Food security in Africa is challenged in three key ways – by competition between food and cash crops, by constrained access to productive resources, and through social norms.
On Sunday 6th September in Ankara, Turkey, Chatham House convened an International Policy Forum on ‘Empowering Women for Economic Growth: The smart choice for the G20’.
There are panels looking at everything from mining to wildlife to carbon to water, with big themes cross-cutting on: Scarcity, politics and securitization; Resource grabbing…
“Japan will modify the Overseas Development Assistance Charter with more focus on Japan’s national profits, and assertively and strategically use ODA to contribute to international development.”
That Kakamega is the poorest County both in relative and absolute terms doesn’t surprise me at all.
IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings 2014 held several seminars on poverty related issues.
Bhutan is about to end extreme poverty and need to consider vulnerability to shocks and inequality to realise sustainable poverty reduction.
While gender sensitisation is the buzz word of this decade, how exactly does it translate in real life, in social and work scenarios?
Children working is a common sight in India – young girls carrying water and/or washing utensils…
Sarah Cook, Director of UNRISD, talked about the role of social policy in the post 2015 development agenda.