Shalin 2015

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Out of Africa Film Festival – Raising awareness through cinema

  Biggest movie stars of Africa, filming workshops, human rights, women empowerment, red carpet; Out of Africa International Film Festival (OOAIFF) is here! HAFF, Helsinki African Film Festival, is co operating with OOAIFF, based in Nairobi, and we are in the front row, following the idea forming into action. OOAIFF is organized for the first time this year 30.10.-1.11. It is a platform that brings...

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Out of Africa Film Festival – Raising awareness through cinema

Agribusiness modelling in Africa

It has been a hectic week in Nairobi, Kenya. We attended African Agribusiness Incubator Conference which gathered together organizations, farmers, institutions, research institutes and universities as well as private sector represents. They were there to discuss, innovate and network to create new scenarios for the agribusiness of Africa. Even though we knew already that agriculture is the most important sector in the economy of the...

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Agribusiness modelling in Africa

Live from Dar: daily life, facilities and opportunities

  Dar-es-Salaam is the main city in Tanzania. The population has been growing at a steady pace of 5,6 %, and nowadays the population is compared to the current population figures estimated at over 5 million inhabitants (which is the whole population of Finland). It is one of the fastest-growing cities in sub-Saharan Africa and thus keeps expanding, reaching now 35km between the Northern limit...

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Live from Dar: daily life, facilities and opportunities

Sharing your Skills efficiently is a major part of Development

  It has been almost two months since I arrived in this huge, sunny, chaotic, stirred and lively city of Dar es Salaam. I have begun to understand its rules and customs and I am also able to manage basic Swahili chats and bargaining. I am adapting myself to this city as I slowly start to tame it!   Jumping midway to an ongoing project...

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Sharing your Skills efficiently is a major part of Development


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