2014 will be wonderful because…

2013 has been a "transition" year for global development aid and, on a broad level, we are supposed to be optimistic about the way we're heading, which looks to be  paved with more efficiency and diversification of aid flows, aimed at strengthening national systems towards improved governance and ownership. Why optimism? The Gates Foundation outlines … Continua a leggere 2014 will be wonderful because…

The Food Paradox: Scarcity vs Waste

(Leggi la versione in italiano qui) Christmas Holidays are a good opportunity to stop, reflect and reason about food reality, as it displays on our table and around the world. Here in Italy, most families are used to celebrate preparing immense amounts of dishes, large parts of which will inevitably be thrown away. At the … Continua a leggere The Food Paradox: Scarcity vs Waste

Open Heart

(Scroll down for the English version) Il solo pensiero sembra allucinante: in un qualunque ospedale del Ruanda manca pure la penicillina; il dottor Emmanuel è addirittura l'unico cardiologo del suo Paese, e l'ospedale di Emergency in Sudan è l'unico centro di cardiochirurgia altamente specializzato e gratuito in tutto il continente africano. Per parlare di diritto … Continua a leggere Open Heart