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Food crisis: time to break the cycle

Note to the editor:  Africa’s poor, particularly, are hard hit by the recurrent global food crisis. In this analysis for Africa Renewal, Masimba Tafirenyika argues for urgent reforms in the global food system in order to break the vicious circle … Continue reading

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After independence, what next for South Sudan?

Note to the editor:  South Sudan became the newest nation in the world on 9 July when it gained independence, fuelling hopes of an end to the bloody war it fought with the north. However, in this report for Africa … Continue reading

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Africa’s Group of 33

Since 1971 when the least developed countries (LDCs) category was created by the UN, sub-Saharan African countries have dominated the list. Four decades later, with 33 members (only 14 of the region’s 47 countries are not LDCs), sub-Saharan Africa still … Continue reading

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