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Bread and Butter Solutions: Addressing the food crisis from a European perspective

This policy brief focuses on the role that the EU can play in addressing this emergency by reviewingits current policies on: Aid to Agriculture; Trade; Agrofuels policies; and GMOs. The brief offers a
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Cereal Offenders: How the G8 has contributed to the global food crisis, and what they can do to stop it

This report shows how the G8 has contributed to the global food crisis, and what they can do to stop it.
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Climate Change and Smallholder Farmers in Malawi: Understanding poor people's experiences in climate change adaptation

Southern Africa is one of the regions estimated to be most at risk from climate change. While policy responses to global warming have been mainly driven by debates among scientists, the insights of
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Climate Resilient Sustainable Agriculture: A Real Alternative to False Solutions

ActionAid believes that agroecology-based Climate Resilient Sustainable Agriculture (CRSA) is an effective way to respond to both the climate and food crisis. CRSA proposes to overcome the gaps of
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We know what we need - South Asian women speak out on climate change adaptation

This report, from 2007, shows how, despite limited resources, information and support, women in poor areas of Bangladesh, India and Nepal have started to adapt to a changing climate and can clearly
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Biofuelling the global food crisis: why the EU must act at the G20

A new report commissioned by ActionAid shows that biofuel targets set by the EU will lead directly to an increase in the prices of key agricultural commodities worldwide by 2020. And – while consumers
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Unjust waters - climate change, flooding and the protection of poor urban communities

This report uses participatory techniques to investigate the impacts of climate change and urban flooding on populations in six major cities across Africa – Nairobi (Kenya), Kampala (Uganda), Lagos
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Consolidating the peace? Views from Sierra Leone and Burundi on the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission

This report is a study of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) and its pilot interventions in Sierra Leone and Burundi. The analysis is based on research by ActionAid, CAFOD and CARE
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SelFISH Europe: How the Economic Partnership Agreements would further contribute to the decline of fish stocks and exacerbate the food crisis in Senegal

Against a background of unprecedented food shortages, including in Senegal, this study aims to analyse how the Economic Partnership Agreements currently under negotiation between the EU and West