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US Efforts Have Shown That We Need Better Foreign Aid—Not More of It

In the News
Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

Elizabeth Shackelford explains why we must change the culture of international aid to ensure that more isn’t equated with better and that short-term stability isn’t preserved at the cost of long-term progress.

Food aid in South Sudan
REUTERS
International Development

Ten Years Later, What Went Wrong in South Sudan

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

A decade ago this week, South Sudan declared independence. But the hope and optimism of statehood quickly evaporated—just like international attention and support.

Hunger in South Sudan
REUTERS
Global Politics

A New Approach to Building Peace

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Although COVID-19 brought many aspects of our world to a standstill over the last year, violent conflict was not one of them. What can we do to end the cycle?

A woman from Somaliland flees her home due to drought
REUTERS
Global Politics

Closing Investment Gaps in African Aquatic Foods

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Global Food for Thought by Faridah Ibrahim

Aquatic food systems in Africa face many challenges and chronic underinvestment. WorldFish is trying to change that with the Fish for Africa Innovation Hub.

Trek net fishermen haul in their catch on Fish Hoek beach in Cape Town
REUTERS
Food and Agriculture

What Somalia's Election Failure Means for Regional Stability

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo caused internal turmoil and global concern after bypassing Parliament this week to remain in power.

Somalia's president after election day
REUTERS
Global Politics

Disasters Increase, Faux Financing, & a Fever Pact

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Catch the week's top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development in our Global Food for Thought news brief.

A farmer works in their fields.
Defika Hendri
Food and Agriculture

The Gendered Impacts of Integrated Pest Management in Ethiopia and Beyond

BLOG
Global Food for Thought by Coauthors

Integrated pest management benefits the environment, farmers' productivity, and time-strapped women around the world.

A woman harvests desmodium.
Desalegne Tadesse
Food and Agriculture

Avocados, 100 Days of Protest, and Pineapple Politics

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Catch the week's top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development in our Global Food for Thought news brief.

India Farmer's Protests
REUTERS
Food and Agriculture

Hunger is the Deadliest Weapon of War  

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

The Unites States must address hunger as an essential element of military and foreign policy, former World Food Programme head Ertharin Cousin explains to host Brian Hanson.

A malnourished girl receives food aid in Yemen
REUTERS
Food and Agriculture

In West Africa, Climate Change Equals Conflict

In the News
Foreign Policy
Robert Muggah

Robert Muggah discusses the conflicts of climate change in West Africa.

Climate and the Environment