Agribusiness + Food Security

A small sample by theme of stories previously published in the UNOSSC (United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation) e-newsletter Development Challenges, South-South Solutions. It was published from 2006 to 2014.  Agribusiness + Food Security Southern Innovator Issue 3: Agribusiness and Food Security: How agribusiness and food security can help in the push to meet the […]

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Texting For Cheaper Marketplace Food With SokoText

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  An international group of graduate-social entrepreneurs from the London School of Economics (LSE) is pioneering a way to reduce food prices in Kenya using mobile phones. Answering a call to action to address global food insecurity by the Hult Prize (hultprize.org), the team members looked at […]

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Food Diplomacy Next Front for South’s Nations

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  The meal is a universal bonding ritual, a time for families or friends to socialize and catch up on the day’s activities. Food has the ability to transcend cultures and societies when humour, the arts, and diplomacy cannot. A person may know nothing about a particular […]

Texting for Cheaper Marketplace Food with SokoText

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY An international group of graduate-social entrepreneurs from the London School of Economics (LSE) is pioneering a way to reduce food prices in Kenya using mobile phones. Answering a call to action to address global food insecurity by the Hult Prize (hultprize.org), the team members looked […]