Interview: Multi Stakeholder Platforms – the way forward for advocacy in East Africa?

Interview: Multi Stakeholder Platforms – the way forward for advocacy in East Africa?

Interview with Michael Farrelly, Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement | May 2017 In East Africa, the space and terrain for Non-Governmental actors to operate and thrive keep constantly changing. To address some of those challenges and obstacles, the Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement (TOAM) – one of RLS’ partners in the region, has recently embarked on establishing and running a Multi-Stakeholder Platform (MSP ...

Interview: Creating Employment through Climate Adaptation

Interview: Creating Employment through Climate Adaptation

Interview with Fazal Issa (ForumCC) | Broadcasted by Deutsche Welle Swahili Program | April 2017 In this radio interview, Fazal Issa, ForumCC’s Programme Officer, tells Deutsch Welle’ (DW) Swahili service how it is planning to encourage agricultural and solid waste management practices that are not only climate-friendly, but will likewise enable them make an income in the process.

Publication: Fields of Gold?

Publication: Fields of Gold?

Deliberations on Natural Resource Politics in Africa | Edited by RLS (Ibrahima Thiam and Andreas Bohne) | April 2017 African countries are characterised by an abundant supply of resources including (agricultural) land, recently discovered oil and gas reserves or deposits of gold, platinum and others. However, what seems to be a blessing for the some can turn out to be a curse for others. This online publication co ...

Dialogue: Searching for the way: 50 Years after the Arusha Declaration

Dialogue: Searching for the way: 50 Years after the Arusha Declaration

On February 7th 1967, the then ruling party in Tanzania Mainland (TANU) made a declaration on what would be the national ideology for decades to follow, branded UJAMAA na Kujitegemea. The implementation of the declaration would go on to see mass nationalization of all major private businesses. However, even though the declaration itself is more remembered for its economic and commercial elements (that limited the two ...

Fact booklet: Unpacking Trade & Investment

Fact booklet: Unpacking Trade & Investment

Controlling the South: the case of East Africa | Written by Yash Tandon | Published by RLS Brussels Office | February 2017 This paper falls within the overall theme of mega-regional trade and investment agreements that have proliferated in recent years. It addresses the question of whether they are improving or worsening the condition of countries in the Global South.

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