A compilation of data sets related to global development...for the geek in all of us.
Yes – with some limitations, says the ONE Campaign and One Acre Fund.
In recent months food scandals have hit the headlines across the globe with horsemeat being passed off as beef in Europe, rat dressed up as lamb in China and fish being sold as, well other kinds of fish. These may just be the tip of the iceberg. Today’s high and volatile prices mean that concerns […]
Barry Shelley is Oxfam America’s global agriculture and climate change advisor. A recent story by Dan Charles on mysteries related to the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) highlights some critical issues in current SRI debates. First, intensified labor demands can be an obstacle to initial SRI adoption in some locales. Second, since development work must […]
Mining often sets up a direct competition with small-scale agriculture for control of land.
How The US and EU can do a “solid” for poor countries when they negotiate a trade agreement
Why the G8 is made for campaigners
What would future farming look like if we better considered the role of women, risk, farmer-based knowledge, and less reliance on fossil fuel?
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