While developing countries struggle to overcome poverty and hunger, US politicians want to punish poor people.
To eradicate (or at least reduce) hunger, information on who is hungry, where, and why, and what the trends are is absolutely essential.
How The US and EU can do a “solid” for poor countries when they negotiate a trade agreement
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Women grow the majority of the world’s food—and are also the majority of the world’s hungry because of vast inequalities in resources and power.
This isn’t just a treat to help cows beat the heat; in fact, it shows how US farmers are resorting to extreme measures to deal with the worst drought in 50 years. Unfortunately, poor people don't have that option.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton makes her first visit to South Sudan Friday, making her the highest-ranking US official to visit the world’s newest country. Her trip could not come at a more important time. The UN Security Council gave South Sudan and Sudan until August 2 to move forward with political negotiations and enabling […]
For the sorcerers who practice the dark arts of politics, the hot summer months are generally known for their focus on triviality, hyperbole and petty posturing. This “silly season” is marked mostly by frivolous debates over manufactured controversies as voters tune out and cook out in parks and backyards across the country. So it comes […]
Despite South Sudan’s huge potential and abundant natural resources, half a century of marginalization and conflict has left the country severely impoverished. One year after independence, yearly one million recent returnees struggle to find their feet in a land technically at peace but still very much in crisis.