On the Road

In a vast, rapidly developing country like Ethiopia, data—about everything from literacy rates to the number of flour mills—is essential […]

Land Rush

Large-scale land deals are increasingly common in some developing regions. What happens to the poor people who are already there? […]

Who’s Farming?

Many agricultural development programs are launched with a faulty assumption: that the farmer is a man. But millions of small-scale […]

Meat: The Good, the Bad, and the Complicated

How Many Kilograms of Meat Per Person?

Per capita meat consumption, 2000 and 2050, by region

The Meat of the Issue

Global % increase in animal population 1970-2010

Message from the Director General

Meat is complicated. On the one hand, meat is rich in nutrients that are easily absorbed by the human body. […]