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by Phyllis Papadavid, ODI Briefing Papers in 2016
At the recent IMF and World Bank annual meetings, among the many statistics quoted, IMF director Christine Lagarde singled out three: 1.4%, 1.6% and 1.8% denoting the IMF’s 2016 projection for sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA) GDP growth, the projection for US GDP growth, and the estimate for export...
by Grace Mwaura, Pambazuka News in 2016
Assume that three in five African youth are meaningfully engaged in agriculture. Assume they are investing across the value chain – in production, processing, manufacturing, distribution and, of course, are also the major consumers. This could not only address the global food demand (which FAO...
by Working Group on Monitoring of the Civil Society Mechanism (CSM) for relations with the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in 2016
This synthesis report summarizes the results of a broad consultation among small-scale food producers and other civil society organizations (CSOs) around the globe on the use and implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (...
by Women to Kilimanjaro in 2016
The rural women of Africa have spoken. They demand an end to the rhetoric and seek secure land rights. Between 10th and 16th October 2016, 29 of them scaled the highest mountain in Africa-Mt Kilimanjaro just to make this statement. Their return on the 15th October 2016 was a moment of jubilation by...
by Women to Kilimanjaro in 2016
Listen here to the song that the Actionaid Sera-leon youth Activista prepared a KILI HIT SONG. This song was used during the mass assembly and after Kili for advocacy related work on women land rights.