Germany funds agricultural, vocational projects in Benin and Togo

The agriculture sectors in the West African nations of Benin and Togo will receive a financial boost in 2016 from the European nation of Germany. Benin will receive more than $22 million to fund projects at the Green Innovation Center in Cotonou, which is part of Germany's and the International Food Policy Research Institutes' "A World Without Hunger" initiative. Read More »

Microsoft partners with Udemy to promote youth employability in MENA

Microsoft is teaming up with online education marketplace Udemy to increase youth employment in MENA. Under the agreement, young individuals in the MENA region will have access to Udemy's skills-based courses offered through a network of youth employability portals known as YouthWorks (or Ta3mal in the Arab world) led by Microsoft and regional social initiative Silatech. Read More »