Sri Lanka’s ongoing drought is not only a humanitarian crisis, but also an economic one, as the country’s economy suffers on multiple fronts.
Tanzania is facing growing instability, fueled by mounting concerns over emerging food shortages. The government is sending mixed messages, blaming the opposition for the shortages.
Akinwunmi Adesina implemented bold policy reforms in Nigeria’s agricultural sector, with innovative agricultural investment programs to expand opportunities for all. These reforms are only being continued and expanded under his leadership of the African Development Bank.
Aung San Suu Kyi will need to implement difficult reforms in order to fully bring Myanmar into the globalized economy.
Southeast Asia is expected to face the worst effects of global warming in the next 30 to 50 years. This will have a significant impact on regional economies and livelihoods.