In July 2011, Togo had received more than 4,000 refugees, most of whom are women and children. The majority of asylum seekers and refugees live in host communities and in urban settings, often in difficult conditions, without access to food and with irregular access to health services. Host communities are also experiencing “host fatigue” due to lack of resources. The Central
The United Nations have accompanied Togo since 1961 in training of human resources, institutional capacity building, technology transfer, etc. UNDP supports Togo to achieve national development objectives oriented towards the fight against poverty and to achieve the Millennium Development. In this context, UNDP support is focused on strengthening national capacities for the formulation, implementation and monitoring of economic and sectoral policies.
Agriculture is one of the main drivers of Togo’s economy, but the steep drop in global cotton prices in recent years dealt a blow to many farmers. The rates of food insecurity and vulnerability are really high, as well as the country’s risk to natural disasters and the lack of income diversification.
The mission of the WHO Togo Country Office is to promote the attainment of the highest sustainable level of health by all people living in Togo through collaboration with the government and other partners in health development and the provision of technical and logistic support to country programmes.
MERF is responsible for coordinating the development and implementing policies about all that concerns environmental issues, forest resources and wildlife. It also aims to develop the legislation for environmental protection,