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Mark Cumming Looks Back At The Year Just Gone And What’s Ahead For 2015.

Infographic: Click for full scale version or download here. How do you review a year? One way is to look through the ‘numbers’ and the attached info-graphic highlights some of the vibe off Comhlámh in the last year. While numbers give one insight, it’s not the full story. Mark Cumming, the head of Comhlámh looks back and talks about the year ahead. Another way would

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Where Now For Alternative Trade?

For Focus94 Eamon Murphy of Comhlámh’s Trade Justice Group discussed the future of Alternative Trade, now that the European elections are over. The European Elections have come and gone, and the results have been well dissected by the media. Eleven MEPs from across the political spectrum have taken their seats in Brussels and most people will now turn away, barely concerning themselves with the goings

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Did You Know That In Your Pocket Or Within 5 Feet Of You Lie Minerals From The DRC?

Back in 2010 Stephen Kelly looked at how many of us contribute to bloody violence in this piece that featured in Focus85 Hiding behind a crumbling wall of her family home, Fatuma crouches low so as not to be seen by the group of strangers moving past the banana tree she had been playing under only 30 minutes ago. In that time, much has

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Food Security in Sierra Leone

In Focus89 David Traynor described the attempts of Sierra Leone to strengthen and develop its agricultural sector while protecting the environment   Sierra Leone has faced many challenges since its emergence from a decade of civil war in 2002. In particular returning displaced peoples faced the daunting task of rebuilding their livelihoods. This included rehabilitating their farms, rice fields and livestock numbers. With a

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