What do informal transport associations tell us about political trajectories in Africa?

Urban informal transport acts as a barometer of political trajectories in Africa and exposes tensions between democracy and worker organisations


Why fighting fire with fire in DRC’s Virunga Park isn’t helping conservation

Conserving nature in areas immersed in prolonged violent conflict is challenging


Invisible irrigators: how small-scale Tanzanian farmers are making a difference

New research reveals that official statistics often don’t include irrigation set up and run by individual farmers.


Are we sure that ecosystem services alleviate poverty?

Framing Debates about Poverty Reduction and Ecosystem Services


Farmer-led irrigation in Africa: driving a new Green Revolution?

A new open access review paper on farmer-led irrigation in Africa


Can national economic growth benefit poor rural areas of Africa?

Tanzania’s poses a typical but urgent development question