Conference: The Road to Nairobi

Conference: The Road to Nairobi

The Doha Development Round at the Crossroads ... but what are political and civil society expectations and demands? The World Trade organization’s (WTO) Tenth Ministerial Conference (MC10) will be held from 15th-18th December 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya. The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, SEATINI and the Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) will hold a pre- WTO MC10 Civil Society Conference on the 3rd and 4th November 2015 i ...

Newsletter: Sustainability School Bulletin No 6

Newsletter: Sustainability School Bulletin No 6

Published by NAPE | September 2015 The purpose of the bulletin is to bring you information regarding the implementation of the Sustainability School programme and now the Community Green Radio. Content includes among other Katwe residents hail NAPE over protecting salt lake, The New Colonialism and why it should be resisted, the celebration of the first anniversary of the Community Green Radio ...

Study: Farmer Managed Seed Systems in Tanzania

Study: Farmer Managed Seed Systems in Tanzania

Published by TOAM | September 2015 Farmers Prefer Farmers-Managed Seed Systems - this is one conclusion of a recently published report commissioned by Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement. The study has revealed that the majority of farmers in eight agricultural zones surveyed prefer using the Farmer Managed Seed System (FMSS) over the formal / commercial system.

Study: Bearing the brunt of women’s exclusion in Agriculture

Study: Bearing the brunt of women’s exclusion in Agriculture

Addressing the Critical Gaps that Increase Women’s Vulnerability to Shocks of Poverty, Hunger and Malnutrition | Published by Food Rights Alliance | August 2015 The Food Rights Alliance (FRA) in Uganda presents a compelling study establishing facts about the effects of women’s exposure to shocks of vulnerability, poverty and traumatic stressors of hunger and malnutrition. The study is carried out in two formerly w ...

Conference: Escaping humanitarian catastrophes

Conference: Escaping humanitarian catastrophes

Focusing on the social dimension of climate change. Climate Change does not only have physical consequences like rising sea levels which lead to flooding of coastal regions and render islands uninhabitable. Between 2002 and 2011 about 300 Million people are hit by natural disasters – most of the catastrophes went unnoticed by the global public. In the long run even more than 300 Million might be forced to leave their ...

Nafasi Art Space kicks off Jitokeze Project

Nafasi Art Space kicks off Jitokeze Project

On Saturday 13th June 2015, the NAFASI ART SPACE held, a hip-hop and graffiti fête, the first of a series of activities to kick start their new democracy consciousness project themed Jitokeze (Step Up) in Dar es Salaam. The project supported by the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung and other partners aims at increasing public awareness and participation in democratic processes and for citizens to actively partake in the forthc ...

Brochure: Realizing the fruit of devolution

Brochure: Realizing the fruit of devolution

Know your rights, speak for your rights | Citizen participation in development discussion and practice | Published by ILEPA, Kenya | June 2015 The adoption of a new constitution in August 2010, has radically transformed the structure, organs and functions of government in Kenya in ways un-imagined before. Central in this transformation is the establishment of County governments. It’s hoped that the pamphlet will b ...

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