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Chocolate Nations : Living and Dying for Cocoa in West Africa
Speculation, pests, political corruption, taxation, land rights, civil war and the IMF are forces at play in this investigation of cocoa agriculture and export in West Africa.
An Economic History of West Africa
An examination of the economy of West Africa from the fifteenth to the twentieth century.
Neoliberal Ebola: The Agroeconomic Origins of the Ebola Outbreak
Wallace describes the rise of Ebola, connecting its outbreak to capital-driven shifts in land and changes in the agroeconomic context.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 21, 2018: What are we eating?
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
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What are we eating? A simple question which opens up a labyrinth of devilishly complex issues about production and distribution, access to land, control of water, prices, health and safety, migrant la...
The Scramble for Africa: White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912
Describes the brief vicious scramble by Europe's imperial powers to seize colonies throughout the continent of Africa. Pakenham strips the impresarios of imperialism of their veneer of Victorian heroi...
The Slave Trade: The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440 - 1870
A comprehensive history of the Atlantic slave trade in which approximiately eleven million black slaves were carried from Africa to the Americas to work on plantations, in mines, or as servants in hou...
The Socialist Register 1967: Volume 4: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
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Ontario Council for International Cooperation
OCIC is a coalition of seventy organizations involved in international development and global education in Ontario which are active in Asia, Africa and Latin America. OCIC assists its members to co-or...
PLAN International Canada
Plan International Canada strives to achieve lasting improvements in the quality of life of children, families and communities in more than 30 developing countries in Africa, Asia and Central and Sout...
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US and European growers receive government subsidies while farmers in Mali struggle to survive on 300$ a year
Inequity in the global tradiing system of cotton means that farmers in West Africa struggle to survive. International prices have been driven down by subsidies and disproportionately disadvantage the ...
How Boko Haram Is Changing International Politics in Western and Central Africa
Two suicide attacks on June 22 in Maroua, northern Cameroon, left several people dead and many others wounded. Ten days earlier, 15 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack at a crowded market in N...
Media Alert West Africa
2006-2007: Annual State of the Media Report
An annual publication on the poltiical, economic and social conditions of the media in West Africa published by the Media Foundation for West Africa.
Senegal's fishing community will act on foreign fleets if government doesn't
Senegal's fisherman blame foreign trawlers for taking their catch
Annual catches by local fishermen in Senegal are down seventy-five percent from catches ten years ago, resulting in hunger and economic instability. Community leaders in Senegal are warning developed ...
World Press Freedom Day: Statement from the Media Foundation for West Africa
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The theme for this year's celebration of World Press Freedom Day, Media, Dialogue and Mutual Understanding, could not have been more appropriate in any other year than this one, particularly for count...