Women Leading Paradigm Shift in West Africa: Women Empowerment

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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 played a key role in …

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

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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 the other hand, food corporations …

The birth of Boko Haram and its connection to immigration.

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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 European scramble for natural resources …

Top female entrepreneurs join hands to bring revolution in African

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 business, in order to earn …

African entrepreneurs – revolutionize the food security program

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 point of view. The state …

Sustainable Development and Migration

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 a number of factors that …

Women Leading Paradigm Shift in West Africa: The Market

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 matters. Women have risen to …

Climate Change Impact and Gender

People’s livelihoods, especially those of poor people, are affected by climatic variations. Their capacity to adjust to such changes is greatly limited. But the effects of climatic variations differ according to race, religion and — as we examine here — gender. Males and females experience different impacts on their living conditions as a result of climatic variations. Africans are highly …

New Energy System: global community development?

(CWA) Conference on World Affairs Agile-International wishes to give the world their opinion based on the above topic, which was one of the subjects of discussion at the 67th Annual Conference on World Affairs held recently in Boulder, Colorado. Global community development is without a doubt the new energy system required to propagate positive change in society. Initially an initiative …

Empty Stomach Has No Ears; Invest In Women

An Empty Stomach Has No Ears; Invest In Women NGOs Adelaide Hoodless said: “Educate a boy, and you educate an individual. Educate a girl, and you educate a community.” Brigham Young also said: “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” Many more versions of this quote have been mentioned over time and this only proves the importance of empowering the girl child. …