Tag: africa

Low-Cost Travel in Africa is Tough

Low-Cost Travel in Africa is Tough

this is how the rainy season in Africa looks like so eight days ago I got malaria I went to the hospital and I got to me five days ago don’t happen in the City of God I rested one day in polymesh then we went to the city of attack bummin we are not …

The Tragic Cost of Progress in Ethiopia

The Tragic Cost of Progress in Ethiopia

The land belongs to the government and each peasant has a right of usage.   The last 6/7 years have seen the emergence of large agricultural businesses financed by domestic and foreign investors.  Addis Abeba, capital of Ethiopia, In this trading room all the agricultural goods of the country are being bought and sold.   Coffee, …

Geography and Economic Growth

Geography and Economic Growth

Think about some of the biggest and most prosperous cities you’ve been to. What do many of them have in common? Water. They sit on a major coast or on a major river. This map shows GDP density – how much GDP is produced per square kilometer. You can see that the coasts of the …

China’s trillion dollar plan to dominate global trade

There’s a new highway in Pakistan. And a new rail terminal in Kazakhstan. A sea port in Sri Lanka recently opened. As well as this bridge in rural Laos. What’s interesting is that they’re all part of one country’s project that spans 3 continents and touches over 60% of the world’s population. If you connect …