21 December 2014

CICODEV at the European Parliament Featured

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"On 11th Dec, 2014, Amadou Kanoute attended and made a presentation at a conference at the European Parliament, organised by AEFJN -Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network- and sponsored by the Socialist MEP Marie Arena (S & D).

Amadou Kanoute, presented the preliminary results of a study on the effectiveness of international instruments such as the FAO voluntary guidelines on responsible Governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests in the context of national food security.
The study focuses on the case of mining industry in Koudiadiène in the rural community of Cherif Lo, Thies, Senegal.
The conference debates under the title: "Bridging the gap between policy and practice: international principles and large-scale land acquisitions in Africa" brought together European parliamentarians, civil society and NGOs as AFSA (Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa) and OXFAM.

Click here to read the presentation of Amadou Kanoute (french version).

 

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