Ghana’s northern region would be more developed now had it received a fairer share of colonial investments.
Controlled burns can benefit ecosystems and prevent wildfires burning out of control.
African states need to align both taxation and public spending with public opinion.
Recent developments in the organisation of production have led to the decline of wage employment across much of the world.
The abandonment of crop farming fields isn’t new. But some researchers say it’s accelerated in the last two decades.
The $4 billion that foundations are pledging to spend within five years amounts to less than 1 percent of what businesses and governments spend on global warming every year.
Nigeria’s economy is indeed under severe strain but sub-Saharn Africa’s most populus nation won’t solve its economic problems via an emergency national confab.
The modernisation of agriculture has been touted by economists and the IMF as a way of reducing poverty in sub-Saharan Africa. But caution about the benefits of the Green Revolution is advisable.