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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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Real Aid 2: Making Technical Assistance Work

This report argues that extensive reform of technical assistance is urgently needed to ensure that the aid increases pledged in 2005 result in genuine benefits for people living in the poorest
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Real Aid: An agenda for making aid work

The problems underlying the gulf between official and real aid are not new.Donors have signed up to numerous international agreements to improve the quality of their aid. Yet this agenda has made
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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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AidWatch 2012 - Aid We Can

The deadline to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) draws near and critical global objectives of poverty eradication are still to be met. In 2005 the EU and its Member States committed to
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Addicted to tax havens: The secret life of the FTSE 100

The full extent to which FTSE 100 companies use tax havens has, for the first time, been compiled, analysed and published in an accessible and searchable format by ActionAid.
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Spotlight on EU Policy Coherence for Development

This report uncovers some of the policy incoherencies between EU policies and development objectives.As stipulated in the Lisbon Treaty, the EU is committed to eradicate poverty in developing
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Time to face the facts

Biofuels have been put forward as a way to reduce carbon emissions and tackle climate change. ActionAid believes they will not serve as the solution to either of these challenges. 
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EEAS one year on: “Work in progress” for poverty eradication

There are some positive news stories to tell in relation to the EU’s progress on fighting poverty over the last year. In 2010, the Lisbon Treaty put in place a much strengthened legal basis for