What does the new boss of the FAO, Brazil’s José Graziano da Silva, need to do to make sure his new organization leads the fight against global hunger? Lawrence Haddad and Calestous Juma offer him some ideas.
The Philippines gets serious on taxation – about time (see chart)
Record commodity prices + record fiscal deficit: surely it’s time to cut US farm subsidies, including $5bn in direct payments (which go overwhelmingly to the big guys)?
OK, so you’ve got the kids into school. What happens if they don’t learn much? Owen Barder discusses a new report on education quality in East Africa, written and published (for once) by East Africans.
What can thinktanks (and NGO influencers) learn from the intelligence services?
Want to understand complexity theory? Try organizing a children’s party [h/t Rakesh Rajani]