Conflicts over natural resources pose a massive risk to security. Growing global demand, unequal distribution and corruption create a mounting potential for conflict. On the final day of DW's Global Media Forum, the topic made for heated exchanges.
Thousands of protesters have denounced Georgia's "rigged" presidential election. While monitors said the vote was largely fair, the OSCE raised concerns that state money was used to fund the winner's campaign.
Women from a rural community in the north of the country are demanding better access to customary farmland. In many regions across Africa, land remains under the control of men thanks to stubborn cultural barriers.
Pakistan is holding its first census in nearly two decades amid tight security. The process is crucial for redrawing the political map of a country grappling with a weak economy and bitter divisions over resources.
For small-scale farming in Africa to be sustainable, farmers need better access to new technologies, says Agnes Kalibata, President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa
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