• Adelphi Books

    How Asia has fed its citizens

    23 February 2014.  Despite dire predictions in the mid-1990s that some leading Asian nations would become a burden on the global food system, many have so far managed to remain largely self-sufficient in major grains.

  • Adelphi Books

    What is driving food insecurity in Asia?

    23 February 2014. 

    Asia is at the heart of the many different changes in food consumption and production that are driving twenty-first century concerns about food security.

  • Adelphi Books

    Introduction

    23 February 2014. 

    Asia sits at the heart of global food security, with more than half the world’s population and around two-thirds of global hungry and poor. How countries in the region, particularly China and India, feed their citizens in coming decades is vital to the wider security of Asia and the rest of the world.

  • Survival

    Sectarianism Afflicts the New Middle East

    01 February 2014. 

    Conflicts between religious groups are hardly new. But the latest round of sectarian violence arises not from religious doctrine but in large part from the weakness of governments and institutions.

  • Survival

    Russia’s Migration Crisis

    29 November 2013. 

    As the economy becomes addicted to cheap, unregistered migrant labour, the Putin regime has absent-mindedly reconfigured Russian demography. Rising ethnic politics risks turning into a disaster for the Kremlin.

  • Survival

    Securing Development: Challenges of Economic Inclusion

    01 August 2013. 

    Africa is growing fast but inequality has also increased. This trend could arrest progress towards peace and security.

  • Survival

    Africa and the Gulf

    01 August 2013. 

    Gulf states and sub-Saharan Africa face challenges in progressing beyond trade in agriculture, commodities and cheap labour.

  • Survival

    Africa’s Rising Economies

    01 August 2013. 

    Five fundamental forces are driving Africa’s current boom, and will shape the continent’s growth for decades to come.

  • Geo-economics and Strategy Conferences

    Defining Business Opportunities in a Changing Africa: Fred Swaniker

    08 April 2013. 

    First Session: Defining Business Opportunities in a Changing Africa
    Fred Swaniker, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, African Leadership Academy
    Geo-economics and Strategy Conference - The Geo-economics of Resources and Conflict in Africa

  • Survival

    Women in Combat

    01 April 2013. 

    The Pentagon’s decision to remove the direct ground combat exclusion rule for women is more nuanced than often described. Particular specialities or units may still remain closed. 

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