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Open letter on the impact of the Ukraine crisis in Africa

Executive Directors and Country Directors of ActionAid programmes in Africa have sent a joint letter to their heads of state and regional bodies, including the Africa Union (AU), Economic Community of

Aid workers on frontline of drought in East Africa respond to FCDO funding announcement

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) in the UK has today announced £36 million in UK humanitarian funding to help people in Ukraine, East Africa and Syria. Countries in East Africa

East Africa Food Crisis: Ceel-Dheere

Ceel-Dheere, a rural pastoralist community located around 45km (2-hours’ drive) northeast of Burao, Somaliland, has been deeply impacted by one of the worst droughts on record in the Horn of Africa

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Reliance on imports and industrial farming deepening food crisis across Southern Africa

The Covid-19 crisis is exposing how Southern Africa’s overreliance on high-cost imported seeds and fertilisers, and a lack of state investment in climate resilient farming are deepening food

East Africa Food Crisis: Ceel-Giniseed

The impacts of the current drought can be deeply felt throughout Ceel-Giniseed. Since most residents are primarily farmers, they rely on selling their crops, such as onions, papaya, peppers, and

East Africa Food Crisis: Ceel-Hume

In July 2018, ActionAid established a community farm in partnership with the Ceel-Hume women’s group, the World Food Program, and local government. The community envisioned this project after the

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Time to Clean Up: How Barclays promotes the use of tax havens in Africa

Barclays bank is now reported to be the largest retail bank in Africa and is the largest UK bank operating on the continent. This puts it in a position of responsibility with regard to the way it

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Southern Africa on the Brink of Famine?

The spread of COVID-19 throughout Southern Africa will worsen the region’s already dire conditions of food insecurity and malnutrition. The effects of climate change - persistent drought, flooding and

Calls for greater action from the South African government following rise in violence against women and xenophobic attacks

ActionAid country directors from across Africa have issued a joint statement in solidarity with those protesting against xenophobic attacks in South Africa

ActionAid comments on the Africa Adaptation Summit

Commenting on the Africa Adaptation Summit taking place in Rotterdam on 5th September, Nils Mollema, Climate Justice Policy Advisor at ActionAid Netherlands, says: