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French Polynesia/Associative Life: call for projects launched

The State supports associations in Polynesia and announces in a press release the launch of the 2021 call for projects of the Fund for the Development of Associative Life (FDVA) until 15 March 2021.

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SENEGAL-MALI/Malians and Senegalese inaugurate Sandiara's parking lot for large vehicles

The car park reserved for large vehicles in Sandiara (west) was inaugurated Saturday in the presence of the mayor of this Senegalese commune, Serigne Diop Guèye, and the Malian Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Makan Fily Dabo.

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Cameroon/Cacao-Café: a new subsidy window for Cameroonian producers

In an interview published this month in the news magazine of the Ministry of Agriculture, Samuel Donatien Nengue, the administrator of the Fund for the Development of the Cocoa and Coffee Sectors (Fodecc) announces the creation of a new subsidy tool called " Guichet producteurs ".

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France/Ski and Covid-19: Savoie and Haute-Savoie launch the Tourism Forum to boost the mountain economy

Faced with a probable white season due to the closure of ski lifts, the departments of Savoie and Haute-Savoie estimate their losses at 6 billion euros. With Savoie Mont Blanc Tourisme, they are launching the Tourism Forum to boost the region's economy.

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Belgium/Schaerbeek: parking tickets offered by the municipality

For a year now, you've had to reach into your pocket to park in Schaerbeek. A decision that has caused an outcry among the local residents. Two euros per hour are needed to park your car, even on Saturdays.

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Burkina Faso/Boussoukoula: the mayor's office, champion of good local governance for the 2nd time

Boussoukoula town hall, once again champion of good local governance among the 28 communes of the south-west region.

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Morocco/Tiznit: Promotion of solidarity economy

The Provincial Council of Tiznit has just approved a series of recommendations on the strengthening and promotion of the social and solidarity economy, through the implementation of several programs to fight poverty and precariousness.

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Benin/More than 5,000 mudflaps to private colleges to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Kandi

In order to lead an "effective" response against the spread of the coronavirus, the Kandi town hall, through the focal point of health, distributed Friday more than 5,000 bibs in a dozen private colleges in the municipality.

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France/Bizanet: Installation of a 2nd defibrillator at Bizanet

In addition to the defibrillator already in place in front of the town hall square, a new one has just been installed in the media library.

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Algeria/Illizi: more than 850 medical consultations for the benefit of people living in the shadowy areas

No less than 858 medical consultations were carried out during the month of January for the benefit of the populations of the shadowy areas of the wilaya of Illizi, within the framework of a medical solidarity caravan of the Algerian Red Crescent (ARC), the organizers said Sunday.

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Niger: UN system has a new coordinator

Louis Aubin has just replaced Khardiata Lo Ndiaye as head of the United Nations system in Niger. The diplomat presented the figurative copy of her letter of credence to the Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, this Thursday, January 21, 2021.

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Chad/Environment: Club of Small Environmentalists in Action sweeps double-lane bridge in N'Djamena

The students who are members of the Little Environmentalists in Action Club swept the twin-lane bridge and its surroundings on Saturday to preserve the environment and fight climate change.

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French Polynesia/20 million Fcfp for the development of community life

The High Commissioner's Office issued a press release on Friday announcing the launch of the call for projects of the Fund for the Development of Voluntary Associations (FDVA). An endowment of 20 million Fcfp is planned this year. Associations are invited to submit their applications before March 15 to the Mission of Technical Support for Youth and Sport.

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In Palau, Taiwan in support of Sustainable Development Goals

Taiwan and Palau believe in the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, the foreign ministry said in Taipei.

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France/Country of Châteaulin. They give a second chance to our old objects

A partnership between the association Ty Lien and the community of communes Pleyben - Châteaulin - Porzay (Finistère) is going to make it possible to deposit small pieces of furniture and objects in rubbish bins one Saturday per month, to give them a second chance. Once rebuilt, they will be sold at very low prices in Châteaulin.

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LET'S BRING DOWN THE WALLS

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Benin/Construction of the Francophone Tennis Academy in Benin: Daniel CHAUSSE received by President TALON

The project of building a Francophone Tennis Academy in Benin was at the heart of the exchanges between the President of the Republic, Mr Patrice TALON and Daniel CHAUSSE, President of the Association of Francophone Tennis Federations and Vice-President of the French Tennis Federation. It was during a hearing which took place on Thursday 21st January 2021 at the Palais de la Marina.

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France/Colombelles. A donation of 500 bottles of gel to two associations

The Rotary Club, founded in Caen in 1935, chose to donate hydroalcoholic gel to two associations, Revivre and Itinéraires, which help people in great social precariousness.

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Maroc/Vivo Energy Maroc participates in the personal and educational development of students

As part of a new partnership signed with the Kane Ya Makane association, Vivo Energy Maroc will participate in the implementation of an ambitious program aimed at the development, awakening and creativity of children from rural primary schools.

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France/L'Alsace becomes a local authority again

The new European Community of Alsace was officially created on Friday 1 January 2021, marking the institutional return of Alsace. On Saturday 2 January, the first president of this Community was elected. He is LR Frédéric Bierry.

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Belgium/Solutions for cities and towns that promote the local economy

Cities and towns across the country can now use digital solutions focused on the local economy, sustainability and mobility, which are brought together on an online urban platform called Fairville. The platform is a joint venture between Bank Belfius and the Flemish companies Cipal Schaubroeck and Nuhma, all three equally owned.

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Benin/Mono agricultural producers and promoters informed about the specific measures of the FNDA

The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Gaston Dossouhoui, heading a delegation from his ministerial department, on Thursday explained to Mono farmers the specific measures taken by the government to facilitate their access to financial services to help them implement their projects through the National Agricultural Development Fund (FNDA).

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Haiti - Heritage : The technique of production and consumption of the Cassave protected by law

Pradel Henriquez, the Minister of Culture, informs the Haitian population as a whole and the international community that the "Technique of traditional production and consumption of the Haitian cassava" is officially registered, on January 18, 2021, in the national register of the Haitian national cultural heritage.

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United Kingdom/The 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) will be held in Glasgow.

In partnership with Italy, the United Kingdom will host the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) in Glasgow from 1-12 November 2021.

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Burkina Faso/Children's rights in emergency situations in Burkina Faso: Journalists equipped with tools

On the sidelines of the commemoration of the International Day of Education, the NGO Children Believe and its partners organized on Thursday, 21 January 2021, a workshop to sensitize journalists on the promotion and protection of children's rights in emergency contexts. The objective was to strengthen their capacities and make them committed partners and allies.

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Guadeloupe/First plenary session focused on the economy for the regional authority

The Regional Councillors were in plenary session this morning for the first time this year. On the agenda were three major economic issues: the development of fishing ports via European funds, the Region's participation in Corsair's capital and reports on the dock dues.

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Togo/ Civism: The training manual explained to the populations

The first consequence of the misinterpretation of democracy by some citizens in the 1990s is the loss of civic values of the Togolese people. What can be done to restore civic values among all Togolese? To this question, which is more than 30 years old, the ministry dedicated to citizenship training has an answer.

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Taiwan/Covid-19: Significant resources deployed to contain the outbreak in Taoyuan

A total of 12 people have tested positive for Covid-19 since an outbreak was detected last week at the Taoyuan General Hospital in northern Taiwan, according to the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) Epidemic Control Headquarters in Taipei, January 22. Significant resources are being deployed to avoid any risk of communal spread of the coronavirus.

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France/A Fougères, the pro Guéhenno high school helps the Restos du cœur (French food service)

Pupils from the Lycée Guéhenno in Fougères organised collections for the Restos. They are also preparing a charity meal for the beneficiaries.

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Niger/Livestock: Loan of 8 million head of cattle for vaccination in Tahoua region

The Tahoua Regional Directorate of Livestock of Tahoua launched on Thursday, a vaccination campaign for livestock against diseases such as bovine pleuropneumonia (BPP), peste des petits ruminants (PPR) and camel pasteurellosis. Some 100 teams of vaccinators were deployed throughout the region to immunize a total of 2.7 million head of cattle, 4.9 million small ruminants and 241,218 camels against the above-mentioned epizootics.

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Benin / ACMA 2: Review Workshop on Special Support for Agricultural Intensification in Bohicon

Actors of the Communal Approach to Agricultural Market Management (ACMA) phase 2 program, closed Thursday in Bohicon, the stocktaking workshop on the implementation of the Demonstration Learning Fields (DF), the Special Support for Agricultural Intensification (ASIA) and the input access mechanism of the ACMA 2 program.

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France-Germany/Trélazé reaffirms Franco-German friendship with the city of Ketsch

The city of Trélazé reaffirms the Franco-German friendship with the city of Ketsch on the occasion of the "Franco-German" day.

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LET'S BRING DOWN THE WALLS

They are famous or anonymous but have, in common, by their stance to move the lines by announcing the color:

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Benin: Colas Africa - EPAC alliance to benefit civil, mechanical and environmental engineering students

As a leader in major projects, Colas Afrique has entered into a win-win partnership with the Ecole Polytechnique d'Abomey-Calavi (EPAC) in Benin that will primarily benefit the students of this leading training center for engineers and technicians in the country.

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