Latin America is open for business with China

The United States has a long, violent and politically dubious role in Latin America and The Caribbean dating back to the 19th century. Here are some of the most prominent US “interventions” into the Spanish and Portuguese speaking nations south of its borders. Mexican-American War (1846-1848). After the US annexed Mexican territory in what is […]

via A Brief History of US Violence Towards Latin America and The Caribbean, Shows Why The Region Is Leaning Towards A Peaceful China — Eurasia Future

Crowdfarming is being used to bring Somalia’s livestock market into the digital economy — Quartz

The global business of raising livestock and crops is gaining a new entrant.

Lets ensure that the mistakes of the past are corrected and that sustainable farming is the critria used to measure success. 

Somalia is a global leader in the export of goats and sheep, and livestock trade generates about 40% of the country’s gross domestic product. Yet almost every other year, recurring droughts and water scarcity take a toll on local pastoralists’ ability to keep their animals live and healthy. In 2017 alone, livestock loss has ranged…

via Crowdfarming is being used to bring Somalia’s livestock market into the digital economy — Quartz