Archive for April 2010

Alain de Janvry on everything from GMOs to the Green Revolution

Apr 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Ask the Experts

In this Q&A reporter Aude Lorriaux talks with economist Alain de Janvry to gain some insight into how GMOs can revolutionize agriculture to find out why the Green Revolution didn’t work in Africa.

Deborah Brautigam on China in Africa

Apr 7th, 2010 | By | Category: One Question

American University professor Deborah Brautigam stopped by to talk about Africa-China relations and zeroed in on the textile industry.

The last farmers of Dakar

Apr 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Reporter's Notebook, Top Story

Africa Reporting Project reporter Madeleine Bair was in Dakar, Senegal’s capital, for 17 days in March, exploring the ways that a swelling city’s concrete jungle is paving over traditional farmland. The discoveries took her from the city’s center, where a small patch of green is all that remains today of a fertile farming valley, to […]