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Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Tapping Africa’s Beer Market

Leading breweries are racing to capitalize on Africa’s massive potential consumer market, but risks remain for both investors and host countries Across Europe and North America, leading breweries must contend

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Will Sisi succeed in taking on Egypt’s subsidies?

To make Egypt a more attractive home for investment, President Sisi made tackling unsustainable food and energy subsidies a top priority. A year later, it is still unclear whether Sisi’s

Natural resources and energy Sub-Saharan Africa

Is food security prompting a new race for Africa?

Rising food security concerns are driving developed countries to negotiate alarmingly large land purchases across the global south. While Western Europe led the colonization of Africa in the 19th century,

Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy

Laos’ Mekong dam construction threatens food security

With a reported 60 million people dependent on the Mekong River’s ecological environment, the Lao government’s decision to build a new dam in the Don Sahong area is ringing alarm bells throughout

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Zimbabwe Remains Calm Despite Election Fraud Allegations

The 31 July presidential election in Zimbabwe pitted Robert Mugabe, the African country’s president for 33 years, against his long-time political rival Morgan Tsvangirai in a contest that, according to

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Qatar Pursues Water and Food Security

The 2013 Arab Competitiveness Report produced by the World Economic Forum ranked Qatar as the most competitive Arab nation and the 11th most competitive country in the world. This listing