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  • Tag: Africa

    (Italiano) Africa: green (Dis)Economy

    (Italiano) Africa: green (Dis)Economy

    (Italiano) Imprese dei paesi occidentali coltivano al momento più di tre milioni di ettari per produrre biocarburanti. Un business dove l’Italia è al secondo posto dopo la Gran Bretagna.

    EU development funders support land grab in Africa

    EU development funders support land grab in Africa

    A new research by the Association of World Council of Churches (APRODEV) reveals the of involvement of European development finance institutions in land grab in Africa

    How Africa could react against land grabbing

    How Africa could react against land grabbing

    A new report by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) highlight how people in Africa could react against large scale land deals.

    Rules against land grabbing move slowly

    Rules against land grabbing move slowly

    A new publication by the All Africa assesses improvements, that African Countries reached, after the 2009 international conference on “Forest Tenure, Governance, and Enterprise”.

    Saving water from climate change in Africa

    Saving water from climate change in Africa

    A new African Development Bank (AfDB) article reports some solutions to cope with complex problems that climate change is creating on water and consequently on food and energy.

    GMOs help agricolture to face climate change?

    GMOs help agricolture to face climate change?

    Seeds for Needs, a project by Bioversity International helps Ethiopian farming communities to use valuable plant genetic resources to reduce the vulnerability of crops to climate change.

    EU market affects african agriculture

    EU market affects african agriculture

    According to a report by The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), EU imports 40% of Sub-Saharan Africa’s agricultural exports.

    UN:new approaches against African hunger

    UN:new approaches against African hunger

    According to the newly released Africa Human Development Report 2012, sub-Saharan Africa cannot sustain its present economic resurgence unless it eliminates the hunger that affects nearly a quarter of its people.

    A new strategy for global food security

    A new strategy for global food security

    A new initiative that will enhance global food security and improve the livelihoods of developing country farmers , was announced during the last G20 Leaders Summit in Mexico.

    UN:climate change boosts migrations

    UN:climate change boosts migrations

    The UNHCR and the UN University (UNU) released a report on the sidelines of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20).

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