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...

KOUDIADIENE CONTINUES WAITING

The population of Koudiadiène and its nearby communities in the Senegalese region of Thiès coexists with the adjacent phosphate mine, a legacy of French colonial times for more than 70 years. The various 0financial operations and shareholding changes of the mines...

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African Tropical Forests, Europe and Food Security

Millions of hectares of tropical forest disappear every year and many other rainforest areas are degraded through human activity. Agriculture and the timber trade are responsible for much of this environmental loss. And the EU is one of the biggest importers from...

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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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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...

Our Land is Our Life

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...

Flash on Cameroon Antenna

Jean-Louis Marolleau visited the Cameroon Antenna from late June to mid-August. He wrote us the following chronicle: What strikes one when arriving in Yaounde is how dirty the city is following a conflict with the road operator which the state owes billions. In...

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Our Land is Our Life

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...

CREATION TIME Second Week September 2018

Giving the Poor the Gift of Hope Biblical and liturgical texts From September 1 to the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the Christians give thanks for the gift of creation and reflect on how they can protect it and transmit it to future generations. For Pope Francis,...