Farmers Feeling the Cost of Rice Pests
[SciDev.Net]Cotonou -Insect pests that attack stored rice are causing financial losses to farmers in Benin, researchers report in the first such study of the crop in the country. But they also found significant regional differences in damage.
Conservation Efforts Help Lift People Out of Poverty
[World Bank]Bamezoun -In Bamezoun, a sacred forest located in the commune of AguĂ©guĂ©s, a region irrigated by the OuĂ©mĂ© river in the south-east of the country, the villagers did not realize that wood cutting, poaching, and overfishing, activities they had hitherto depended on to meet their needs, had been exerting considerable pressure on natural resources.
Constitutional Court Chief At 2nd African Congress in Benin
[ANGOP]Luanda -A delegation of the Constitutional Court (TC) of Angola, led by its chief, Rui Ferreira, left on Monday the country for Benim, to attend the 2nd Congress of Conference of Constitutional Jurisdictions of African countries, taking place on 7-9 May in the city of Cotonou.
Clean-Up Campaign At CEG Dantokpa
[U.S. Embassy Cotonou]The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy collaborated with People To People International for a clean-up campaign at CEG Dantokpa on April 25, as part of Global Youth Service Day (GYSD).
Human Rights Reports: Benin
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Nigeria, Ghana to Have Common Customs Procedure
[Daily Trust]The border post along Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana and Cote d'ivoire highway will soon have a common custom procedure in order to stop the constant harassment of ECOWAS citizens travelling within the sub region.
ACC Sponsors Best English Students Awards
[U.S. Embassy Cotonou]On Wednesday April 17, Public Affairs Officer Douglas Johnston attended the 12th annual "Best English Students Awards (BESA)" competition in Lokossa. The American Cultural Center was the official sponsor for the event, and contributed financially. The best students were awarded DVD players, bicycles, and many books.
The Skeletal Essences of Afro Funk
[ThinkAfricaPress]This latest Analog Africa compilation features more vintage tracks from Benin's Orchestre Poly-Rythmo De Cotonou.
Invitation to Participate in an Outward Selling and Investment Mission to Ghana and Benin
[SA Govt]The Department of Trade and Industry invites you to apply to participate in an Outward Selling and Investment Mission to Ghana and Benin from 25 June - 5 July 2013. The objective of this mission is to increase trade and investment between South Africa, Ghana and Benin.
National Library Week At Zogbo High School
[U.S. Embassy Cotonou]On Monday April 15, Sara Devlin, Deputy Director of Africa Regional Services in Paris, visited Zogbo High School to conduct a book discussion about the Nouveaux Horizions title "Element of Learning."