Resilience in the agricultural sector: An essential condition for sustainable development in Rwanda

Back from Rwanda, I reflected on the experiences and encounters that I made in ‘the land of a thousand hills’. I also took the time to research further some of the agricultural and environmental trends and policies I came across during my stay there. This resulted in an article for the Think & Do tank Africa 21, titled ‘Resilience in the agricultural sector: An essential condition for … Continue reading Resilience in the agricultural sector: An essential condition for sustainable development in Rwanda

Frogs’ Jacuzzi or Circular Economy?

For many years now I have been fascinated by theories about the future of our globalized world. Among other things, dystopian film-like events and Jared Diamond’s book (Collapse, 2005) make me keep wondering of possible scenarios – what could possibly happen to our civilization? I am not the only one to worry about it; the scientific community is more concerned than ever by the unsustainability of human activities. A fellow geographer, … Continue reading Frogs’ Jacuzzi or Circular Economy?