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National Sensitisation Workshop on the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) and Poverty Reduction

This was the first event organised by CUTS ARC on the EIF project. The workshop was held on January 23, 2009 at Cresta Golf View, Lusaka. The objectives of the workshop were:

to sensitise participants on the EIF for Poverty Reduction Project;

to create awareness and share views on the EIF process; and

to create a wider platform for the debate over the EIF processes.

The workshop was attended by 50 participants from various organisations including representatives from the government and the Finnish Embassy, private sector, civil society organisations (CSOs) and the media.


October 2016

Call for a multilateral competition regime

By Pradeep S Mehta

Control over the global food value chain is getting consolidated in fewer private hands, posing serious security concerns

Four current multibillion-dollar deals in the agriculture sector are ringing alarm bells around the world—the takeovers of Syngenta by ChemChina and of Monsanto by Bayer; and the mergers between Dow Chemical and DuPont, and between Potash and Agrium. Consequently, the global agricultural input market will get further concentrated, which in turn would have an impact on the global food value chain (GFVC). More October 2016