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Africa is the world's second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. At about 30.2 million km² (11.7 million sq mi) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4% of the total land area.[2] With 1.0 billion people (as of 2009, see table) in 61 territories, it accounts for about 14.72% of the world's human population.

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27 Janeiro 2023
África

O Grupo do Banco Africano de Desenvolvimento e o Fundo Internacional para o Desenvolvimento Agrícola (FIDA) estão a juntar-se na "Missão 1 para 200" para ajudar 40 milhões de agricultores africanos através de uma nova iniciativa que irá duplicar a produtividade e produzir 100 milhões de toneladas de alimentos para 200 milhões de pessoas. 

 

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25 Janeiro 2023
África
Cabo Verde

Conselheira do secretário-geral da ONU para África, Cristina Duarte, fala sobre a importância de Cabo Verde em ações de enfrentamento à emergência climática; coberto 99,3% por água, o país africano de língua portuguesa é peça-chave nas discussões do continente sobre o tema.


 

 

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Publiée par les éditions Karthala, Politique africaine est une revue, à comité de lecture, pluridisciplinaire d’analyse du politique en Afrique. Créée en 1981 en rupture avec les approches classiques sur l’Afrique, elle s’est imposée en France et à l’étranger, comme une publication de référence pour l’ensemble de la communauté internationale spécialiste du continent.

The African Forest Forum (AFF), also known as African Forestry Forum, is an association of individuals who are committed to advancing the sustainable management, use and conservation of the forest and tree resources of Africa for socio-economic wellbeing of its peoples and for the stability and improvement of its environment. The purpose of the forum is to provide a platform and create an enabling environment for independent and objective analysis, advocacy and advice on relevant policy and technical issues.

The Water Utility Partnership (WUP) for Capacity Building is a partnership organisation founded by the Union of African Water Suppliers (UAWS) and the International Training Network Centers in Africa – CREPA and TREND. Following a consultative meeting on institutional reform in the Water Sector held in Johannesburg in 1996, WUP was established to address key challenges facing utilities and their partners in the region. The primary constituency for WUP is the Union of African Water Suppliers (UAWS), a membership association of utilities in Africa.

L’Organisation Panafricaine des Agriculteurs (Pan-African Farmers’ Organization – PAFO) est une organisation continentale ayant une base de membres composée de Réseaux paysans régionaux. Son Assemblée Constitutive s’est tenue sous le parrainage de l’Union Africaine à Lilongwe, Malawi, du 27 au 29 octobre 2010. 

La PAFO est reconnue comme l’organe représentatif des organisations paysannes africaines au plus haut niveau continental. 

The African Wildlife Foundation, together with the people of Africa, works to ensure the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever. Founded in 1961 at the height of the African independence movement, AWF (then known at the African Wildlife Leadership Foundation) was created to help newly independent African nations and people conserve their own wildlife. AWF’s first approach was to train and educate African conservation professionals.

African Cities Journal aspires to gather existing and future knowledge in the field of urban spaces in Africa through original research articles, as well as more prospective endeavours of theory and methodology. 

Founded over 30 years ago, ACORD is one of the oldest and largest Pan-African organisations. We work in 17 African countries to promote social justice and lift Africans out of poverty. ACORD works with more than one million Africans and 2000 partners on the continent and worldwide.

The Institute for Security Studies is a leading African organisation that enhances human security to enable sustainable development and economic prosperity in Africa. It works across the continent, doing authoritative research, providing expert policy advice and delivering practical training and technical assistance.

ILEG is an independent, non-profit public interest law and policy organization focused on promoting sustainable development. We work with local communities, governments, the private sector and civil society organizations (CSOs) to ensure fair, balanced and equitable development policy choices to improve peoples’ lives and protect the environment. Our work seeks to transform the way governments make decisions that affect the environment and natural resources on which livelihoods depend.

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Friends of Lake Turkana (FoLT) is a grassroots organization, that works with and on behalf of the communities within the greater Turkana basin to demand their collective social, economic, environmental, cultural and territorial rights. Recognizing the anti-patriarchal struggle is a vision expressed in all areas of our work. Our mission is to; demand environmental and climate justice; secure land and territorial rights; advocate for meaningful participation of citizens in budget making processes, resource governance; and provide for women-led community advocacy

 

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Womankind Worldwide is a global women’s rights organisation working in solidarity and equal partnership with women’s rights organisations and movements to transform the lives of women.

 

Our vision is of a just world where the rights of all women are respected, valued and realised.

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