Mario Osava “We never used to eat carrots, but now we like them,” said Rebeca Soba, admiring her vegetable garden, an island of diversity in the midst of a vast sugarcane plantation. Vegetable gardening has been introduced at the Capanda Agroindustrial Pole (PAC) as a source of income for local small farmers.
Milagros Salazar When someone in Peru sneezes, someone in Brazil catches a cold. When a barrel of oil is produced in Ecuador, a neighbouring country ends up buying it, says prominent environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse.
John Fraser South Africa plans to boost links between Africa and its partners in the Brazil, Russia, India and China alliance at a landmark summit, which will be held in this country in March, Xavier Carim, deputy director general at the Department of Trade and Industry, told IPS.
John Fraser Chinas presence in the leading developing nations alliance of Brazil, Russia, India and China has given the bloc an advantage that another developing nations club, India, Brazil and South Africa, has hitherto been lacking, according to Peter Draper, one of South Africas leading experts on international relations and trade.
John Fraser The five leading developing nations grouped in the BRICS alliance Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are planning to intensify efforts to collect accurate trade data, so they can get a better picture of trade flows.
John Fraser Politicians in the leading developing nations have been active in boosting mutual ties, as one way of counterbalancing the influence of the developed world. But the economic success of the Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa and the India, Brazil, and South Africa groupings will depend on the extent to which businesses [...]
A. D. McKenzie As governments struggle to find ways out of the persistent global financial crisis, Brazils development model offers an alternative path to recovery and growth, according to some economists and politicians. Brazil provides hope for African as well as European nations because Brazil has shown that you can succeed at globalisation by opting [...]
John Fraser South Africa has experienced a significant shift in trade with a new emphasis on links with developing nations, at the expense of traditional partners in the developed world, according to a leading South African economist.
The Kwanza river in the heart of Angola will be a symbol of Brazilian partnership in African development when power stations along the country’s main source of water are fully operational.