Archive for November 2012

‘Feast & Sacrifice’ finalist in Academy Awards

Nov 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Top Story, Video

Feast & Sacrifice is a carefully observed portrait of a Senegalese family living on the ragged edges of globalization. Questions of work, gender, and aspirations emerge as the family prepares for the biggest holiday of the year, the Islamic Feast of the Sacrifice.



Biofuels in The Guardian

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Stories

British firms have acquired more land in Africa for controversial biofuel plantations than companies from any other country, a Guardian investigation has revealed.

Half of the 3.2m hectares (ha) of biofuel land identified – in countries from Mozambique to Senegal – is linked to 11 British companies, more than any other country.