Outsourcing’s third wave : buying farmland abroad

Abstract: The fear of rising food prices and trade bans have prompted rich food importers from the Middle East and China to acquire vast tracts of poor countries’ farmland. Is this beneficial foreign investment or neocolonialism? Author(s): Source(s): , The Economist [4] p., ill., graph, map, photogr The Economist Published: 2009 Economist newspaper, London (English…

Local government in Uganda

Abstract: The history of local government in Uganda is presented. Recent constitutional changes are outlined, the various levels of democratic local government and their respective responsibilities are summarized, and the challenges of local governments to raise revenue are highlighted. Author(s): Golooba-Mutebi, Frederick Source(s): , Local government bulletin; Vol. 9, No. 4 p. 25-28, ill Local…