Africa

Get to know Africa, its people, their concerns, their struggles and their successes.

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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Public Action at the ING Head Office

On 23rd October 2018 a public action took place at the head office of ING in Brussels to denounce ING investments in the controversial sector of palm oil industry. This action was initiated by a group of international NGOs based in Brussels supported by Milieudefensie...

SEPHOS: A Parasite to Koudiadiène

Settled in Senegal, in the region of Thiès for about a decade, the company SEPHOS.SA has been a true parasite for the village of Koudiadiène. Thiès is one of the regions of Senegal located 70 km east of the Dakar region, the administrative and economic capital of...

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The Woman at the Heart of Sustainable Development

"Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance."[1] All over the world, gender inequality makes and keeps women poor, depriving them of...

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FIRST EDITION OF ESSENTIAL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS – W.H.O. APRIL 2018

The model list of essential medicines was created by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1977 to offer governments a reference resource to help in the choice of medicines and the establishment of national essential medicine lists. Essential medicines are those that...

Health Threatened by Trade Deals

Trade agreements have potentially very damaging impacts on health. They multiply precarious jobs, weaken working conditions and open up the health sector more widely to the market. Here is the analysis of the working group of Be-cause Health and the Health and...

HARMONIZATION INITIATIVE FOR MEDICINE REGULATION IN AFRICA (AMRH)

The AMRH was launched in 2009 with the aim of helping African countries to set up an effective system for the registration of medicines, thanks to regional harmonisation and capacity building. Likewise, the AMRH tried to improve the fragmented regulating system for...

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AEFJN @ 30 YEARS! LET’S MOVE ON!

The 2018 Annual General Assembly (AGM) of our Network took place on 8 November 2018, with the theme – ‘AEFJN @ 30 YEARS! LET’S MOVE ON!’. As aptly captioned in the theme, this year marked the 30th anniversary of the foundation of the network. This Assembly was...

The Climate Urgency: Setting sail for a new Paradigm

The recently published position paper of CIDSE (Catholic Alliance of Development Agencies) on the urgency of climate change is well received. AEFJN aligns with the principles, philosophy and the logic underlying the position paper. Among others, the insistence of...

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JOINT REFLECTION ON LAND IN AFRICA

Land occupies a very prominent position in African socio-cultural context. It is a collective and undivided patrimony of families, clans, lineages and communities. A whole gamut of socio-cultural identity, security, religion and economic is embedded in the African...