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New Research: Forcing Local Peoples off Their Lands Drives Almost Two-Thirds of Conflicts Between Companies and Local Communities in Africa
Experts at Dakar event point to a significant cause of investment losses, work stoppages and violence across Africa: the failure of governments and companies to respect the land rights of indigenous and local communities DAKAR, SENEGAL (9 February 2017)—Sixty-three percent of disputes related to private sector land and natural resource …
Addis Abeba Dec 08/2016 – Africa is a world leader in poverty and hunger due to a lack of committed leadership and rampant corruption, said Dr Kanayo F. Nwanze, president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in his address at the House of Lords yesterday.
Addis Abeba Nov. 10, 2016 – The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) handed over Project for Strengthening of Agricultural Pesticide Residue Analysis System (SAPRAS) to Ethiopia. The project, which was handed over on Nov. 03, was implemented following Ethiopia’s request to the Government of Japan in 2008.