Interview with Mario Morcone, director of the Italian Refugee Council (CIR), former chief of staff of Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti (2017-18) and International Cooperation and Integration Minister Andrea Riccardi (2011-13).
CIR is an independent humanitarian NGO born in 1990 that operates at national, European and North African level to defend the rights of refugees and asylum seekers.
Migrants can help revive European agriculture, says Michele NORI, Research Fellow at the European University Institute. In a wide-ranging interview, Nori explains how youthful Africans and North Africans are already reviving rapidly aging areas of Europe and providing essential labor to till the fields.
Africa is rich in natural resources and has the capability to feed itself. What accounts for this failure? It’s a toxic combination of poor governance, gender inequality, corruption and climate change, according to Million Belay, Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation, Member of the Advisory Board and Coordinator of Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa.