Some claim the world has achieved tremendous progress and prosperity, however, many believe that more than half of the world’s population are still struggling to have fulfilled their basic needs such as food, clothing, and shelter. Few are enjoying the wealth while many are suffering from extreme poverty. The patterns of resources distribution are extremely... Continue Reading →
‘The multiple threats to food and nutrition security, their negative and cumulative impact, and the clear link between shocks and hunger reveal the fragility of current food production systems and their vulnerability to disasters’ - FAO, 2013 Nepal is one of the vulnerable seismic zones and disaster prone area situated between Eurasia and Indian plate.... Continue Reading →
Rivers not only facilitate agriculture but also support economy and income. However, rivers have been marginalized and ignored since the industrial revolution, alike indigenous people in the modern society. Considering this fact, human beings must learn that rivers have a life of their own, have the right to be safe and flow freely. If so, what effects would... Continue Reading →
The UK is holding a referendum by 2017 on whether or not to continue the membership with European Union (EU) . This is another big challenge to this Tory government. If people give the mandate to pull out from the EU then the UK definitely need an alternative. United Kingdom has already decided to join Asian Infrastructure... Continue Reading →
Populism is, perhaps, a way of becoming popular for ‘vote’ and ‘note’ so that that power is easily captured. Populism is a path of politicians and celebrities who want to be ‘popular’ even being ‘naked’; probably naked is not physically but thoughtfully.
There are attractive photographs or visualisation around the food. Chefs like to display their culinary art in an attractive and decorative way to lure their customers. However, food is more than attractive advertisement and it is a matter of quality, hygiene and nutritional ingredients. A good governance policy must include how ‘food economy’ is being cared.... Continue Reading →
By Steve Keen | Evonomics I like Joe Stiglitz, both professionally and personally. His Globalization and its Discontents was virtually the only work by a Nobel Laureate economist that I cited favourably in my Debunking Economics, because he had the courage to challenge the professional orthodoxy on the “Washington Consensus”. Far more than most in... Continue Reading →
Smoke from the burned cookies Uncertainty jumping course, clouded ‘Brexit’ tricky ‘Trumps’ Sunny summer music without drummers 😦 --- ©Jesi, 2017
Formal countdown of globalisation has been started when Trump announces his territorial policy. I appreciate to him as he is at least open to tell the fact. If the world still believes in globalised values and norms then it must think how harmony is maintained...
Tribhuvan Chandra wagle We have no sufficient historical evidences on Bise Nagarchi’s contribution to nation building process, however, Nepal's unification history itself proves that Bise was a public pioneer figure of national unification campaigning. Bise and others such as Maniram Gaine, Bange Sarki played vital roles in the national unification process as “a citizen of... Continue Reading →
Disseminated data on food waste, history of famines and current inflamed obesity in affluent society have proved that hunger is a careless problem by design ! #ZeroHunger Women produced 80% food in developing countries but they face 70% poverty. Similarly more than 80% food is produced in developing countries but they are suffering from vicious... Continue Reading →
Globalization is in critical mode, basically after Brexit and Donald Trump's victory in US president has brought forward "New Nationalism", The IMF, World Bank and Treasury department of US were the creators of Washington consensus. Then What would happen with neoliberalism? Some interesting readings lists. Whose resources sharing? "If globalization is the process of sharing... Continue Reading →
"We see balatant use here of Malthusian population theory,' too many people and not enough food' ... and Monasanto's technologies are an essential ingredient of any solution" -(Young, 2012, p78-79) Quite interesting book.
It is a time to say bye-bye 2016 and welcome 2017. That’s sound great! We have already been boarded on the flight of 2017 and the duration of the flight will be 12 months. Our final destination is good health and prosperity. We will be stopping for the food for good health, the love and harmony for... Continue Reading →
Here are the letest development of anti-neoliberalism, after Brexit Italian PM Matteo Renzi resigns after referendum defeat and the rise of the populist Five Star Movement http://bit.ly/2h7B5M9 (today) Austria elects left-leaning president over Norbert Hofer France’s far right leader Marine Le Pen has welcomed the Italian referendum, Anti-euro leader in lead New Nationalism of Donald Trump... Continue Reading →