Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

  • East Africa’s Regional Trade Expectations Need Better Management

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      My economics teacher at university liked to quote the maxim: “trade makes everyone better off”. He believed that if people engaged in trade they become more prosperous. This is even truer when applied to countries. Bilateral and multilateral trade creates market and job opportunities for citizens of participating countries. […]

  • Farewell to Saray / Hasta siempre Saray

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      On January 3rd of this year, Sara Martin Rojo passed away in an unfortunate car accident. Multimedia Doctorate student at Unicamp University (Brazil), blogger of Future Challenges, dearest friend, a spirit serving life. The loss is irreparable. Saray, as many of us knew her, used to offer her whole […]

  • The (other) story of wind energy in Mexico

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    “Leave the oil in the soil and the coal in the hole”  is one of the many chants that young activists repeat at the United Nations Climate Change Conference year after year. This phrase comes from the poem read by the Nigerian environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey at the World People’s Conference on […]