Unleashing Las Pampas: Will Macri’s Agricultural Reforms Succeed?

After somewhat surprisingly defeating his government-backed opponent Daniel Scioli in the Presidential election towards the end of last year, Mauricio Macri has set about to implement a range of liberalization policies that present a clear break from the populist policies … Continue reading Unleashing Las Pampas: Will Macri’s Agricultural Reforms Succeed?

3 Things to be Excited about on Earth Day

Today, April 22nd, is Earth Day. Since 1970, on Earth Day events are held around the world to show support for environmental protection. Instead of focusing on the threats of climate change on international development or politics, let’s celebrate some efforts that are taking place around the world to mitigate global warming. Low carbon farming for sustainable agriculture Did you know that rice farming releases greenhouse gases more potent than carbon? Research shows that the cultivation of rice, a leading crop that feeds as a main food source around 2.5 billion people, becomes less climate friendly as the world’s atmosphere … Continue reading 3 Things to be Excited about on Earth Day