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.
The 2015 Global Nutrition Report contains a lot of numbers. We have been asking panellists at various launch events which they find most interesting and why.
Cambodia does indeed have the opportunity to increase the price of rice independently. Its Phka Rumduol has won “The World’s Best Rice” award ever since it first competed in 2012 — and unprecedented three years in a row.
How Different are Innovation and KAIZEN? Innovation is Like a Lottery. KAIZEN is Invention Without Innovation.
Nic Cheeseman has just produced a book called ‘Democracy in Africa: Successes, Failures and the Struggle for Political Reform” with Cambridge University Press.
In some ways, the SDGs are refreshingly ambitious. Finally the global institutions are getting serious about eradicating poverty.