The International Trade Framework and Recurring Food Crises

By Ranja Sengupta* The writer works as Senior Researcher and Coordinator of the Trade Programme of Third World Network (TWN) PENANG, Malaysia | 19 June 2024 (IDN) — The early stretch of the twenty-first century has been partly defined by recurring food crises, food price volatility, and uncertainty over agricultural production and distribution. Much of […]

Agricultural Future of Africa Lies in Agroecology

By Million Belay* KAMPALA, Uganda | 19 June 2023 (IDN) — A premise which has its roots in traditional knowledge and ecological principles, some people may find the term agroecology mysterious or esoteric. However, far from being an abstract concept, agroecology can be a lifeline for long-lasting food systems, providing a route that links the […]

Kenyan Bishops Slate Proposed Tax Hikes

By Lisa Vives, Global Information Network NEW YORK | 16 June 2024 (IDN) — In a lengthy statement, members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops are warning against passage of the 2024 finance bill, which if passed, they say, would hurt the vast majority of the country’s poor. The bishops criticized the proposed slew […]

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