Over the last few years we have been studying the relationships between land, markets and employment in commercial agriculture Zimbabwe.
There is a rush on for African farmland – a phenomenon unmatched since colonial times. Africa’s land rush, and the implications for rural livelihoods and agrarian change…
One of the welcome pieces of news from the 2015 Global Nutrition Report is that Bangladesh, a country with one of the highest undernutrition burdens in the world, is on course to meet global targets for stunting reduction.
A 2013 report from the World Bank — Where have all the poor gone? — showed that the single factor that lifted more Cambodians out of poverty than anything else, over the last decade, was a global increase in the price of rice.
Sierra Leone is a country endowed with mineral resources but the amount of revenue that has been generated from the sector has been quite low.
Sustained economic growth for Kenya has been an elusive target. For decades it has been middle-of-the-pack within East Africa, and fallen only slightly above the continental average when measuring GDP growth.
The Forum was organized by the US Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the European Federation of Associations of Dietitians and the International Confederations of Dietetic Associations.
It appears in the ‘short books for big ideas’ agrarian and peasant studies series, and tries to offer a readable overview of the key debates, as well as suggesting important new directions.
The new Global Hunger Index is out. This is the annual report from Concern, Welt Hunger Hilfe and IFPRI that measures hunger and ranks countries on progress.
There was much discussion about small-scale and artisanal mining at the STEPS Centre’s Resource Politics conference last month.