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The growing role of the private sector in agricultural and food policies in Africa

We reproduce below the last two parts of the report “the growing role of the private sector in agricultural and…

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Africa: the conditions for success of the free trade zone

Télécharger le PDF […] Prendre soin de ses terres L’Afrique peut s’inspirer de l’Asie. Par exemple, en quarante ans seulement…

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Food security and development policies

Low prices of agricultural commodities, a factor of political instability in Africa

The hunger riots observed during the 2008 food crisis, as well as the Arab Spring in 2010, rekindled public opinion…

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Food security and development policies

Food, jobs, sustainability: what African agriculture needs to achieve

The Berlin Institute for Population and Development, an independent think-tank specializing in development and demography issues, recently published a report…

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Food security and development policies

Agriculture: a storage of sustainable jobs for young people and returning migrants

In a forum1 published on the website of the IED Africa, a non-profit organization that intervenes on issues of sustainable…

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Food security and development policies

Hunger in the world: a decade of wasted effort according to the latest FAO report

For the second year in a row, FAO is sounding the alarm on world hunger: the number of malnourished people…

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WTO, Multilateralism & Bilateral treaties

EU caught in Nigeria’s refusal to sign the West Africa Economic Partnership Agreement and the Continental Free Trade Area

Through Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) and support for the Continental Free Trade Area (FTAA), the European Union is jeopardizing African…

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Category : Agricultural crises regulation

Towards an OPEC for cocoa?

To cope with the collapse of prices and a value-sharing that is deemed unfair, the creation of a cocoa OPEC…

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Category : Food security & Development policies

What trade policies for the promotion of the “local milk” sector in West Africa?

Production, consommation et importations laitières Une place importante de l’élevage dans les économies nationales et familiales Avec un effectif régional…

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Category : Food security & Development policies

Agricultural Investment in Africa: A Low Level… Numerous Opportunities

Christopher Gaudoin, Strategic Analyst L’investissement agricole est une condition nécessaire pour développer et organiser le secteur agricole en Afrique. Le…

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