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  • Aging, Depression and Disease in South Africa
    Manoj K. Pandey is Lecturer in Economics, Development Policy Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia; Vani S. Kulkarni is Lecturer in Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA; and Raghav Gaiha is (Honorary) Professorial Fellow, Global Development Institute, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
  • Alternative Mining Indaba Makes Its Voice Heard
    “Comrades, we have arrived. This cherry is eight years awaited. We have made it to this place,” Bishop Jo Seoka told the crowd, pausing to allow for the whistles and cheers. Seoka, the chairman of a South African NGO called the Bench Marks Foundation, presided over the crowd of protesters that was busy verbally releasing […]
  • Still in Limbo, Somaliland Banking on Berbera
    Crossing African borders by land can be an intimidating process (it’s proving an increasingly intimidating process nowadays in Europe and the US also, even in airports). But crossing from Ethiopia to Somaliland at the ramshackle border town of Togo-Wuchale is a surreally pleasant experience. Immigration officials on the Somaliland side leave aside the tough cross-examination […]
  • Improved Cookstoves Boost Health and Forest Cover in the Himalayas
    Mountain communities in the Himalayan region are almost entirely dependent on forests for firewood even though this practice has been identified as one of the most significant causes of forest decline and a major source of indoor air pollution. Improper burning of fuels such as firewood in confined spaces releases a range of dangerous  air […]
  • Worst Drought in Decades Drives Food Price Spike in East Africa
    The most severe drought in decades, which has struck parts of Ethiopia and is exacerbated by a particularly strong El Niño effect, has led to successive failed harvests and widespread livestock deaths in some areas, and humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of 2015, the United Nations warns. East Africa’s ongoing drought has sharply […]
  • Togolese to Lead the Fight against Rural Poverty
    Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo, former Prime Minister of Togo, has been appointed as the sixth President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a specialised UN agency and international financial institution that invests in eradicating rural poverty in developing countries around the world. “I have come from the rural world. I have first-hand knowledge of […]
  • Ravaging Drought Deepens in Kenya
    This story updates Kenyans Turn to Wild Fruits and Insects as Drought Looms published on Jan. 31, 2016.

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