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Decreasing oil prices affect African economies

January 1st, 2017 was an important day for oil-producing countries. Starting on that date, a treaty signed by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries...

The strength of cooperativism in Brazilian agriculture

  In the middle of May, representatives from the Brazilian Cooperative Organization (OCB) and “Embrapa Hortaliças” (Hortaliças Vegetables) were in Botswana, Africa, where they taught...

Women’s flight

That flight left from Addis Ababa, on Wednesday, November 18th 2015 going to Bangkok, Thailand. That was the first flight by the Ethiopian Airline...

The expansion of the Panama Canal and new perspectives

The ship named Cosco Shipping Panama is a Chinese container transporter ship that was he first ship to sail through the new lock of...

Brazil goes to Africa and a new trade route is being born

Up to 2003, Brazil had 18 embassies and only one consulate on African territory. Ten years later, the government had expanded the number of...

The Youtube industry strength

On April 23rd 2005, “Me at the zoo” was the first video uploaded to YouTube; announcing the slogan “Broadcast yourself”. The site sought to...

Capoeira, a social technology working for peace

Goma is the provincial capital of Northern Kivu, in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. On January 23 rd 2016, twenty...

The Brazilian battle against child labor

                            Unicef estimates that around 150 million children from the ages of 5 to 14, or almost one in every six children in that age...

IFAD guides the pathway towards productive partnerships

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (FIDA) was created in 1977. It is a United Nations agency focused on reducing poverty in rural areas....