Over 70,000 Hectares in Mali Identified in New Database of Land Grabbing by Global Agribusiness

Posted on : June 16, 2016

A recently released report from the international non-profit GRAIN exposes land deals in Mali by foreign investors involving over 70,000 Hectares of land. According to GRAIN “On one hand food insecure’ governments that rely on imports to feed their people are snatching up vast areas of farmland abroad for their own offshore food production. On Read the full article…

The birth of Boko Haram and its connection to immigration.

Posted on : January 13, 2016

European Leaders Listen Up! From a realistic perspective, it is obvious that the huge number of African illegal migrants struggling to enter Europe by the Mediterranean Sea is a result of the political and economic crises striking the continent. It is, however, interesting to note that during the colonial era it was all about the Read the full article…

Top female entrepreneurs join hands to bring revolution in African

Posted on : August 28, 2015

The evolution of technology has triggered the economic development of the world. The developing countries have been actively participating in the development. In Africa, agriculture is the main occupation in many of the countries. The African women have taken few initiatives to lead a helping hand to the economy. Thousands of women started their own Read the full article…

African entrepreneurs – revolutionize the food security program

Posted on : August 24, 2015

Being second largest continent in the world, Africa is rich in the natural resources, but still it is regarded as one of the poorest and underdeveloped continent. More than half of the population is dependent on the agricultural sector for livelihood. It is regarded as one of the worst hit from the development and economic Read the full article…

Sustainable Development and Migration

Posted on : August 21, 2015

Global Human Floods from south to north are nothing new. In the past few years, there has been an increase in the rate of migration from arid regions to semiarid regions. But perhaps a better understanding of why these migrations take place can ease tensions and create a win-win situation for host nations. There are Read the full article…

Women Leading Paradigm Shift in West Africa: Women Empowerment

Posted on : August 10, 2015

The women population is mainly focusing on the agriculture sector and promoting small scale farming for the survival of the national economies. But despite the crucial work women do on farms, women’s rights to land ownership, control and access to land continue to be neglected. African women farmers have been supporting the economy, and have Read the full article…

Women Leading Paradigm Shift in West Africa: The Market

Posted on : August 7, 2015

Today, the economic development of the developing nation is driven by the women population.Women are the epitome of success in the development of the nation. However for a very long time, women have been associated with poverty and oppression. Lately, women have decided to roll up their sleeves to take their rightful positions in development Read the full article…

Inadequate access to safe water and sanitation

Posted on : August 4, 2015

Today in the world, a child dies every 20 seconds due to a lack of proper sanitation, and the death rate among children who lack safe water is even greater. These catastrophes are not only limited to the newborn but affect their mothers as well. According to a report by UNICEF, 750 million people, or Read the full article…

United States Africa Leaders Summit

Posted on : July 31, 2015

During his 2013 visit to Cape Town, U.S. President Barack Obama invited African heads of state to a summit in the United States. The theme of the summit would be the “Investing in the Future,” whose major focus would be expansion of trade and investment ties between African nations and United States. The summit would Read the full article…

Power Africa Energy Initiative

Posted on : July 27, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa, with a population of 600 million, has minimal access to power. Only 30 percent of the population has access to electricity while remaining 70 percent lives without. Power Africa is a new initiative by United States that was launched by President Barack Obama in Tanzania during his visit to Africa in June 2013. Read the full article…

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