Agriculture Production and Prices

October 30, 2009

This is the third post in a series dealing with agriculture and food security. In the first and second posts … Continued

Agriculture: The Bumpy Road Ahead

October 29, 2009

This is the second in a series of posts about agriculture and food security. In posts written earlier this month … Continued

Agriculture Old and New

October 28, 2009

This is the first in a series of reports on the future of agriculture and food security. As you might … Continued

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization

October 27, 2009

Unless you’re involved in some way with national security, you may never have heard of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). … Continued

Updates Continued: Mo Ibrahim Prize/Food Security/Participatory Innovation

October 26, 2009

This is the fourth in a series of posts that update past blogs. The Mo Ibrahim Prize In a post … Continued

More Updates: Kenya/Sovereign Wealth Funds/Emerging Economies

October 23, 2009

This is the third in a series of blogs that update past posts. Kenya In a recent series of posts, … Continued

More Updates: Turkey and the PKK/Investing in Iraq/Nigeria

October 22, 2009

This the second in a series of updates concerning posts I've written in the past. Turkey and the PKK I … Continued

Updates on Some Past Posts: Kurdistan Oil/One Laptop Per Child/Zimbabwe

October 21, 2009

A number of developments have occurred that touch on stories I've written about in the past. For the next couple … Continued

Enterra’s Enterprise Resilience Platform™

October 20, 2009

Occasionally while scanning through newspapers a particular advertisement will catch my eye. One such ad was for the World Business … Continued

Update on Education in Saudi Arabia

October 19, 2009

Nearly two years ago in a post entitled Education in Saudi Arabia, I wrote about King Abdullah's multi-billion dollar investment … Continued

The Greening of the U.S. Military

October 16, 2009

Historically the U.S. military has not been known for its commitment to environmental protection. Over the past decade or so, … Continued

Guinea: A Setback for Africa

October 15, 2009

Late last month, violence erupted in the small, west African country of Guinea when government troops fired on unarmed participants … Continued

More About Our Amazing Minds

October 14, 2009

I’m fascinated by the workings of the human mind. Most people recognize that men and women use different thought processes, … Continued

Fuels of Tomorrow — Part 2, Biofuels

October 13, 2009

Yesterday I discussed the future of hydrogen as a fuel. Today I would like to examine the future of biofuels. … Continued

Fuels of Tomorrow — Part 1, Hydrogen

October 12, 2009

There seems to be a lot of confusion about the role of oil in development. Anyone involved with development will … Continued

The Conundrum of Haiti

October 9, 2009

For years I've heard people argue that jobs are leaving the U.S. because companies are simply looking for cheap labor … Continued

Emerging Markets — Room to Grow

October 8, 2009

For some time now, I have been predicting that the health of the global economy would rest on the back … Continued

Democracy and Development

October 7, 2009

The American essayist Agnes Repplier once wrote, “Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between its ideals and its realities, … Continued

Counting Carbon

October 6, 2009

Most of the debate about climate change focuses on carbon emissions. With the debate remaining front and center on the … Continued

The State of International Trade

October 5, 2009

One of the business sectors in which my company, Enterra Solutions, is engaged is port and harbor security. Despite the … Continued

Trouble in Kenya

October 2, 2009

This is the final post in a weeklong series about East Africa. One would think that having Somalia as a … Continued

Financial Times’ Special Report on Rwanda

October 1, 2009

This is the fourth post in a series about East Africa. In the last two posts [Africa and America and … Continued