AJ IMPACT

Brexit Britain 'could face food shortages'

New border checks mean lengthy delays, which could see fresh groceries rotting in trucks caught up in bureaucracy.

Latin America

Mexico auctions property once owned by criminals for good cause

Critics of President Obrador have called the auctions a populist measure.

Human Rights

DR Congo: Child soldiers and the conflict in Kasai-Central

The conflict in Kasai-Central province has caused the exodus of more than a million people.

DR Congo: Child soldiers and the conflict in Kasai-Central

AJ Impact

Greener grains: Getting tough on India's fertiliser industry

A new report by an environmental protection group says India’s fertiliser industry is damaging soil and water supplies.

Greener grains: Getting tough on India's fertiliser industry

AJ Impact

North Korea's economy tanks as sanctions, drought bite

South Korea's central bank estimates the North's economy shrank by more than four percent in 2018 due to sanctions.

North Korea's economy tanks as sanctions, drought bite

South Sudan

South Sudan: Building an oasis for the approaching drought

Residents of a village in South Sudan are digging a pond to ensure survival of their livestock in the dry season.

South Sudan: Building an oasis for the approaching drought

AJ Impact

India running out of time to cash in on demographic dividend

The World Bank says India isn't doing enough to prepare its youth for high-paying jobs.

India running out of time to cash in on demographic dividend

Indonesia

'Cycle of revenge': Children join Papua rebels in Indonesia

Teenagers pictured among independence fighters in central highlands of restive territory in far east of Indonesia.

'Cycle of revenge': Children join Papua rebels in Indonesia

AJ Impact

India looking to foreign lenders for loans to small businesses

India's own banking system may not be sufficiently strong to provide capital to enterprises in a range of sizes.

India looking to foreign lenders for loans to small businesses

AJ Impact

Green New Deal promises jobs for AOC's Bronx hometown

Back where she came from, residents hope to gain from new state climate policy backed by their prominent Congresswoman.

Green New Deal promises jobs for AOC's Bronx hometown

AJ Impact

The rise of the machines: Kashmir's weavers fear for their future

Mechanisation and competition from China and Iran are disrupting Kashmir's ancient crafts - and hurting livelihoods.

The rise of the machines: Kashmir's weavers fear for their future

AJ Impact

Uganda's gold boom leaves small-scale miners behind

With exports experiencing a sharp rise, Uganda is formalising its gold sector. But who is benefitting?

Uganda's gold boom leaves small-scale miners behind

Risking it all

Gruelling Road to Recovery in Sierra Leone

Truck drivers and quarry workers fight against the odds to support their families in post-conflict Sierra Leone.

AJ Impact

Lagarde quits IMF, sparking race to replace her

Christine Lagarde stepped down from the International Monetary Fund as she prepared to be confirmed as ECB chief.

Lagarde quits IMF, sparking race to replace her

Food

Two billion people without access to healthy food: UN

About 25 percent of the world's population now struggles to eat 'safe, nutritious and sufficient food', UN report says.

Two billion people without access to healthy food: UN