Botswana’s virus food prep puts long-term plans on hold

By |junij 18th, 2020|African agriculture, Botswana, coronavirus economic response, News|

“Botswana has not been spared by the wave of COVID-19,” says Jimmy Opelo, Permanent Secretary at Botswana’s agricultural ministry, who revealed how his country has had to change its tack on farm policymaking due to the pandemic.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Botswana’s virus food prep puts long-term plans on hold

We need co-ordination to avoid a food security crisis, UN expert says

By |maj 8th, 2020|African agriculture, Food security, News|

Preventing the coronavirus pandemic from morphing into a food security crisis is increasingly the focus of policy-makers. “Co-ordination of trade policy is the order of the day,” says Arif Husain, chief economist of the UN's World Food Programme. “This is a global crisis which requires a global solution.”

Komentarji so izklopljeni za We need co-ordination to avoid a food security crisis, UN expert says

Sustainable agriculture must remain key priority in post-Cotonou negotiations 

By |november 30th, 2018|African agriculture, Cotonou agreement, News, Post-Cotonou|

Agriculture must be at the heart of the successor to the Cotonou Agreement between the EU and the ACP community, writes Michael Hailu  

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Sustainable agriculture must remain key priority in post-Cotonou negotiations 

Mogherini: Europe and Africa can change global politics in a ‘revolutionary’ way

By |november 8th, 2018|Africa, African agriculture, EU-Africa relations, EU-Africa-strategy, Federica Mogherini, News, Udo Bullmann|

A new model of collaboration between the EU and Africa can change today’s dangerous turn of international relations, which have moved from “win-win” solutions and are now based on “zero-sum” games, EU's top diplomat Federica Mogherini said.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Mogherini: Europe and Africa can change global politics in a ‘revolutionary’ way

Bridging African agriculture’s financing gap

By |september 28th, 2018|Africa, African agriculture, development finance institutions, Ethiopia, European External Investment Plan (EIP), News|

The European Commission and African Union set up a joint rural Africa taskforce in May, after agricultural co-operation was one of the key topics as the EU-Africa summit in Abidjan in November 2017.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bridging African agriculture’s financing gap