“Uganda is a land of difficulties,” said Vicky Alobo. “Big and small.”
Alobo is a farmer in northern Uganda’s Ywaya village.
“There are caterpillars and aphids and other pests,” she said, counting on her fingers. 1,097 more words
We all read articles about the obesity epidemic in the ‘developed countries’ like the US for instance. Gastric bands surgeries offered to overweight patients on the NHS (the UK’s National Health system) caused polemic discussions and we also have seen various campaigns aiming to tackle obesity. 329 more words
Historically, foreign direct investment, or FDI, has flowed mostly in one direction, from developed economies to developing economies. A typical example would be a car manufacturer setting up a factory in China or Mexico, where it can benefit from lower labor costs and sell its products into the local market. 175 more words