Central African Republic

UN agency wraps up seed distribution scheme in Central African Republic

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has just completed one of its largest-ever seed distribution operations in the Central African Republic (CAR), handing out supplies to more than 12,500 farmers in one of the impoverished country’s most critical regions.

UN Peacebuilding Commission adds Central African Republic to its agenda

The Central African Republic (CAR) today became the fourth country to be placed on the agenda of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission, which was set up to help countries emerging from conflict avoid the slide back into war or chaos.

Armed bandits force tens of thousands of Central Africans to flee homes – UN

A surge since the start of the year in the number of attacks by armed bandits across the north of the Central African Republic (CAR) is forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes and has brought economic activity to a standstill in large parts of the already impoverished and strife-torn country, the United Nations relief wing reports today.

International Criminal Court Prosecutor set to visit Central African Republic

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) heads to the Central African Republic (CAR) – where he is investigating allegations of massive war crimes – later this week to meet with victims of violence, representatives of civil society and senior Government officials.