African civil society organizations come together to address concerns related to food and agriculture in Africa

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Ahead of the fifth AU-EU Agriculture Ministerial Conference on June 30th, 2023, Africa’s largest social movements and civil society organizations held a virtual press conference demanding a transition of African food systems away from corporate-control and towards agroecology.

Civil society leaders outlined the key demands set out in an African civil society statement endorsed by 120 organisations, presented at the 5th AU-EU Agriculture Ministerial Conference on June 30th in Rome.

HIC was represented at the task team that drafted the statement by Sam Ikua, from Mazingira Institute, HIC Member.

New fires in the Valparaíso Region, Chile

New fires in the Valparaíso Region, Chile

Note to HIC, by Ana Sugranyes, Wisdom Keeper of the Coalition. On February 2nd, several simultaneous fires devastated forest and housing areas in the Valparaiso Region, Chile: they killed 132 [...]