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Guess Who’s Behind Paralysis on COVID19 in the UN Committee on World Food Security

By Nora McKeonROME, Oct 19 2021 – ‘COVID 19 has multiplied hunger and malnutrition challenges. We need transformative action!’ The first speaker at the UN Committee on World ...

For the South, all Roads in Global Economic Governance Lead to Inequality & Vulnerability

The IMF and G20 concluded their Annual Meetings without real solutions to debt crises, fiscal austerity and financing shortfalls across the Global South. Credit: hrw.org By Bhumika ...

Inflation Bogey Blocking Recovery

By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 2021 – The bogey of inflation has been revived. Dubious pre-pandemic economic progress, fiscal constraints ...

Turning Carriers of Water into Managers of Water

Erratic water supplies mean women in urban Zimbabwean cities, like Bulawayo, need to fetch water from water points. Studies have shown that while water, sanitation and hygiene are ...

What Fate for Three Billion of Humans Who Are Born Equals?

Women produce between 60 and 80 per cent of food in developing countries but own only 2 per cent of land worldwide. Credit: Kristin Palitza/IPS By Baher KamalMADRID, Oct 18 2021 – ...

Hamburgers and Climate Change

Will the United States and the other major meat consuming countries choose to significantly reduce their beef consumption and move to plant-based diets as part of measures to address ...

A School & Cultural Institution Aims to Level the Playing Field for Women & Girls in Rural Uganda

The construction of the Tat Sat Community Academy (TaSCA) in Kasasa, Uganda. While the project seeks to improve the livelihoods of all community members, there is a particular emphasis ...

We Will Never Give Up the Slavery Reparations Fight, say Caribbean Rastafarians

Ras Bongo Wisely Tafari (far right) holds on to the CARICOM’s symbol of the reparatory justice movement, the reparations baton, in Castries, Saint Lucia. Credit: Alison Kentish/IPS By ...

Inclusive Education to Break the Cycles of Poverty

Street Library in Mayotte, July 2016. Credit: François Phliponeau/ATD Fourth World – Centre Joseph Wresinski By Olivier De Schutter and Donald LeeNEW YORK, Oct 15 2021 – ...

QE, or No QE, That is the Question?

Credit: wwww.imf.org By Alexander Kozul-WrightGENEVA, Oct 15 2021 – The guardians of the global economy convened in Washington this week to discuss their latest global growth ...

Table Banking Helping Women in Kenya to Put Food on the Table

Food table banking is turning the tables on the systematic and systemic financial exclusion of women. Credit: Joyce Chimbi/IPS By Joyce ChimbiNAIROBI, Oct 15 2021 – Pascaline ...

Cuba’s Power Crisis Drives Home Need to Accelerate Energy Transition

A worker walks through the facilities of the Carlos Manuel de Céspedes thermoelectric plant in the central province of Cienfuegos. Most of Cuba’s thermoelectric plants, almost ...

Argentina’s Small Farming Communities Reach Consumers Online

One of the Argentine small farmer groups participating in the digital marketing project uses agroecological irrigation and tomato crushing techniques in the province of Mendoza. CREDIT: ...

Weather for Nigeria

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