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Archive September 2011

Chad’s Jacqueline Moudeina wins ‘Alternative Nobel’ prize

Solar power technology and efforts to protect the rights of birthing mothers, victims of dictatorship and farming communities were rewarded Thursday with the Right Livelihood Awards, sometimes referred to as the alternative Nobel prizes. Human rights activist Jacqueline Moudeina of Chad; Spanish-based nonprofit GRAIN; and American midwifery educator Ina May Gaskin will share the euro 150,000 ($205,000) cash award.

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Africa: Fostering rural development and job creation

Sep30

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Brussels – Despite the Maputo Declaration adopted in 2003 and through which the African Heads of States announced to increase public investment in agriculture to a minimum of 10 per cent of the national budgets, it was necessary to wait until 2008 and until food riots for African governments and International Community  to realize the pivotal challenges represented by food security and rural development in Africa.

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Cartels chaining the global food agenda: ‘BOP’ping the hungry

It is not conspiracy theory, nor exchange within free markets, nor how they frame the debates. It is how they organise and plan, over years, for global dominance. The goals of the Global Agenda Council (GAC) for Food Security, an initiative of the Global Economic Forum (Davos), are available for all to see how food, chemical, and beverage cartels are planning ‘the transformation of agriculture’ among smallholder food producers across the continents, as a response to climate change.

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Cameroon: Opposition parties face fracture

Sep30

Cracks are forming in Cameroon’s opposition parties ,ahead of October’s upcoming presidential elections. Vox News speaks to a former Cameroonian Youth Parliament member to get the youth perspective. Video byVOXAFRICA

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Re-greening Africa in the footsteps of Wangari Maathai

Africa needs to remain focused and continue following the late Professor Wangari Maathai’s initiatives for environmental sustainability in order to address climate change across the continent, environmentalists say.

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African Union round up

Sep29

The African Union has faced criticism recently for its handling of the East African famine and Libya’s Civil War. Questions are now being asked about its role and relevance. Video by AMedia24

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