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Joint reflection on land in Africa

Thursday, 08 November 2018 09:09

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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Press release: France withdraws from NAFSN: agribusiness is not the cure for hunger!

Friday, 09 February 2018 14:09

Action Against Hunger, the CCFD-Terre Solidaire and Oxfam France greet France decision to withdraw from the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (NAFSN) as announced today during the inter-ministry council for international cooperation and development meeting.

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Rapport de la conférence "Accaparement des terres en Afrique francophone"

Friday, 19 January 2018 12:19

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.

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Déclaration de la conférence d'Abidjan

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 14:03

« Accaparement des terres en Afrique francophone : identifier et promouvoir les solutions endogènes pour s’en sortir », Déclaration de la « Conférence Régionale Afrique Francophone ». Abidjan, 21-23 Novembre 2017

« Dieu créa les cieux et la terre. Le Seigneur Dieu prit l’homme et le plaça dans le jardin d’Eden pour le cultiver et le garder » (Gn1,1 ;2,15)

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Press release: EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement: Many risks, few benefits

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 13:25

The EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) could have serious consequences for the country’s already grave human rights situation, warn organisations and networks in the EU, Myanmar and ASEAN (1). The IPA’s risks have been seriously underestimated and its benefits overstated, with dangerous implications for Myanmar’s peace efforts, human rights, and democratic development, according to the report Myths and risks of the EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement (2).

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On anniversary of Laudato Si’, bishops of Mozambique call for respect of land rights

Thursday, 15 June 2017 09:59

To mark the second anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’, the Bishops’ Conference of Mozambique has issued a pastoral letter that appeals to social, religious, economic and political actors to care for our common home and seek together what is best for their country and those who inhabit it.

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Land conflicts and shady finances plague DR Congo palm oil company backed by development funds

Thursday, 01 December 2016 10:31

European and US development funds are bankrolling palm oil company Feronia Inc despite land and labour conflicts at its plantations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). New information now raises questions as to whether the Canadian-based company misused millions of taxpayer dollars destined for international aid by way of companies connected to a high-level DRC politician.

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RD Congo: Accaparement de terre, les communautés locales sous pression !

Friday, 29 July 2016 12:47

Feronia Inc est une industrie canadienne d’exploitation d’huile de palme qui opère principalement en RD Congo. Détenu majoritairement par des institutions de financement du développement européennes et américaines, l’entreprise exerce une grosse pression sur les communautés locales afin de poursuivre son expansion territoriale et son exploitation de l’huile de palme !

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Conference statement on "Land grabbing & just governance in Africa"

Thursday, 28 January 2016 16:09

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.

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Land grabbing and Just Governance Conference

Monday, 23 November 2015 10:24

Find here a collection of case studies presented during the conference with contact details for interviews.

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