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Current History (2021) 120 (829): 313–319.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Jessica Fanzo Agriculture systems, which account for a sizable share of global greenhouse gas emissions, are placing a growing burden on the environment while also contributing to increasingly common health problems. Climate change is making the situation worse by reducing agricultural productivity...
Current History (2018) 117 (799): 181–186.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of the University of California Gina Ziervogel Southern Africa Botswana Mozambique South Africa Zimbabwe climate change adaptation Limpopo River Basin Cape Town drought floods urban water management agriculture 181 Adaptation is only going to get more challenging as changes...
Current History (2018) 117 (798): 135–141.
Published: 01 April 2018
... systems are highly vulnerable to variations in rainfall and temperature, which are becoming more severe due to climate change. Opportunities for non- agricultural occupations remain limited in rural areas. That encapsulates one story about vulnerabili- ties and capabilities linked to climate change ad...
Current History (2018) 117 (796): 43–48.
Published: 01 February 2018
... North American Free Trade Agreement Mexico Canada United States trade labor maquiladoras manufacturing agriculture wages inequality immigration Donald Trump migration border The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) took effect nearly a quarter-cen-tury ago, on January 1, 1994...
Current History (2018) 117 (795): 3–9.
Published: 01 January 2018
... in Indonesia in 1964 67 left tens of millions of people starving and drew global attention to the threat of food insecurity. What emerged from these events was an international commitment to agricultural technology transfers, water resource development, and foreign assis- tance partly in the spirit...
Current History (2017) 116 (794): 348–354.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Africa climate change adaptation renewable energy drought water resources floods agriculture population growth migration Paris Agreement Morocco Egypt Israel 348 The degree to which states are tolerant of local-level initiatives and mobilization will become only more important...
Current History (2016) 115 (781): 181–187.
Published: 01 May 2016
... agribusiness agriculture apartheid inequality land reform restitution rural land rights African National Congress Zimbabwe 181 Since the end of apartheid, South African land reform has struggled and so far failed to overcome extreme inequalities and historical injustices . . . Stalled Land...
Current History (2013) 112 (754): 181–187.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of the University of California Luc Christiaensen Shantayanan Devarajan Africa income inequality poverty resources agriculture statistics population rural urban development 181 Direct dividend transfer programs are promising as an additional instrument to reduce inequality and increase...
Current History (2013) 112 (754): 198.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Joshua Lustig Development expert Lorenzo Cotula, in a forthcoming book, examines investment deals for massive tracts of African agricultural land and their consequences for local people and traditional livelihoods. In doing so he uncovers a number of prevalent misconceptions. The Great African...
Current History (2012) 111 (746): 241–243.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Japan trade Trans-Pacific Partnership Yoshihiko Noda reform agriculture 241 PERSPECTIVE Bilateral US-Japan consultations about Ja-pan s possible participation in a regional free trade agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), reveal a familiar pattern of American pressure (gaiatsu...
Current History (2012) 111 (742): 50–55.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Mariano Turzi As climate constraints and demographic imperatives make food security an ever more critical issue, agricultural resources may become the new linchpin in international relations. © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California...
Current History (2003) 102 (663): 176–179.
Published: 01 April 2003
... economy FDI Cyberabad New Delhi agriculture tariffs Narashima Rao liberalization trade 176 Renewing the momentum of reform, and thereby broadening and reviving growth, is essential if India is to achieve its economic goal of breaking out of the third world. India s Economic Liberalization...
Current History (2003) 102 (661): 86–90.
Published: 01 February 2003
... discovering slave labor on Amazon cattle ranches. © 2003 Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents of the University of California Brazil landless movement Cardoso Lula land reform Amazon sem-terra agriculture rural Workers' Party 86 Over the last two decades, the Movement...
Current History (2000) 99 (640): 367–370.
Published: 01 November 2000
... environmentalism conservation wilderness World Wildlife Fund Africa population rainforest agriculture parks The central paradox of global environmental-ism is that the people who are the most vocalin defense of nature are the people who most actively destroy it. As biologists have repeatedly reminded...