The supercheap and palatable noodles help low-wage workers around the world get by, anthropologists argue in a new book. And rather than lament the ascendance of this highly processed food, they argue we should try to make it more nutritious.
"For millions of refugees across Africa life is a daily struggle. Many dream of one day returning to their homeland while others have spent decades building a new life. On World Refugee Day, BBC Focus on Africa's Anne Soy visits a Somali family in Nairobi, Kenya, who cannot imagine returning to their roots."
http://www.ted.com In 2000, the UN laid out 8 goals to make the world better by reducing poverty and disease -- with a deadline of 2015. As that deadline app...A good overview of how the world is going in terms of the Millenium Development Goals...
http://www.ted.com Contraception. The topic has become controversial in recent years. But should it be? Melinda Gates believes that many of the world's socia...An interesting presentation by Melinda Gates that looks at the role of women and their choice about the size of their family in improving social development indicators in a country.
http://www.ted.com Louise Fresco argues that a smart approach to large-scale, industrial farming and food production will feed our planet's incoming populati...Looks at how we can feed our population of 9 billion - a great overview for our topic.