Africa's Lagging Development
October 13, 2006 African governments have long complained that U.S. and European agricultural subsidies are undercutting African farmers. Western farm-support programs and cheap cotton dumped on the world market are impeding efforts to end Africa's cycle of poverty.
October 10, 2006 Sub-Saharan Africa still doesn't produce enough food to feed its own people. Millions of Africans are chronically malnourished, and the region has become perennially dependent on international food aid. Experts say a solution to Africa's overall food problems is still a long way off.
October 9, 2006 As developing nations in Asia and Latin America play a greater role in the world economy, Africa is at risk of being left behind — even among Third World countries. Jason Beaubien attempts to get at some of the reasons behind this disparity.