A new catch phrase, "Land Degradation Neutrality", is being brought into play with increasing prominence, with the intention of using the concept to ensure continued ecosystem functionality, broadly speaking. Yet what it delivers potentially locks communities out of their own lands and ultimately provides a licence for unfettered degradation.
- Charles Rukuni in Bulawayo
I have been watching developments in Greece with keen interest because the way the Greek bailout was handled reminded me of what Tanzania's former president Julius Nyerere once said at a function in Japan: "it is very expensive to be poor."
The succession of deals for Nigeria's Mouka mattress company is a sign of bounce in the private equity market that helps family-run companies profit from growing consumer spending trends