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A khat plantation in Kenya. The stimulant’s prohibition in the UK was a bitter-sweet blow for growers, who now enjoy state support for the first time. Reuters/Thomas Mukoya

Khat and its changing politics in Kenya and Somalia after UK ban

Options for exports of the stimulant khat are becoming ever more constrained. The anti-khat campaign that was successful in the UK is now eyeing new victories in Somalia and Kenya.
We’re used to abundance, but Brexit makes it all seem more fragile. Eric/Flickr

How Brexit threatens Britain’s food security

We only have enough food stocks to last 3-5 days, and Brexit has suddenly made things seem worryingly fragile.
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Brexit is on: Britain votes to leave the EU – experts respond

The UK has delivered a shock to the world's largest economic and political group.

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