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  1. Côte d’Ivoire's cotton sector on the up
  2. SENEGAL: Casamance recovers more land lost to landmines


Côte d’Ivoire's cotton sector on the up
ABIDJAN، 24/12/2012 (IRIN) - Côte d’Ivoire's cotton industry is regaining momentum after being nearly decimated by a decade of political chaos and conflict. Farmers in the cotton-growing northern regions, which came under insurgent rule, are hopeful of returning to economic stability. full report
SENEGAL: Casamance recovers more land lost to landmines
ZIGUINCHOR، 27/12/2012 (IRIN) - People in at least 44 villages in Casamance, southern Senegal, can once again cultivate their fields and rice paddies thanks to Italian government-funded demining efforts, though over 100 other villages - abandoned more than 10 years ago - remain no-go areas. full report