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An exploration on Laudato Si’s approach to our relationship and responsibility to care for the land and its small-scale food producers. Joint publication by AEFJN – Africa-Europe Faith and Justice Network; AFJN – Africa Faith and Justice Network; AFSA – Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa; SECAM – Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar; and RECOWA – Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa with the support of CIDSE. October 2018.
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Problems of access to energy, with communities not being able to afford energy produced in their region and at the same time having to deal with the impact of that exploitation on their environment is a widespread problem. We have discussed this with Melania Chiponda from WoMin, South Africa, and with Andrea Torres Bobadilla from Tierra Digna, Colombia.
Du 21 au 23 novembre, à Abidjan, au centre CERAO, s’est tenue une conférence intitulée : Accaparement des terres en Afrique francophone : Identifier et promouvoir des solutions endogènes pour s’en sortir. Elle fait suite à une conférence organisée par la plateforme "Our land is our life" une collaboration entre des organisations de la société civile (OSC) et l’Eglise.
An interview with Father Rodrigo Peret from Franciscans International, member of Iglesias & Mineria network and of People’s Dialogue, about his recent arrest in Zimbabwe and the threats that environmental defenders face globally.
The promise of sustainable and inclusive agricultural transformation
Regional Conference, Abidjan, 21-23 November 2017.
CIDSE Highlights No.25, March-April 2016
CIDSE Highlights No.24, December 2015 and January 2016
In 2015, CIDSE contributed to the organisation of a Pan-African Conference on Land Grabbing and Just Governance in Kenya, together with Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network (AEFJN), its American counterpart (AFJN) and the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM). The event took place in Kenya from 22 to 26 November and gathered over 100 participants.
"Europe must be an effective partner for Africa in the effort of strengthening continental unity and institutions that enable free expression and meet development challenges"
- Archbishop Gabriel Anokye