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483) Le nouveau TEC de l'Afrique de l'Ouest ne protège pas ses paysans. Que faire ? Print E-mail
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Lançons un débat sur la nécessité pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest de protéger son agriculture !

Il y a quelques jours, j'ai reçu un courrier de M. Bruno Ouédraogo de la Ligue des Consommateurs du Burkina (LCB). Dans ce courrier Bruno se réjouit de quelques succès et avancées du combat de la Société Civile Africaine. Parmi ces avancées, il note que :

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482) The National Federation of Farmers’ Unions: ”No to large scale Jatropha cultivation in Burkina!” … Print E-mail

”NO TO JATROPHA CULTIVATION … AND OTHER BIOFUELS  IN BURKINA”

This was the position of the National Federation of Farmers’ Unions in 2012, but it has emerged again recently. In an article in its quarterly news bulletin, the CPF explains its stance in the following terms:

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481) Food colonisation or food cooperation – do we have a choice? Print E-mail

Two Mexican tortilla experts arrive in Koudougou

In Burkina the consumption of pasta and bread made from wheat flour is increasing, faster than the population. In Koudougou a new bakery has just been inaugurated. However, Burkina does not grow wheat. But the production of maize is also going up, once again faster than the population. That is how we came to ask ourselves: Should we accept being shaped by globalisation? Every passing year our food dependence becomes more acute. That is why we decided to bring two Mexican chefs to our country!

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