Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Quinoa producing communities and the decline of the boom

Prices, sowing and the future: a question mark By Gabriela Ruesgas Over the last decade many peasant native indigenous communities in Bolivia have chosen to grow quinoa in view of the extremely high price in the global market. The prices … Continue reading

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Empowerment: Measuring the unmeasurable

My favourite graph on empowerment has been published by the World Bank a few years ago. Source: World Development Indicators, 2013 In brief, it depicts the share of female members of parliament across the regions of the world. It shows … Continue reading

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