YAOUNDE, CAMEROON. The rising cost of basic foodstuffs is leading to political and civil unrest as well as threatening millions with hunger. At least 47 people were killed in food prices related violence.
Oudalan ,Burkina Faso. 62,000 people hit by recurrent food crises in Burkina Faso. There are 210 isolated villages in nine provinces most affected by malnutrition.
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
A new report by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) highlight how people in Africa could react against large scale land deals.
A new publication by the All Africa assesses improvements, that African Countries reached, after the 2009 international conference on “Forest Tenure, Governance, and Enterprise”.
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.
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.
According to a report by The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), EU imports 40% of Sub-Saharan Africa’s agricultural exports.
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 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.