Tag Archives: Agriculture

China: The Year of the Pig (Flu)

Pigs’ centrality to life in China is reflected in the Mandarin character for home which depicts a pig under a roof.

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Russia’s Amber Waves of Grain

Being the largest country by land area helps keep Russia one of the world’s big breadbowl economies.

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South Africa’s Land Question

The reactions to the National Assembly’s motion to amend South Africa’s constitution for the expropriation of land without compensation underscore how divided South Africa remains.

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Mugabe Out: Cameroon’s Leader is Now Africa’s Second-Longest Ruling

Cameroon’s Paul Biya now takes the place of Zimbabwe’s Mugabe as Africa’s second-longest ruling leader.

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Dumping Peanuts in Haiti

Stop calling “aid” what really is about supply management for US agricultural interests.

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Singapore Goes Green

A unique urban farming project thrives in the heart of Singapore.

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Where the Manufacturing Jobs Are

What percentage of U.S. jobs does the manufacturing sector account for?

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Morocco’s Future in Farming Cooperatives

An updated system of local cooperation could help rural Morocco meet its true potential.

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The Inexorable End of the Africa Story

Is all the excitement about the future of Africa’s economy really justified? Or is the continent’s success mostly just a commodities story?

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China’s Urban Billion: Civilizing the Cities

Can China’s cities by 2030 really accommodate one billion residents — equal to one in every eight people on the planet?

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