IFAD, RBAs, FAO, WFP join forces to revitalize economic activities in the SAHEL region

SAHEL – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is joining with the other Rome-based UN agencies (RBAs), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP), as well as the G5 Sahel and the Green Climate Fund to revitalize economic activities and food systems in the group of Five Sahel countries (Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger) and in the Republic of Senegal. These efforts will strengthen the resilience of rural communities impacted by conflict, climate change and the current Covid-19…

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Recyclable waste collector WeCycle secures US$3m investment from Inside Capital

MAURITANIA – Inside Capital, an independent private equity manager, has invested US$3.1 million in the Mauritian recyclable waste collector company WeCycle, to drive its local and regional expansion. WeCyle’s core business consists of collecting paper and cardboard for export to recycling companies in India, Indonesia, South Korea and Madagascar. Inside Capital’s investment will support WeCycle to substantially expand its waste collection capabilites over the next three years. Furthermore, this investment will provide the company with the means to install paper and carton waste recycling facilities in Mauritius, transforming paper waste…

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