Nealon DeVore

Nealon DeVore is the senior program manager at ONE's Johannesburg office, where he's responsible for assisting the Africa director in setting up the office's operations and providing project support to Team Africa.

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Behind the scenes with Positive Generation

Behind the scenes with Positive Generation

As many of you know, we recenlty announced the winner of the 2012 ONE Africa Award in Dar es Salaam. While that was an incredible high—to acknowledge the amazing work of not only the winner but out other four finalists—what’s been more gratifying is the work behind the scenes to tell these organizations’ stories in&he......
On the ground in Liberia

On the ground in Liberia

This was originally posted on ONE’s Africa blog. ONE has a team in Monrovia, Liberia’s capital city, where the UN’s High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is meeting this week. Building where the High Level Panel is taking place in Monrovia. This Panel, co-chaired by Indonesian Preside......
2012 ONE Africa Award: Saving a forest while developing a community

2012 ONE Africa Award: Saving a forest while developing a community

The first 2012 ONE Africa Award finalist we’re proud to profile on the blog is Muliru Farmers Conservation Group (MFCG), based in western Kenya. Founded in 1997 and formally registered as a community-based organization in 1999, a group of small-scale farmers in rural Western Kenya established MFCG with the mission to pr......
Announcing the 2012 ONE Africa Award finalists

Announcing the 2012 ONE Africa Award finalists

After reviewing over 250 applications , visiting 5 countries in 12 days, and drinking more African coffee than any doctor would recommend as healthy, we’re excited to announce the five finalists for the 2012 ONE Africa Award. In its fifth year, the ONE Africa Award aims to reward those African organizations, groups and ind......
VIDEO: ONE Africa keeps the drumbeat going on hunger

VIDEO: ONE Africa keeps the drumbeat going on hunger

This blog post was originally published on ONE’s Africa Blog. As many of our readers know, last month ONE delivered its Thrive petition signed by almost 35,000 African citizens to the African Union Chair President Yayi Boni of Benin. President Boni and Benin’s Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Nassirou Bako Arifari promise......

Regional integration is key to African trade success

Earlier this week I stopped into the International Trade Exhibition to check in on some of the vendors and exhibitors. I was struck by one in particular — Fallsway Timbers Ltd — because of its beautiful displays of finished hardwood furniture, doors and flooring. I have to admit — I hadn’t thought much about African-m......

The next generation

My boss, Dr. Sipho Moyo, represented ONE earlier today on a panel here at the 2011 AGOA Forum. The panel, titled The Next Generation, looked at ways that young people could be better engaged to participate in and benefit from the opportunities presented by AGOA. The panel was moderated by Lena Zamchiya, a vice-president at&he......

Inside Zambia’s International Trade Fair

Sipho and I attended the opening reception of the 2011 African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum last evening. It coincided with the launch of the International Trade Exhibition, which intends to show off African-made goods and services in order to facilitate business opportunities, both within Africa and between the US. The o......