Zim losing plot on food security due to women marginalisation

Article in  News Day | 15 February 2017  | By JAIROS SAUNYAMA ALTHOUGH Zimbabwe has made significant strides in promoting gender equality, female farmers feel marginalised and that has consequently affected the nation’s food security. Both rural and urban women farmers are bearing the brunt of gender disparities, as they are still facing problems of … More Zim losing plot on food security due to women marginalisation

COP-22 Newsletter Feature REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES BY SEVERAL AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE PEOPLE’S AUTONOMOUS SPACE AT THE CADI AYYAD UNIVERSITY IN MARAKECH, FROM 14-17 NOVEMBER 2016

We have an abundance of resources in Africa yet we remain so poor and underdeveloped  The Assembly on Extractives “Capitalism is an extractivist model therefore we speak about an extractive economy.” – Activist from Portugal in the campaign against fracking. The Assembly on Extractives was organised in the People’s Autonomous Space in Marrakech 15th November … More COP-22 Newsletter Feature REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES BY SEVERAL AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE PEOPLE’S AUTONOMOUS SPACE AT THE CADI AYYAD UNIVERSITY IN MARAKECH, FROM 14-17 NOVEMBER 2016

COP-22 Newsletter Feature REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES BY SEVERAL AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE PEOPLE’S AUTONOMOUS SPACE AT THE CADI AYYAD UNIVERSITY IN MARAKECH, FROM 14-17 NOVEMBER 2016

We march for “Climate change equals Systems change”    The Rural Women’s Assembly and the People’s Dialogue joined the thousands of people in Marrakech on November 13, 2016 who marched through the streets of the city that was hosting COP 22.  Although the march had a festive feel to it, the messages were serious. RWA … More COP-22 Newsletter Feature REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES BY SEVERAL AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE PEOPLE’S AUTONOMOUS SPACE AT THE CADI AYYAD UNIVERSITY IN MARAKECH, FROM 14-17 NOVEMBER 2016

COP-22 Newsletter Feature REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES BY SEVERAL AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE PEOPLE’S AUTONOMOUS SPACE AT THE CADI AYYAD UNIVERSITY IN MARAKECH, FROM 14-17 NOVEMBER 2016

The Diamonds of Marange, Zimbabwe Presentation by Tapuwa O’bren Nhachi from the Centre for Natural Resources Governance (CNRG) The inhabitants of Marange believe their village would be a better place to live in had it not been for the discovery of enormous deposits of alluvial diamonds in 2006, believed to constitute approximately 25% of the … More COP-22 Newsletter Feature REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES BY SEVERAL AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE PEOPLE’S AUTONOMOUS SPACE AT THE CADI AYYAD UNIVERSITY IN MARAKECH, FROM 14-17 NOVEMBER 2016

COP-22 Newsletter Feature REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES BY SEVERAL AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE PEOPLE’S AUTONOMOUS SPACE AT THE CADI AYYAD UNIVERSITY IN MARAKECH, FROM 14-17 NOVEMBER 2016

COP22 SUMMIT IN MARRAKECH : What truly lies behind the World Bank’s Assessment of the Mauritius Blue Economy? Article in  Le Mauricien| 30 November 2016  | By STEFAN GUA My fellow compatriots of Mauritius, I want you to meet Dr. Raffaello Cervigni. He was presented by the World Bank, for which he has been working … More COP-22 Newsletter Feature REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES BY SEVERAL AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE PEOPLE’S AUTONOMOUS SPACE AT THE CADI AYYAD UNIVERSITY IN MARAKECH, FROM 14-17 NOVEMBER 2016

COP-22 Newsletter Feature REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES BY SEVERAL AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE PEOPLE’S AUTONOMOUS SPACE AT THE CADI AYYAD UNIVERSITY IN MARAKECH, FROM 14-17 NOVEMBER 2016

We have to speak about climate! Its urgent! On Monday 14th November, the Rural Women’s Assembly (RWA) and the People’s Dialogue participated in the Africa Assembly in the COP22 Autonomous Space. In a packed hall speakers talked about the challenges of youth in Africa, about the concerns of workers, about the importance of governance, the … More COP-22 Newsletter Feature REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES BY SEVERAL AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE PEOPLE’S AUTONOMOUS SPACE AT THE CADI AYYAD UNIVERSITY IN MARAKECH, FROM 14-17 NOVEMBER 2016

COP-22 Newsletter Feature REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES BY SEVERAL AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE PEOPLE’S AUTONOMOUS SPACE AT THE CADI AYYAD UNIVERSITY IN MARAKECH, FROM 14-17 NOVEMBER 2016

My experience in Marrakesh- COP 22 Touching down at King Mohammed IV Airport in Casablanca made me realise that I had finally arrived in the Kingdom of Morocco, a country in North Africa that was tasked with the immense responsibility of being the hosts of the COP22 in Marrakesh from the 7th to 18th of … More COP-22 Newsletter Feature REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES BY SEVERAL AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE PEOPLE’S AUTONOMOUS SPACE AT THE CADI AYYAD UNIVERSITY IN MARAKECH, FROM 14-17 NOVEMBER 2016

COP-22 Newsletter Feature REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES BY SEVERAL AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE PEOPLE’S AUTONOMOUS SPACE AT THE CADI AYYAD UNIVERSITY IN MARAKECH, FROM 14-17 NOVEMBER 2016

Marrakech Call to Action from African Civil Society COP-Africa 2016 We, the members of African civil society present at COP 22 in Marrakech in Morocco, following our meeting in the autonomous space on the 14th of November, a meeting which is in line with processes started in Paris on the margins of COP 21, reinforced … More COP-22 Newsletter Feature REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES BY SEVERAL AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE PEOPLE’S AUTONOMOUS SPACE AT THE CADI AYYAD UNIVERSITY IN MARAKECH, FROM 14-17 NOVEMBER 2016

Press Statement: The Matanzimas and Sebes are back!

28 EASTERN CAPE RURAL PEOPLE’S ORGANISATIONS CHALLENGE THE TRADITIONAL AND KHOISAN LEADERSHIP BILL AND THE CURRENT PUBLIC HEARINGS ON THE BILL As 28 organisations representing the mass of the rural people of the Eastern Cape, we call on Parliament to use this week’s Eastern Cape public hearings on the Traditional and KhoiSan Leadership Bill (TKLB) … More Press Statement: The Matanzimas and Sebes are back!

COP-22 Newsletter Feature REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES BY SEVERAL AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE PEOPLE’S AUTONOMOUS SPACE AT THE CADI AYYAD UNIVERSITY IN MARAKECH, FROM 14-17 NOVEMBER 2016

Declaration of Marrakech  We, Moroccan, Maghreb, African and International social movements, assembled in Marrakech during COP22, reaffirm our determination to build and defend climate justice, and to act now in order to ensure global warming remains under the target of 1.5°C – in line with commitments made by heads of state in Paris. The World … More COP-22 Newsletter Feature REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES BY SEVERAL AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE PEOPLE’S AUTONOMOUS SPACE AT THE CADI AYYAD UNIVERSITY IN MARAKECH, FROM 14-17 NOVEMBER 2016