BANGULA, 26 April 2012 - Dorothy Dyton, her husband and seven children used to make a living farming just over a hectare near the town of Bangula in southern Malawi’s Chikhwawa District.
HANOI, 24 April 2012 — Climate change threatens to reduce catches from fisheries and worsen hunger among some of sub-Saharan Africa's poorest people, who rely on fish as a major source of protein and earnings, according to new research from the International Institute for Environment and Deve
FREETOWN, 20 March 2012 - In southeastern Sierra Leone’s Pujehun District, the small village of Kortumahun sits at the edge of orderly rows of hundreds of thousands of bright green palm oil seedlings.
UNITED NATIONS, Feb 21, 2012 - The international community has failed to grapple with the real underlying political and economic issues facing the troubled East African nation of Somalia, which has been surviving without an effective government for over two decades, according to a new study relea
The Strauss Center's Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) program released the new CCAPS conflict dashboard today, enabling analysts to assess high-level conflict trends and detailed event data simultaneously.
February 10, 2012, KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan and the breakaway nation of South Sudan have been locked in an exceedingly dangerous game of brinkmanship over billions of gallons of oil, seizing tankers, shutting down wells and imperiling the tenuous, American-backed peace that has held — just barely
Up for Grabs. Millions of hectares of customary land in PNG stolen for logging. Sydney: Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
Squeezing Africa dry: behind every land grab is a water grab. Barcelona: GRAIN.
Malaria and Agriculture. A Global Review of the Literature With a Focus on the Application of Integrated Pest and Vector Management in East Africa and Uganda. IFPRI Discussion Paper 01232. Washington, DC: IFPRI.
The Rise of Large Farms in Land Abundant Countries. Do They Have a Future? Policy Research Working Paper 5588. March 2011. Washington D.C.: World Bank.
Contested Urban Land: Approaching Land Management and Land-based Conflicts in Urban Somaliland. Hargeisa, Somaliland and Duisburg, Germany: Academy for Peace and Development (APD) and Institute for Development and Peace (INEF).
The Trouble with the Congo. Local Violence and the Failure of International Peacebuilding. Cambridge University Press.