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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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Charter of Demands: Actualizing women's land rights in Africa

The Kilimanjaro Initiative is a rural women’s mobilisation from across Africa towards an iconic moment at the foot of Mt Kilimanjaro in October 2016. The Kilimanjaro Initiative was conceived when, we

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Policy Brief: Incorporation of Women’s Economic Empowerment and Unpaid Care Work into regional polices: Africa

Time to start caring – how ignoring Unpaid Care Work is holding back economic empowerment of Africa’s rural women Agriculture accounts on average for one third of Africa’s GDP and women make up as

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Young women: life choices and livelihoods in poor urban South Africa

ActionAid South Africa undertook a scoping study to better understand the experiences of young women living in poor areas of Johannesburg and Cape Town.The findings from the study then inform a new

Southern Africa food and climate crisis

More than nine million people in Southern Africa are facing severe food shortages.

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DRC Conflict Position Paper - November 2012

This ActionAid paper concerns the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as of 28 November 2012, and articulates ActionAid’s position on recent developments in North Kivu as well as the

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Still racing toward the bottom? Corporate tax incentives in East Africa

In 2012, ActionAid and Tax Justice Network Africa published a report containing estimates of how much revenue East African countries were losing by providing tax incentives.1 Tax incentives often

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Walking the talk: Why and how African governments should transform their agriculture spending.

In 2003, the Maputo Declaration of the African Union stated that, within five years, 10 per cent of the budgets of member states would be dedicated to agriculture. Ten years on, despite spending

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What constitutes agriculture spending?

Public spending on agriculture in Africa is critical to promoting economic growth and the reduction of poverty. GDP growth originating in agriculture is much more effective in reducing poverty than

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Boosting Non State Actor participation in CAADP

This is a presentation given by Buba Khan, ActionAid International's Africa Right to Food Coordinator, at the 7th CAADP Partnership Platform on 24 March 2011 in Yaounde, Cameroon.