Matthew Thacker

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Closing Africa’s Agricultural Gender Gap

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>Project Syndicate</i><i>.</i><p>Africa’s GDP is now growing faster than any other continent’s. When many people think about the …

India is polio-free: what can Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria learn?

As WHO declares polio eradicated in southeast Asia, the three remaining endemic countries have much to learn from India's achievement<p>Today marks a landmark achievement for global public health and the worldwide effort to eradicate polio. India, which once had the highest number of polio cases in …

Need-to-Know Facts About Farmed Fish

The extent to which global demand for seafood is outpacing the sustainable yield of fisheries can be seen in shrinking fish stocks, declining catches …

Archaeologist Confident of Finding Ancient Egyptian Treasures to Rival Tutankhamun's Tomb

An ancient Egyptian burial ground could yield treasures that would make Tutankhamun's tomb look like a "display in Woolworths", according to …