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Economic Community of West African States
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activity, particularly industry, transport...
Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
International Crisis Group
The International Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict. The International Crisis Group is now generally recognized as the world's leading i...

News Releases

World Press Freedom Day: Statement from the Media Foundation for West Africa
2009-05-02
Media Foundation for West Africa
The theme for this year's celebration of World Press Freedom Day, Media, Dialogue and Mutual Understanding, could not have been more appropriate in any other year than this one, particularly for count...

Sources Select Resources

Cotton-pickin trade
US and European growers receive government subsidies while farmers in Mali struggle to survive on 300$ a year
Day. Elizabeth
Article
2010
The Guardian
Inequity in the global tradiing system of cotton means that farmers in West Africa struggle to survive. International prices have been driven down by subsidies and disproportionately disadvantage the ...
How Boko Haram Is Changing International Politics in Western and Central Africa
Rakotomalala, Lova
Article
2015
Global Voices
Two suicide attacks on June 22 in Maroua, northern Cameroon, left several people dead and many others wounded. Ten days earlier, 15 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack at a crowded market in N...
Media Alert West Africa
2006-2007: Annual State of the Media Report
Book
2008
Media Foundation for West Africa
An annual publication on the poltiical, economic and social conditions of the media in West Africa published by the Media Foundation for West Africa.
Neoliberal Ebola: The Agroeconomic Origins of the Ebola Outbreak
Wallace, Rob
Article
2015
Independent Science News
Wallace describes the rise of Ebola, connecting its outbreak to capital-driven shifts in land and changes in the agroeconomic context.
Senegal's fishing community will act on foreign fleets if government doesn't
Senegal's fisherman blame foreign trawlers for taking their catch
Vidal, John
Article
2012
The Guardian
Annual catches by local fishermen in Senegal are down seventy-five percent from catches ten years ago, resulting in hunger and economic instability. Community leaders in Senegal are warning developed ...
World Press Freedom Day: Statement from the Media Foundation for West Africa
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Media Foundation for West Africa
The theme for this year's celebration of World Press Freedom Day, Media, Dialogue and Mutual Understanding, could not have been more appropriate in any other year than this one, particularly for count...

Sources Bookshelf

Media Alert West Africa
2006-2007: Annual State of the Media Report
Book
2008
An annual publication on the poltiical, economic and social conditions of the media in West Africa published by the Media Foundation for West Africa.


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