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A new PENHA baby

PENHA congratulates Tesfaldet and Yodit on the birth of their daughter, Lulia on Thursday 27th. March. A new birth is always a cause for celebration. We look forward to her contributions in the years to come.

Family Farming in Africa – Handbook Launch

On Friday 14th March a book launch event was hosted at the IIED London of the “Family Farming in Africa – Overview of Good Agricultural Practices in Sub-Saharan Africa” authored by Sara Costa, G. Matteo Crovetto, and Stefano Bocchi of the University of Milan.

Choosing crops over cattle: Are African governments taking pastoralism seriously?

Cotton, sugar, palm oil… you name it. Most governments in the developing world believe such plantation cash crops must be a better use of land, and must deliver greater economic returns, than cattle pastures. That’s what most of the current land grabs in Africa are about.

e-Training

UN CC: FREE E-COURSE ON CLIMATE CHANGE http://unccelearn.org Everything you need to know about climate change in a nutshell

What Food do we Want?

The Food We Want (FWW) campaign in collaboration with North London based Friern Barnet Community Library organised a food event on Saturday 8th. March 2014. The aim of the event was to present and launch an Educational booklet and introduce the campaign to young people in London.

Meat Atlas: Reflecting on meat production and the food industry

A recent report jointly published by the Heinrich Boll Foundation and Friends of the Earth Europe aims to shed light on some of the facts of the production of meat and dairy products to provide facts to consumers so that they make informed decisions about the food that they eat.

Media Section

Media Section reflects PENHA works through short videos and slideshow photographes. For PENHA videos:  http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIa5xkyRXH6FSSxB6P0ocZQ PENHA uses ISSUU to publish its research papers and powerpoint presentations.  http://issuu.com/penhanetwork

PENHA's 2014 Calendar

The annual calendar has been published with photos of the work of PENHA across the region. Copies can be ordered from PENHA with £1.50 to cover the cost of postage and packing. The calendar is published on behalf of PENHA with support from the Food We Want project funded by the European Union.

Celebrating Pastoralists in the Horn of Africa

PENHA's celebration of life in the Horn of Africa included dancing by Dan Kira, traditional food by the Adulis restaurant and presentations by Tekeste Ghebray and Vanessa Champion.

Robust Media: Inevitable in Tackling Food Insecurity

Media Workshop Brief Report: By Tesfaldet Okubayes & Bereket Tsegay PENHA in partnership with Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP) of Oxford Brookes University held media workshop on food security in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) context on 4th December 2013.

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