Yearly Archives: 2008
The argument about the role of US cotton subsidies and fair trade will not go away
DR Congo : Charcoal in the Mist – an overview of environmental security issues and initiatives in the Central Albertine Rift
The Institute for Environmental Security has published Charcoal in the Mist: an overview of environmental security issues and initiatives in the Central Albertine Rift
Problems with accessing the British Library by African scholars.
Americans spend so much time fixated on oil in the Middle East that they generally pay little or not attention to sub-Saharan Africa, which supplies almost as much black gold to the U.S. as the Persian Gulf States.
From May 13 2009 the ‘International Sea-Bed Authority’ will administer what space the African countries are unable to claim as the ‘common heritage of mankind’.
I guess I have been around long enough that I am rarely really shocked. However, a story on IPS News from Malawi caught my eye, and yes – I admit it – I am shocked.