UN Agencies Press Donors to Continue Vital Support for Malian Refugees in Mauritania
[UN News] Three United Nations humanitarian agencies today urged donors to mobilize the necessary resources to maintain the vital assistance to 50,000 Malian refugees in Mberra camp in south-eastern Mauritania.
UN Agencies Press Donors to Keep Up Vital Support for Malian Refugees in Mauritania
[WFP] Since 2012, the three agencies have been working closely with the Government of Mauritania and non-governmental organizations to assist Malian refugees who fled the conflict in northern Mali and continue to rely on external support.
Depleted Seas Highlight Need for Fishing Transparency
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Mauritania has some of West Africa's richest fishing waters yet overfishing by foreign trawlers means that hundreds of pirogues, or wooden canoes used by small-scale fishermen, must go further out to sea to net ever smaller catches.
Treasury Defends Controversial Mauritius Tax Agreement
[Nation] Treasury is still fighting to keep a tax agreement out of parliament after a lobby group sued them over a pact it signed with Mauritius back in 2012.