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Convergences World Forum 2015

ACTED is co-organising the 8th edition of Convergences World Forum which will take place from 7 to 9 September 2015 in Paris.Convergences Forum will g...

Raymah governorate in Yemen remains in the shadows

ACTED teams set off to two districts of the governorate of Raymah, Yemen, at the end of March 2015 to deliver trainings to Coffee Producer Associati...

Closing the gap: Sustainability and agro-pastoralism in Kenya

Pamela is a woman in her late forties, living with her family in Luai village, in Samburu County. We meet her on her way from the market where she had...

Reviving agriculture in rural areas of earthquake-hit Nepal

In response to the devastating earthquakes that hit Nepal in April and May 2015, ACTED has distributed vegetable seeds and agricultural tool kits in r...

Towards a cost-efficient household water distribution network in Za’atari camp

Every day ACTED delivers water to tens of thousands of refugees living in the extremely water scarce Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan. To make sure eve...

2015/07/29
Yemen | Emergency

Raymah governorate in Yemen remains in the shadows

ACTED teams set off to two districts of the governorate of Raymah, Yemen, at the end of March 2015 to deliver trainings to Coffee Producer Associations as part of a long-term [...]

2015/07/22
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Reviving agriculture in rural areas of earthquake-hit Nepal

In response to the devastating earthquakes that hit Nepal in April and May 2015, ACTED has distributed vegetable seeds and agricultural tool kits in rural areas of Dhading [...]

2015/07/16
Kenya | Development

Closing the gap: Sustainability and agro-pastoralism in Kenya

Pamela is a woman in her late forties, living with her family in Luai village, in Samburu County. We meet her on her way from the market where she had gone to buy charcoal for [...]

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2015/07/28 - Yemen

In Yemen, some 12.9 million people are now food insecure. In conflict-affected governorates such as Al-Hudaydah, this insecurity is at “emergency level”. Families live in fear of ongoing airstrikes, and struggle to obtain enough food due to greatly increased [...]

2015/07/24 - Mali

Aïchatou’s family left Timbuktu, Mali, in early 2012, around the time the city was captured and the region was in the throes of political instability. Aïchatou’s large household (4 adults and 7 children) fled to Bamako, where they rented a house and have been [...]

2015/07/24 - Mali

Niamoye is head of her household, and has eight people under her responsibility. She left her hometown Timbuktu, in Mali, in 2013 in fear of the ever advancing dangerous security climate. She tells us that her family ‘lost everything’ they had in Timbuktu, [...]

2015/07/24 - CAR

Ngossio is 28 years old. 6 months ago he still lived on a site for displaced people in Bimbo, a town in Bangui suburb. The crisis as well as the terrible events that have been taking place in Central Africa and particularly in Bangui since December 2013, have [...]

2015/07/24 - South Sudan

Sabrine was born in Blue Nile State, South Sudan. She remembers going to school every day, in a beautiful, green village. But then the fighting came, and Sabrine, her mother and her brothers fled to Maban. Luckily, Sabrine was able to start school again [...]

2015/07/08 - Afghanistan

Kunduz province, in the North of Afghanistan, is the theatre of an unusual escalation of conflicts since the beginning of spring. According to OCHA, more than 5,000 households have fled from their villages for the relative security of the cities and to [...]

2015/07/06 - Myanmar

The Kayah region, in Myanmar, produces more than 15%* of the country’s electricity, thanks to its rivers which enable effective hydro-power systems. Yet, 57% of villages from this region do not have access to electricity, because those villages are too remote [...]

2015/06/30 - Yemen

ACTED is deeply concerned by the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Raymah governorate, where 85% of the population requires assistance.Food insecurity has remained at Phase 3 “crisis” level since July 2012 and has risen by 25% since the start of the [...]

2015/06/30 - Tajikistan

Since 2014, ACTED teams have been working on building the disaster resilience of communities within the Ferghana Valley. This cross-border effort, spanning Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, aims at reducing community vulnerability to natural hazards by investing in [...]

2015/06/30 - Cambodia

ACTED in Cambodia is implementing community learning centers with the aim of providing young Cambodians with the necessary practical skills to secure employment thereby avoiding the need to migrate in order to find work. Indeed, community learning centers aim [...]