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December 12th, 2013

IPS Africa attended the 17th ICASA Conference on AIDS and STIs held in Cape Town, South Africa, from the 7th to the 11th December.  ICASA is the biggest conference of its kind on the continent, with over 10,000 delegates attending.

As part of the coverage, we produced a daily TerraViva Conference Newsletter which is being emailed to delegates, and is also available on the IPS Africa Web Page www.ipsnews.net/Africa

The Conference was active on Twitter @NoNewHIV using hashtag #ICASA2013 with @ipsafrica contributing to the conversation.

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August 12th, 2013

africaIPS Africa has been invited as media partner to the annual conference of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit of Heads of State and Government, to be held on August, 17 – 18, in Lilongwe, Malawi.

IPS Africa will be present with a team of journalists to the number of side events to be held during the conference starting August 14th, leading up to the Summit of Heads of State and Governments, to produce 3 printed multi-lingual TerraViva’s. Read more »

More about: Africa, Capacity building, Providing news and content
June 13th, 2013

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An international team of IPS reporters and editors will be in Rome June 15-22 to cover the 38th Biennial Conference of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO).

In addition to online coverage in print and video, IPS will produce a printed daily multi-lingual conference newspaper, “TerraViva FAO38.” Read more »

More about: Africa, Agriculture, Globalization and the South, Providing news and content, Sustainable development, United Nations
June 13th, 2013

gif_unfao38_animation2 June 15-22 marks the 38th Biennial Conference of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). In addition to daily written TerraViva FAO38 coverage of the conference, the newly born IPSTV, is organising five televised Media Talks on issues related to media and food security.

The “Food and Media Talks” mark the beginning of IPSTV pilot phase that will lead to daily programs starting September 2013. Read more »

More about: Africa, Agriculture, climate change, Sustainable development, United Nations
November 16th, 2012

As part of an ongoing partnership with IFAD to raise the voices and concerns of smallholder farmers in West and Central Africa, IPS Africa is reporting this week from the IFAD regional forum in Banjul. A bi-lingual English / French TerraViva publication will be shared with all the delegates, telling the stories of young farmers from across the region. Features on new cassava varieties, continuing food security concerns, coffee production, solar power and irrigation schemes, and urban farming are contributed from Yaounde, Dakar, Kampala, Ouagadougou and Abidjan.

Read more features and listen to podcasts at our sites Africa’s Young Farmers Seeding the Future and Jeunes Agriculteurs d’Afrique Ensemencer l’Avenir

The latest stories are also available to read on your mobile phone using the www.ipsnews.net address.

 

More about: Africa, Agriculture, aid effectiveness, climate change, Globalization and the South, Poverty & MDGs, Providing news and content, Sustainable development

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