Japan announces ¥200 million WFP grant to Democratic Republic of Congo as part of TICAD VI
The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has announced that it will provide a ¥200 million grant (US$1.7 million) to the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo through the World Food Program (WFP) as part of its commitment made at the 2016 Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI). The grant will be used to improve food security and reduce malnutrition in the country.
Japan announces ¥480 million grant to Mauritania as part of TICAD VI
The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has announced that it will provide a ¥480 million grant (US$4 million) to the government of Mauritania as part of its commitment made at the 2016 Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI). The purpose of the grant is to support improved food security and reduced malnutrition.
April 14-15, 2018: Annual conference on global health and innovation Conference takes place at Yale University
Unite for Site, a global health nonprofit, hosts its 15th Global Health & Innovation Conference (GHIC). This conference takes place annually at Yale University, in New Haven, CT. GHIC is the largest global health and social entrepreneurship conference in the world. It welcomes over 2,000 participants, including professionals and students, from all US states and 55 countries around the world. Participants represent all sectors of international development, global health, and social entrepreneurship.
November 2018: Spain to hold First Global Parliamentary Summit against Malnutrition
The Spanish Senate’s Development Committee announced in June 2017 that Spain would hold the first Global Parliamentary Summit against Malnutrition by November 2018; this has been confirmed by Spanish development agency AECID and the FAO. According to AECID, the summit will gather MPs and development officials from around the world, and aims to share experiences and innovative solutions to end hunger.
Further details on the summit will be released closer to the date.