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Closing workshop in Kindia for USAID-funded Farmer to Farmer Program

On July 14 in Kindia, the Minister of Technical Education, Vocational Training, Employment and Labor, His Excellency Lansana Komara, chaired the closing workshop ceremony for “Farmer to Farmer,” a USAID-funded technical assistance program comprised of American volunteers that seeks to promote agricultural education and training in Guinea.  USAID Guinea Financial Controller, Andrew Williams, was present, ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea (July 9, 2018)

Location: City of Conakry Event: Demonstrations in Conakry are scheduled to continue through at least Wednesday, July11, 2018, with major activity beginning on Tuesday, July 12.  Traffic patterns have been seriously impacted throughout the city, and incidents of rock throwing and tire burning, as well as scattered gunshots, have been reported.  Many businesses have closed and taxi service ...
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Pre-departure Orientation for the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship

The Public Affairs Section organized a pre-departure orientation for the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders (YALI) cohort to prepare this year’s participants for their program. Guinea’s nine Fellows will join other young leaders from across the continent for six weeks at various institutes in America to build their skills in the areas ...
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Revision of Guinean Pharmaceutical Law

 USAID supported the revision of the Guinean pharmaceutical law that was finally enacted by Parliament on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Since 2015, USAID has been providing technical assistance to the Ministry of Health to revise the law that governs medicine, health products and the pharmaceutical profession. The existing law, that was last revised in April ...
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