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Flooded Thai rice delivers wake-up call to G20

The potentially powerful Committee on World Food Security has failed to follow up recommendations on measures to control escalating world food prices. If the Committee had gathered in Bangkok, it might have reached a different conclusion.

Indecent Development

Exceptional levels of remittances from migrant workers may explain an apparently sharp improvement in poverty figures in Nepal. But there is a human price to pay for this model of development.

More substance to Nepal than Gurkha sideshow

The fall of Prachanda’s government has no direct connection with the controversial treatment of Gurkha veterans in the UK. But our domestic political dramas should not overshadow the significance of poverty reduction and stability in Nepal.

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