and conservation biologists are pursuing ecosystem valuation. Biodiversity measures in particular appear to be the most promising way to reconcile financial and ecological values, and there are many active efforts in this regard. The growing field of biodiversity finance http: www.socialedge.org features opportunities archive 2008 02 23 weblogentry.2008-02-20.6191038944 began to emerge in 2008 in response to many specific proposals such as the Ecuadoran Yasuni proposal http: www.sosyasuni.org en News Ecuadors-Oil-Change-An-Exporters-Historic-Proposal.html http: www.multinationalmonitor.org mm2007 092007 koenig.html or similar ones in the Congo (Republic of the Congo). US news outlets treated the stories as a "threat"
with the Asian Games and Pan American Games. In July 1965, the first games (1965 All-Africa Games) were held in Brazzaville, Congo (Republic of the Congo), now called the All-Africa Games. From 30 countries, around 2,500 athletes competed. Egypt topped the medal count for the first Games. Influence After hearing about the Pan-African Games whilst on a business trip to Congo (Republic of the Congo), Soviet Union (Soviet)-Armenian (Armenia) diplomat Ashot Melik-Shahnazaryan
palmoil.htm In the Republic of the Congo, or Congo Brazzaville, precisely in the Northern part, not far from Ouesso, local people produce this oil by hand. They harvest the fruit, boil it to let the water part evaporate, then they press what is left in order to collect the reddish, orange colored oil. Foreign support During both the Portuguese Colonial War and the Angolan Civil War, the MPLA received military and humanitarian support primarily from the governments of Algeria, Bulgaria, East Germany,
;As late as April 1958, with the French Fourth Republic in its death throes, he formed part of a majority of African francophone leaders who still sought associational formulae that would somehow preserve viable links between France and its African empire. For them, "independence" meant autonomy within some form of French political community, not complete rejection of France and all it had meant for them. This is not entirely surprising, as these leaders had participated
. An 11-member Military Committee of the Party (CMP) was named to head an interim government with Joachim Yhombi-Opango to serve as President of the Republic. Two years later, Yhombi-Opango was forced from power and Denis Sassou Nguesso become the new president. Sassou Nguesso aligned the country with the Eastern Bloc and signed a twenty-year friendship pact with the Soviet Union. Over the years, Sassou had to rely more on political repression and less on patronage to maintain his dictatorship.
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Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor publisher U.S. State Department accessdate 2007-03-03 date 2001-10-26 ). During the late 1970s, the Bahá'í Faith was also
, 2011 align "center" The '''Republic of the Congo''' competed at the '''2000 Summer Olympics''' in Sydney, Australia. * Reports say that five corpses are found and 200 men are safe in a high mountain encampment in the Andes after
Kenya Kyrgyz Republic Latvia There is usually one supporter on each side of the shield, though there are some examples of single supporters placed behind the shield, and the arms of the Congo (Republic of the Congo) provide an extremely unusual example of supporters issuing from behind the shield. CONGO While such single supporters are generally eagles (City of Perth, Scotland) Arms of PERTH AND KINROSS DC - (Scotland) with one or two heads, there are other examples, including the cathedra in the case of some Canadian cathedrals. The Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges of Canada - Heraldry At the other extreme and even rarer the Scottish family Dundas of that Ilk, had three supporters; two conventional red lions and the whole supported by a salamander. The coat of arms of Iceland even has four supporters. International Civic Heraldry-THE NATIONAL ARMS OF ICELAND - Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo The Communaute Financiere Africaine franc is pegged to the euro. Before 1999, it was pegged to the French Franc. CFA franc - CG (ISO 3166-2:CG) Congo (Republic of the Congo) 1 capital 10 regions (departments of the Republic of the Congo) - - id "CG" CG Congo (Republic of the Congo) 1974 .cg
in Foreign Aid and Trade Policy work The Washington Post author Colum Lynch date 2006-09-29 In March 1984, Haidallah took the office of Prime Minister again, replacing Taya, in a move to strengthen his personal power. "Mauritania: Political Disintegration", ''Library of Congress Country Studies'' ref>
The '''Republic of the Congo''' ( ), also known as '''Congo Republic''' http: topics.nytimes.com top news international countriesandterritories congo New York Times or '''Congo-Brazzaville''', is a country (Sovereign state) located in Central Africa. It is bordered by Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Angolan exclave of Cabinda (Cabinda Province).
The region was dominated by Bantu (Bantu peoples)-speaking tribes, who built trade links leading into the Congo River basin. Congo-Brazzaville was formerly part of the French (France) colony of Equatorial Africa (French Equatorial Africa). Upon independence in 1960, the former colony of French Congo became the Republic of the Congo. The People's Republic of the Congo was a Marxist–Leninist single-party state from 1970 to 1991. Multi-party elections have been held since 1992, although a democratically elected government was ousted in the 1997 Republic of the Congo Civil War.