Month: December 2018

Belize Trade, Exports and Imports | Economy Watch

Belize economy is primarily agro-based. Belize trade is dominated by agricultural products, with products such as sugar and bananas being the highlight of trade for a long time. However, with the new policies, the economy has shifted its focus towards tourism as a potent sector to contribute to national growth. Tourism contributes more foreign exchange …

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This farmer is using an ancient technique to reverse desertification | World Economic Forum

A farmer from Burkina Faso who popularized an ancient farming technique to reverse desertification is among the winners of Sweden’s “alternative Nobel prize”, announced on Monday. Yacouba Sawadogo shared this year’s award with three Saudi human rights activists and an Australian agronomist. The 3 million Swedish crown ($341,800) prize honours people who find solutions to …

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Are We Thinking About Urban Food Deserts the Wrong Way? – CityLab

Too many Americans are overweight and eat unhealthy food, a problem that falls disproportionately on poor and low-income people. For many urbanists, the main culprit has long been “food deserts”—disadvantaged neighborhoods that are underserved by quality grocery stores, and where people’s nutritional options are limited to cheaper, high-calorie, and less nutritious food. But a new study by …

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