The Many Sides of African Food Insecurity

In a new paper, the IMF describes the prevalence of sub-Saharan food insecurity, its causes, and what needs to be targeted to diminish it.

How Have Our Chickens Changed?

With the world’s population growing and what we eat changing, we need to continue boosting our agricultural productivity.

What the OX Adds to Rwanda’s Cold Chain

Much more than an ice box, a refrigerator is a link in the cold chain that countries like Rwanda want to join.

Are We Near Peak Population?

While we know that soon the world will have eight billion people, the debate continues about when we will reach peak population.

Playing Chicken With Export Nationalism

Because of Malaysia’s export nationalism, Singapore’s consumers could face shortages of their beloved chicken rice dish.

How Russia’s Ukraine Invasion Harmed Nepal

Rippling around the world, the Russian invasion’s impact has been felt as far away as the land, labor, and capital in Nepal’s economy.

Why Zimbabwe Laundered Money

With a renewed need to launder tattered U.S.dollar bills, we have the return of Zimbabwe inflation and their problematic monetary policy.

What Democracy Did To a Goat

The production of Mongolian Cashmere increased as Mongolia made the transitioned from communism to democracy and capitalism.

The Sad Tale of the Tuna Bond Affair

While Mozambique’s tuna bond affair is country-specific, its need to borrow is typical for all low income countries.

How the Middle Income Trap Could Ensnare China

Hoping to avoid the middle income trap, China is taking the less typical socialist route through their “common prosperity” policies.