According to Assétou, GMOs and industrial agriculture further entrenched inequalities between women and men.
The 2006 U.S./Ethiopia invasion of Somalia has spiraled into ever more foreign intervention/local radicalization, which has caused a great deal of human suffering.
Ian speaks to development issues of all kinds, sustainability, how to lie with statistics and the future of development.
Municipalities in many African countries, with support from foreign donors, have introduced PPM over the past five or so years, typically beginning with a pilot program.
Nigerian activist and author Nnimmo Bassey on climate change, system change and Stephen Harper.
By abandoning the UNCCD, the Conservatives have acquired for Canada the status of a rogue state against the environment.
When Canada became the only country to abandon the UN Desertification Convention, it didn't just further isolate itself on the world stage; it also showed a disregard for the risks of drought at home.
Participants from occupied Western Sahara joined the opening march of the World Social Forum 2013 in Tunisia. (Photo: MaghrebEmergent)
The Canadian government’s big announcement for this year’s Prospectors and Developers Association conference (PDAC) was a pair of investment agreements, with Cameroon and Zambia.
France perpetrated two large deceptions in conducting its military intervention into Mali six weeks ago. These have been universally accepted in mainstream media reporting.