By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Last month UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon pointed out the urgent need for interesting and relevant content to attract Africans to the internet. Official statistics can make for grim reading: the continent has less bandwidth than Ireland (World Economic Forum). While it is true Africa is restricted […]
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War, Peace And Development | May 2018
Preface It could be said the world and the global order both stand at a crossroads. Countries have never been so connected as they are today because of the communications revolution that began in the 1990s. The trade linkages brought about by the most recent phase of globalization (post-1980s) have dramatically increased prosperity for some […]
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 […]
Brewing Prosperity Creates Good Jobs
By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY In the Democratic Republic of Congo – home to the world’s largest United Nations peacekeeping mission and decades of bloody civil war – a brewery has not only survived, it has thrived to become a popular brand throughout central Africa. By being a success, the Brasimba brewery […]