Kenyan miners have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic
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The COVID-19 pandemic has accentuated the existing challenges facing artisanal and small-scale mining in Kenya.
The Emigrant’s Last Sight of Home – a painting by Richard Redgrave, 1858.
Migration helped forge the very social, cultural and economic infrastructures that Britain now seeks to wall off from the rest of the world.
Humboldt Fog chèvre, born in a dream.
California’s artisan cheese-making industry has followed the changing tastes of the state’s population waves, from the mid-1800s through today.
The country needs a new economic strategy that puts small businesses at the core of the development strategy.
South Africa’s 14 point plan to achieve economic recovery lacks detail and vision of how the country is going to get itself out the prevailing economic crisis.
Artisans are crucial for any economy.
The history of artisanal training and employment in South Africa has been one of systematic social exclusion and inequality.
Unlike manufacturing, craft involves risk and unpredictability.
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In a bid to capitalise on the “artisanal” trend, fast food companies are craft-washing their mass produced products.
Artisanal, free trade, fair trade organic?
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