The term ‘Food Security’ is a well-recognised concept that has been utilised by many of the mainstream multilateral developmental organisations and the international media. Coined during the 1970s, the concept of Food Security has continued to gather attention in light of the food price crises and...
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.
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.
Reports, Lectures and Media Engagements
Fre, Z. (2019). Invasive species and their impact on African Rangelands: The case of Prosopis Juliflora in the Greater Horn of Africa Region. Presented at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) Conference.
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 reflects PENHA works through short videos and slideshow photographes.
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PENHA uses ISSUU to publish its research papers and powerpoint presentations.
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.
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.