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.
Share the Burden! Why Unpaid Domestic and Care Work Should be Top of the Agenda
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’.
Resource Politics: Living in the Anthropocene
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’s Aid Manifesto for Own Profits
“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.”
Factors Making Kakamega the Poorest in Kenya
That Kakamega is the poorest County both in relative and absolute terms doesn’t surprise me at all.
Seminar Highlight: IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings 2014
IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings 2014 held several seminars on poverty related issues.
Bhutan to End Poverty and Enter into Another Stage
Bhutan is about to end extreme poverty and need to consider vulnerability to shocks and inequality to realise sustainable poverty reduction.
Mother’s Little Helper
While gender sensitisation is the buzz word of this decade, how exactly does it translate in real life, in social and work scenarios?
The Blind Spot That Is Child Labour
Children working is a common sight in India – young girls carrying water and/or washing utensils…
What Can Social Policy Do in the Post 2015 Agenda?
Sarah Cook, Director of UNRISD, talked about the role of social policy in the post 2015 development agenda.