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Global food prices have hit their highest level in a decade, jumping 40% in May compared to the same period last year.
So far, the private sector has been waiting and watching. Now we need visionary companies to step up and join us.
The African Union's Declaration on COVID-Related ISDS Risks gives AU governments further moral and political support as they make decisions aimed at limiting the economic devastation wrought by the pandemic while laying the groundwork for eradicating COVID-19 entirely and rebuilding their economies.
Aligning COVID-19 stimulus with the 2030 Agenda seems like good strategy, but many countries in sub-Saharan Africa do not know what it will cost.
Half the world’s population is subject to varying degrees of lockdown in an attempt to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Faced with an unprecedented crisis, should governments offer solutions that sidestep requirements of transparency, accountability, and responsibility?
Will the 193 United Nations member states who pledged to “leave no one behind” live up to their promise?
After a week full of dialogue and knowledge exchange, parliamentarians who are part of a new network on gender equality and agriculture now face the important task of turning lessons into long-term engagement.
Learning from Experience: How an African parliamentarians' network is looking to mainstream gender considerations into agriculture
The challenges to women’s participation in agricultural production and economic opportunities are often deeply nuanced and specific to their regional, national and local contexts. This is the first part of a series covering ECOWAS network meetings on gender considerations in agriculture.
Un voyage de deux semaines explore les moyens de maximiser les avantages et de minimiser les risques des outils d’investissement agricole en Afrique.
A two-week trip explores how to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks of agricultural investment tools in Africa.