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Ambassador Simon Henshaw Visits Central Police Station and Labe House of Justice

During his trip to Labé in March, Ambassador Simon Henshaw paid a visit to the Central Police Station and the local “House of Justice.”  The Labé Police Station has benefited from a training program for community policing led by the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, which builds trust between residents and the ...
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Ambassador Simon Henshaw Visits the Futa-Jallon Region

Ambassador Simon Henshaw visited the University of Labe, where Rector Mamadou Dian Gongore Diallo and other university leaders received him. Ambassador Henshaw visited the university and donated books on behalf of the United States Embassy in Conakry.  During his stay in Labé, Ambassador Simon Henshaw visited the Shoemakers’ Center of Dalaba, an association of shoemakers ...
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Restoring forests to save the Bossou Chimpanzees

Tackling a major threat to this unique population of great apes Situated in the Lola Prefecture, the Bossou Forest Reserve forms part of the Nimba Mountain World Heritage site. It is surrounded by small hills (70-150 m high) that are covered in primary and secondary forests. Bossou and the surrounding communities provide a rare example ...
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State Department Sponsors Workshop to Train Guinean Scientists on Safe and Secure Laboratory Practices

From March 5-9, 2019, trainers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Sandia National Laboratories (DOE/SNL) provided classroom and hands-on instruction on biorisk management fundamentals to 30 Guinean laboratory and biological science professionals from the Guinean public health, academic, and law enforcement sectors.  The training was held in Kindia, Guinea at the Ecole National de Santé ...
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