Timothy A. Wise, Tufts University and Small Planet Institute November 2017 More than a decade after a renewed push for an African Green Revolution began in earnest, and after a decade of program [...]
from the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa 31 August, 2019. Your Excellency, On behalf of the millions of African smallholder farmers, fisher folk, pastoralists, hunter-gatherers and [...]
AFSA held a major conference on African Food Systems and the SDGs in Saly, Senegal, 3-5 November 2018, The conference was built around five thematic areas: Urban food systems Food systems, [...]
In response to the open consultation on the report and recommendations of the Task Force Rural Africa Now is the time for Agroecology May 2019 This African civil society statement is in response [...]
The Problem Around 80% of the food consumed in Africa is produced locally and, as various researches show, the vast majority of farmers who provide this food use locally adapted seeds from [...]
Introduction Land is the most important asset for countries and households that depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. Access to land is a basic requirement for farming and control over [...]
The Problem Countries in Africa continue to increasingly experience climate change and variability with vast threats to agriculture and food production. According to the IPCC 2013 report, all [...]
The Problem Increasingly, the current perception of food is shaped by, and based on, the media advertising stemming from dominant globalized, industrialized food systems. The industrial food [...]
Agroecology for Africa = 5-minute animated film explains why agroecology is right for Africa and shows its massive contribution to attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
This 5-minute animated film explains why agroecology is right for Africa and shows its massive contribution to attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) today launches the Agroecology for Climate Action (#A4CA) Campaign at the Africa Climate Week in Accra, Ghana (18th-22nd March, 2019) calling [...]
29 JUN 2018 African civil society groups align to condemn the Bayer Monsanto merger and the corporate takeover of African food systems. Why are we saying no? Because we are dedicated to the cause [...]