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Going back to the salt mines

Dallol of the Afar Regional State is considered to be the hottest inhabited place on earth with temperature regularly soaring above 37 degrees Celsius and  reaching a searing 50 degrees. 1,740 more words


Trip report: Responsible Data for Humanitarian Response

On February 24/25 2015, the peace informatics lab and the Dutch ministry of foreign affairs joined forces to organise a two-days meeting around responsible data for humanitarian response in Den Haag. 1,195 more words


The future of our children lies with Africa

If the future of the world is with our children, then the future of our children lies with Africa.

Here’s why.

Population growth all but slid off the international policy dining table. 1,396 more words


How does land tenure affect agricultural productivity? A systematic review

By Steven Lawry – February 24, 2015

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A lot of us who may come from the West assume that land rights certification, registration or titling are important attributes of any kind of land tenure or property rights system. 1,266 more words

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Commerzbank testing the waters in Ethiopia

Commerzbank is a leading international commercial bank with branches and offices in more than 50 countries BASED IN Germany. The core markets of Commerzbank are Germany and Poland. 1,187 more words


Reforming the African Growth and Opportunity Act to grow agriculture trade

Joshua Meltzer | February 23, 2015

The importance of growing Africa’s agriculture exports

The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), signed into law in 2000, is the key underpinning to U.S.-Africa trade and investment. 2,279 more words

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Development - A Two-way Initiative

Despite the wide range of criticism facing it, the United Nations has a good reputation of being in the forefront of peacekeeping, peacebuilding, conflict prevention and humanitarian assistance activities. 841 more words