TANZANIA EXPECTS BIGGER COTTON CROP THIS SEASON

IGUNGA, TANZANIA, The Tanzania Cotton Board (TCB) expects the 2018/19 cotton crop to yield an increased harvest compared with the previous season, says the Cotton Development and Promotion Officer with the board, Edward Nyawileat.

Speaking during visits to cotton farmers in Meatu, Maswa and Igunga …

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Commencing 2018 Regular Session, Non-Governmental Organization Committee Recommends Status for 95 Groups, Defers Action on 37 Others

Opening its regular session for 2018, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 95 organizations for special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and deferred action on the status of 37 others.

The 19-member Committee vets applications submitted by non-governmental organizations …

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News in Brief 30 January 2018 – Geneva

UNICEF seeks emergency assistance for 48 million children

Enduring conflict continues to deepen in complexity in countries such as the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Nigeria, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen, bringing new waves of violence and disruption for children and their families.

On Tuesday, …

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