AGRF 2022 Summit to be held in Rwanda

With urgency growing to deliver on zero hunger, the summit will focus on innovative ways, bold actions and commitments towards the continental food security agenda. Kigali, Rwanda, March 3, 2022— The AGRF, Africa’s premier forum for food and agriculture, has launched...

Peoples Summit Declaration targets EU-AU Partnership

Whatever is done for Africa without the African people is not for Africa. A joint declaration of Social Movements and Peasant farmers, Faith-Based Organisations and CSOs was delivered at the “African People’s Summit” ahead of the 6th EU-Africa Summit, demanding more...

Changes to Madagascar’s trawling sector raise questions and hopes

Madagascar’s auction for nearshore trawling licenses has elicited concern from civil society members, who say it was not conducted transparently and opens the door for environmental mismanagement.Two Chinese-backed firms won nearly half of the fishing licenses. One of...

GAIN commitments to Nutrition

Submission to the 2021 Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Nutrition Accountability Framework – Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)  The 2021 Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit, taking place on 7-8 December 2021 in Japan, aims to accelerate progress on defeating...

Nile Basin Discourse and ASARECA target the water and food nexus

NBDrdinates with member countries is similar in many ways to the way ASARECA The Nile Basin Discourse (NBD) Regional Manager, Dr. Hellen Nabwala Natu, on November 19 paid a courtesy call on ASARECA Interim Executive Director, Dr. Enock Warinda at ASARECA...