Issues / Food & Farm
With annual lending to Latin American countries surpassing $8 billion annually, the IDB has significant influence over the region’s economies.
According to World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz, it is an extraordinary moment in historyi for Africa.
The Bush administration seems to be applying its "for us or against us" anti-terrorism formula to trade policy.
Cutting farm subsidies will help agriculture.
It is time India realizes that it has to develop its own low-cost farming strategies, suited to the needs of the country.
While governments seem blind to the ways their policies enforce hunger and impoverishment for hundreds of millions of people, others see this harsh reality with clarity.
The ink was hardly dry on the furious newspaper editorials inspired by the Bush administration's decision to protect the steel industry when along comes the Farm Bill to further stoke the fire.
As the American and allied military forces continue to operate in Afghanistan, the world is increasingly getting dragged into yet another war--the war for food supremacy.
Water resources are becoming ever more scarce, and a lot more hot politics regarding water will be coming up in the near future.
The U.S. government has made the rigorous enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR) a top priority of its foreign policy, using international trade negotiations as the means of continually ratcheting up the terms.