African Voices in Europe
Agriculture, poverty and aid
Across the globe 1.2 billion people live in absolute poverty. Of these, almost 300 million live in sub-Saharan Africa. The majority of these people are small-scale farmers and livestock keepers.
The European Commission's (EC) aid programme should offer hope in the face of this crisis, yet it is failing to reach those who need it most. Urgent reforms are required to avert future humanitarian crises and conflict.
African Voices in Europe exposes the failures of EC aid to reach farmers and livestock keepers across Africa, and explores how EC aid could be more effectively targeted to achieve its objective of poverty reduction. More ...