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Mamat feeds donkeys at his cooperative. Photo by Aerdake, People’s Daily

Donkey business helps Xinjiang village get rid of poverty, improve livelihood

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Pishan, 1,600 kilometers away from Urumqi, capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, is a county with harsh environment in the autonomous region’s...
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Face mask demand help people earn livelihood amid COVID-19 in Nigeria

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by Olatunji Saliu From her small room at a low-income suburb in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, Deborah Olasupo makes scores of face masks daily...
U.S. President Donald Trump attends a press conference in the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on Feb. 26, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday appointed Vice President Mike Pence to oversee the country's response to the novel coronavirus outbreak. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

COVID-19 updates: U.S. COVID-19 cases top 1 million, European countries fight to save both...

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The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - DUBLIN -- Irish...
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (C) walks along the German Ambassador to Greece Ernst Reichel (L) and the Greek Alternate Minister of Migration and Asylum Giorgos Koumoutsakos in Athens, Greece, on April 18, 2020. TO GO WITH "Greek PM urges for more European solidarity as 49 unaccompanied refugee minors depart for Germany" (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

From “stay home” to “stay safe,” Europe fighting two-front battle to save life, livelihood

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Despite the fact that the European Region on WHO dashboard has accounted for more than half of the over 200,000 global COVID-19 deaths, many...
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Kenyan farmers vow to fight desert locust invasion amid threat to livelihood

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Joseph Gichuhi's four-acre farm that is located at the heart of central Kenyan county of Nyeri was a spectacle to behold on Wednesday evening...
Mental Health

NGO gives mental health patients livelihood empowerment

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MIHOSO International, a human rights and social development organisation is providing livelihood empowerment support to 185 people with mental health problems in Bono, Bono...

Ghanaian fisher lament plastic waste interference with their livelihood

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Increasing plastic pollution in Ghana’s oceans remains one of the biggest headaches for fishers in the country. Isaac Quaye, an artisanal fisherman at Chorkor, a...
Women Empowerment

Women Utilise Sustenance to Improve Livelihood

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The Climate Resilient Agricultural and Food Systems Project implemented in the Garu-Tempane District over the past three years have improved the livelihood of about...
Nya

NYA Marks African Youth Day With Training

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The National Youth Authority (NYA) has organised skills training for the youth to provide them with the needed skills to become productive citizens to...
Chps Programme

Mion CHPS Compounds Run Out of Basic Logistics

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Some community-based Health Planning and Service (CHPS) Compounds in the Mion District have run out of folders to keep medical records of patients. The situation...
Kenyase Number Three women roasting gari with “Gari Elephant”

UNDP gives assistance to women on livelihood improvement

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has provided an assistance package to boost the productive capacity of women engaged in gari-processing at Kenyase Number Three...
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Locals in Ghana’s oil enclave seek livelihood protection

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While Ghana might be adding some more revenue to its kitty after commercial oil production started late 2010, all has not been well with...
Illegal miners in business

Retired Military Officer Supports Against Illegal Mining

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A retired military officer has called for strong support for the government’s push to end the destruction of the environment through the activities of...
Beijing has strengthened its environmental protection in recent years, with special areas demarcated in Miyun Reservoir to protect resources and water quality of the capital. A herd of swans are flying over the reservoir. (Photo by He Yong from People's Daily)

Poor Resource Management Will Result In Social Strife – GHEITI

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Dr Steve Manteaw, Co-Chair of the multi-stakeholder committee of the Ghana Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (GHEITI), has said natural resources in a given society...
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Second Payment Of LEAP Ends In Bolgatanga Municipality

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The forty seventh payment cycle cash grant and the second payment in 2017 to beneficiaries under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme in...

Nana Addo Pledges To Modernise Agriculture

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday launched the “Planting for Food and Jobs” campaign, with a pledge to modernise agriculture and improve production...
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Profile And Legacy of Past Presidents Since 1992

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When Ghana returned to constitutional rule and adopted multi-party democracy as a preferred system of governance in 1992, Ghanaians of adult suffrage on December...
LEAP

LEAP Opens Office To Seat About 50 Staff

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The Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Management Secretariat Office Block has been inaugurated to accommodate the 56 officers on the programme. The GH₵1.3 million World...
LEAP

Citizens Encouraged To Monitor LEAP Programme

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A project to ensure increased joint monitoring and feedback between the government and beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme at the...

216 Technical And Vocational Students Graduated

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The Executive Director of the National Vocation Training Institute, Mr Stephen Bismark Amponsah has said Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is vital...
poultry production

Kenya’s poultry sector devises modern rearing accessory

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For years rearing chicken especially indigenous in the East African country was taken as a practice for keeping stock for festivities and other regular...
lands

Large scale land acquisition to be modernized

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The Responsible Investments in Property and Land (RIPL) project seeks to develop country specific guidelines for responsible large scale land acquisitions and investments. Nana Ama...

Turks fight for their livelihood with growing terrorism

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Amid uneasiness and wariness among Turks and foreigners alike, a bustling street in Istanbul came under a suicide bombing attack on Saturday in the...

Farmers must not be denied their livelihood over GMO

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INTRODUCTION The introduction to test, propagate, cultivate and grow genetically modified seed (GM) into the natural organic food system can be likened to a situation...
Dignitaries and participants

Government to enhance the resource base of MASLOC

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He said government recognizes the importance of financial access, inclusion and literacy as the cornerstones for economic growth and development. President Mahama said this on...
SOFI-Award-Winner-Ann Miles,Director of Programs,Financial Inclusion & Youth Livelihoods at The MasterCard Foundation and Mathilda Strom, Deputy CEO, Head of Business of BIMA

MasterCard Foundation awards BIMA

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The MasterCard Foundation has awarded its first "Clients at the Centre" Prize to BIMA. The US$150,000 Prize recognizes the company's innovative work in providing...

ST. Augustine’s Students assist orphans

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Students of the Children’s Rights Club at the St. Augustine’s College in Cape Coast have donated assorted items worth about GH S 1,300 to...

Child and Family Welfare Policy to be presented to cabnet

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As part of measures to implement the policy the Ministry has conducted national, regional and community consultations including a high level meeting with stakeholders...

Players in cocoa growing industry to be monitored

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The Team would also strategise on ways to keep a close eye on players in the cocoa growing industry to prevent the perpetuation of...
Professor Stephen Younger

Studies has shown that subsidy cancellation will ensure redistribution of income

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The study was conducted by the University of Ghana, CEQ Institute of Tulane University, and the World Bank with funding from the Bill and...