iCrowdNewswire - Nov 2, 2016 - A concerned-looking group of refugees gather around a young woman grimacing and holding her stomach, squatting with her back against a tree. But this is no refugee camp, rather the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) compound just off a busy main road leading to Sidist Kilo roundabout in the Ethiopian capital. (more...)

image Nov 2, 2016 5:17 PM ET Archived: Burkina Faso: Aide Group – A loan of $1,725 helps a member to buy five sacs of fertilizer and two boxes of cabbage seeds for his garden. iCrowdNewswire - Nov 2, 2016 - Saidou is the leader of the Aide group. In the photo, he is the one holding the plate of groundnuts that were just harvested. He is married and the father of four children, aged from six years to 14 years old. All of the children attend school, and he has 10 [additional] people under his care. (more...)

image Nov 2, 2016 3:15 PM ET Archived: Rural Malawians About to Go Online iCrowdNewswire - Nov 2, 2016 - This month, many Malawians, especially those in rural areas, will be able to start accessing the internet as easily as opening a tap to get water. (more...)

image Nov 2, 2016 2:45 PM ET Archived: La población rural de Malawi tendrá conexión a Internet iCrowdNewswire - Nov 2, 2016 - A partir de este mes, muchas personas en Malawi, y en especial en las zonas rurales, se podrán conectar a Internet y será tan fácil como abrir un grifo de agua. (more...)

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