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African refugees: Highlighting a forgotten and excluded people

Feb 24, 2016
Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue
580 West Hastings Street Rm 320
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 17' 3.6672" N, 123° 6' 46.4328" W
British Columbia CA
The refugee crisis continues to unfold. Tens of thousands of people are crossing the Mediterranean or reaching Europe by land in the Middle East. But we've also noticed something missing.
Podcast
Jan 25, 2016
Canada in Africa

Canada in Africa: 300 Years of Aid and Exploitation

Redeye
The Canadian government says its aid helps Africa to increase food security and stimulate economic growth. In his new book, Yves Engler argues that this is largely public relations spin.
Podcast
Jan 16, 2016

Challenges facing non-Syrian refugees

Redeye
Privately sponsored refugees from countries like Somalia and Eritrea can face a five-year wait before they're able to come to Canada. Even government-assisted refugees from Africa can wait 18 months.
Podcast
Dec 9, 2015
Agroecology in Africa

Organic methods transform agriculture in Africa

Redeye
For years, corporations have been insisting that fertilizers and GMOs are the only way to feed the world. But a new report shows the remarkable success of agro-ecological methods in Africa.

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