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Trade

AEFJN advocates for sustainable economic growth in Africa which reduce inequalities

Corporate Justice

AEFJN believes that the exploitation of Natural Resources in Africa should benefit local population

Food Sovereignty

AEFJN focusses on Access to resources and land for African family farmers

Health

AEFJN promotes access to quality medicines at affordable prices for all in Africa

Spirituality

Christian reflections on Justice, Peace, Integrity of Creation.

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Trade and Human (Rights) Development

 The yearly European Development Days took place at the beginning of June in Brussels. For 2 days, the participants were able to participate in debates that tackled different aspects of the development promoted by the European Union (EU).  It is this understanding...

Dodging development : trade mispricing

One of the reasons African countries miss out on the opportunities of globalization is the existence of huge financial outflows that are draining African economies of much duly needed financial resources that could otherwise be used to spur investment in local...

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TRANSPARENCY RULES: SHEDDING LIGHT ON OBSCURITY?

The European Parliament has voted on enhancing the transparency of tax payments made by multinationals in different countries. A broad majority of MEPs[1] introduced public, country by country reporting (CBCR), obliging companies with a revenue of 750 million € to...

Koudiadiène: a case in progress

     First field survey of the secretariat : May 2014 In May 2014, the secretariat went for a first time to the villages of Koudiadiène et Thiafathie. A member of the network had notified the secretariat about mining activity in the region and its impacts on the local...

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Video: The Impacts of Large Scale Farming in Tanzania

Land grabbing has become a recurring phenomenon in Africa but the situation in Tanzania is a disaster; from the northern part of the country where about 40,000 of the Maasai tribe were said to have been evicted from their ancestral land to enable the Dubai Royal...

Video: The Impacts of Large Scale Farming in Tanzania

Land grabbing has become a recurring phenomenon in Africa but the situation in Tanzania is a disaster; from the northern part of the country where about 40,000 of the Maasai tribe were said to have been evicted from their ancestral land to enable the Dubai Royal...

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The Glyphosate War

When the legal documents of the trial against Monsanto regarding glyphosate (Roundup, herbicide) were published, we were asked to review the material. This consists of 54 documents, hundreds of pages + 31 related documents. This is part of our continuing discussion on...

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News from the UK Antenna

In June, Gino Brunswijck from the Secretariat came to speak to the UK Antenna. He gave a comprehensive input on globalisation and how, when badly managed, it has adverse consequences in African countries. On the theme of land-grabbing, we heard how the EU trade policy...

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The Earth is still Groaning… for Obvious Reasons!

While we celebrate the Season of Creation (September 2 - October 4), the recent ecological disasters in the different parts of the world ranging from landslides and mudslides in Cambodia, the USA (California and New York) and Sierra-Leone and floods in India,...

Workshop JPIC Benin

The Secretariat participated in the JPIC workshop in Calavi, Benin, that took place 17 - 29 July. The seminar was attended by 20-25 JPIC coordinators mainly from Benin, but there were also participants from Togo, Ghana, Mali, Burkina Faso, Liberia and Ivory Coast. The...