IFOAM highlights the plight of smallholder farmers on earth day

Smallholder farmers grow over 70% of all our food. Reports predict climatic extremes that will imperil their production and livelihoods. Unless small-scale farmers are given the agro-ecological technologies they need to meet these challenges, impacts on food production will be devastating, pushing millions into poverty. . . . → Read More:  IFOAM Highlights the Plight of . . . → Read More: IFOAM highlights the plight of smallholder farmers on earth day

Agricultural Value Chains in SSA

Agriculture holds the key to broad-based economic growth, poverty reduction and food security in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This is due to the importance of the sector for SSA economies, the extent of rural poverty and the dependence of 50 million small farms on agricultural incomes. It is well documented that growth generated by agriculture . . . → Read More: Agricultural Value Chains in SSA

Investing in Africa: The imperative to invest sustainably

There is no one way to do business in Africa. But through exploring both the opportunities and the challenges experienced by companies operating successfully in Africa, a number of key lessons can be unearthed.  . . . → Read More:  Investing Successfully in Africa (PDF – 37Kb)

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Africa – EU summit declaration

We, the Heads of State and Government of the European Union  (EU) and Africa , the President of the European Council, the President of the European Commission, the President of the African Union (AU) and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), met in Brussels on 2 – 3 April 2014. We took . . . → Read More: Africa – EU summit declaration

Africa-EU strategy implementation

The implementation of the JAES through the African-Europe Partnership shows that initial ambitious vision that drove it is still very much needed: a continent to continent political relation and joint action in all sectors beyond aid, as the main engine of and reference for any type of Africa-Europe dialogue.  The JAES as a political . . . → Read More: Africa-EU strategy implementation