Yearly Archives: 2008

Africa Economy Mali : Cotton – A tale of woe

The argument about the role of US cotton subsidies and fair trade will not go away

Categories: AFRICA, ECONOMY, ENVIRONMENT IN AFRICA, Mali

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

Categories: AFRICA, Congo, Democratic Republic of, ENVIRONMENT IN AFRICA, Papers and Reports

African scholars and the British Library – a warning

Problems with accessing the British Library by African scholars.

Categories: AFRICA, EDUCATION in Africa

The US and African Oil

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.

Categories: AFRICA, BOOKS ABOUT AFRICA, ENVIRONMENT IN AFRICA