African Union

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Ending Hunger: The Time to Begin is Now

The 22nd African Union Summit, with the theme Agriculture and Food Security, could not have come at a better time than this. African leaders and civil society organizations are meeting to reaffirm their commitment to food security and adopting new measures to save millions who face imminent danger. Agriculture is

African Women: Pillars of Agriculture but Greatly Marginalized

Women farmers are the pillars of African agriculture. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the agricultural sector employs over two-thirds of all women in Africa who then produce nearly 90 percent of food on the continent. Women are responsible for growing, selling,

Gender Budgeting: It Just Makes Cents!

Today (May 9th) African Union Women Affairs Ministers are kicking off a week-long conference in Addis Ababa in an effort to coordinate new ways of upping women’s economic capacity in Africa through gender budgeting. I’m happy to see a conference such as this happening. In

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