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EU to help boost defence, security in Sahel.

Europe's foreign ministers gave their approval on 20 June for the European Union to create a new regional co-ordination cell of experts to help strengthen the defence and security structures of five Sahelian countries: Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger. To be based within EUCAP Sahel

- Jane’s - US

UN Security Council welcomes deployment of regional force to restore stability in the Sahel.

The United Nations Security Council today welcomed the deployment by the so-called Group of Five – Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger – of a joint force to tackle the threat of terrorism, as well as the serious challenges posed by transnational organized crime in Africa's restive Sahel region.

- UN - INT

New satellite imaging to better forecast locust plagues.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Mauritania, World New technology being used by scientists from the European Space Agency in collaboration with FAO, will help to increase the warning time for locust outbreaks by up to two months.Scientists from the European Space Agency collaborate ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Una atención del cáncer más cercana: Mauritania abre su primer centro de medicina nuclear.

La apertura a finales de 2014 del primer centro de medicina nuclear de la República Islámica de Mauritania, creado con el apoyo del OIEA, se traducirá en un mejor acceso a diagnósticos y tratamientos modernos, así como en unos costos menos elevados.

- International Atomic Energy Agency - INT

Food insecurity strains deepen amid civil conflict and drought - FAO.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Iraq, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT