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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

Fighting drought in the Horn of Africa

The Second Drought Resilience conference under the auspices of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, which works in the Horn of Africa.

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.

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.

Prosopis at Global Scale

Prosopis Juliflora is native to the Americas and also widely found in African countries, Australia, Asian countries also at lowest level throughout the globe. What experiences and studies are there in these parts of the world will be supported by the following digitally available resources on...

Prosopis in East Africa

East African countries are the most volunerable countries in Africa for the problems related to the Prosopis Juliflora. The level and intensity of the species' expansion and its ecological impacts are different among the East African countries. This part of the website provides with the resources...

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