Climate change could kill of pastoralism. (Photo/IRIN).

In This Part Of Kenya 1.3 Million Endure Poverty, Now Worst Drought In Living Memory Pushes More To The Brink

“I used to be a man. Now I live like a dog because I am poor”.


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This Foreign Invader Has Robbed African Farmers Of $3 Billion, And There’s No Silver Bullet To Kill It

As a moth, they are good flyers averaging about 100 kilometres a night. If left untreated, the armyworm can cause crop losses of up to 50%, munching its way through a hectare within 72 hours.


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Pollution is one of the major causes of water scarcity in Nigeria. (Photo/H.W. Schlieper/Flickr).

West African Giant Nigeria Is Water Rich, But Also Very Water Poor

Nigeria is so rich in water resources that many of its 36 states are named after rivers, but only 19% of the population has access to safe drinking water.


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How Chinese authorities choose to act in response to potential speculator strategies is crucial for improving the probability of elephant survival. (Photo/ Flickr' Bas Leenders)

Game Theory And China’s Ivory Ban: Scenarios That Could Save Africa’s Elephants – Or Lead To Their Extinction

We employed reasoning informed by game theory to figure out whether elephant poaching is likely to increase or decrease under each China policy scenario in the future


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Working in a factory in Asmara, Eritrea: Many professional activities based on the quality of the performance cannot, by their own nature, become more productive. (Photo/ Flickr/ Andrea Moroni)

Rethinking The Nature Of Work: Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs, But Here’s A Way Out

The economy is nothing else than a system of social relations. If productivity undermines those relations, the economy itself crumbles, even when profits (at least for someone) may go up.