Zimbabwe

“Silent demise” of world’s vast rangelands threatens food supply of billions, warns UNCCD report

bne IntelliNews May 21, 2024

Sixty-plus experts examine degradation caused by land overuse and misuse, climate change and biodiversity loss.

Russia's nuclear diplomacy binding emerging markets to the Kremlin

Ben Aris in Berlin May 14, 2024

Currently, Rosatom controls approximately 70% of the world export market for the construction of nuclear power plants where emerging powers in the global south are trying to boost their energy production and turning to Moscow for nuclear power.

IMF: Sub-Saharan Africa's growth requires quality education for growing population

Michele Fornino, Andrew Tiffin for the IMF April 26, 2024

Demographic transition may be the biggest single opportunity for the economies of sub-Saharan Africa, but countries will only be able to enjoy the dividends if they make sufficient investment in education.

IMF: Paying Africa’s Climate bill

MICHAEL OLABISI is an assistant professor at Michigan State University April 24, 2024

The world's poorest countries, especially those in Africa, are struggling to pay for a climate crisis they cannot afford.

Disaster season: heat waves sweep the world – in charts and maps

Ben Aris in Berlin April 8, 2024

In the last week temperatures have soared, breaking monthly records in nearly half the countries on the planet. In much of Europe temperatures have reached those of mid-summer in the first week of April.

Could lithium transform Zimbabwe’s economy or will the opportunity be squandered?

Jason Mitchell March 12, 2024

Zimbabwe has Africa’s biggest lithium deposits but China is acquiring many of the mines and a question mark hangs over the extent to which the local population will benefit from the mineral wealth.

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