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‘Back Way’ to Europe: How can The Gambia better address migration and its development challenges?

In the four years 2014-17, some 1.7 million people risked their lives by fleeing across the Mediterranean Sea for Europe, a journey in which over 13,000 have died or have gone missing. This report is

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Meals per Gallon: The impact of industrial biofuels on people and global hunger

Industrial biofuels – fuels made on an industrial scale from agricultural crops – have been put forward as an answer to energy security, climate change and rural development. ActionAid believes they

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Fertile Ground: How governments and donors can halve hunger by supporting small farmers

Empowering local farmers to produce more food for local markets is the bedrock of global food security. Small farmers, the majority of whom are women, are responsible for 90 per cent of the food grown

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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

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Farming as Equals: How supporting women's rights and gender equality makes the difference

Smallholder farmers currently produce 90 per cent of food in Africa and around half of all food worldwide. Across the developing world, women account for 60 to 80 per cent of these farmers. Yet, the

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Fuelling Evictions - Community Cost of EU Biofuels Boom

Over 20,000 people living in the Dakatcha Woodland, in Kenya’s coast region, are at risk of losing their homes and land for a biofuels plantation, producing fuel for the EU market. This report shows

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Sustainability Criteria Review for Jatropha Biofuels from Dakatcha Woodland in Kenya

The European Union’s Renewable Energy Directive contains a set of criteria designed to encourage the promotion of biofuels from sustainable sources.To count towards renewable energy targets in the EU