The voice of the African future in Brussels

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In order to face the new challenges of the 21th century, not in the least providing food security to a growing world population, confronting climate change, and ensuring enough inputs for bio-fuels, Africa will need to pay far more attention to its agricultural development and trade. Agriculture is seen as a strategic sector because of the multiple inputs it provides in a resource efficient and bio-based economy, which requires nothing less than a new technological revolution.

Africa and Europe’s cooperation in agriculture and food security issues occurs within the context of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) which aims to contribute to greater food security and food independence, by improving income opportunities in African agriculture and increasing agricultural trade.

Mazungumzo’s work is focused on highlighting practicable strategies to optimise the agricultural sector as a tool to improve overall economic welfare, while ensuring long-term food security.


February 2, 2016

On 24 February 2016, Mazungumzo held a workshop to discuss the most important issues impacting Africa's agricultural sector, including labour, trade and sustainable productivity, so as to seek practic...

October 8, 2013

On 8 October 2013, the Round Table discussed how research and innovation in technology and market organisation can make significant contributions in Africa’s fight against poverty and food insecurity....

June 26, 2012

In cooperation with the Cercle Royal Africainetd'OutreMer, the African Forum organized a Round Table to explore the impact and benefits of the European Partnership Agreements (EPAs) in African Agricul...

October 12, 2011

On 12 October 2011, Mazungumzo organised a Round Table at the European Parliament.


Round Table on Land Grabbing and Europe's Role in Global Food Security

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