There is a complex relationship between climate change, food security and children’s nutritional status. This column outlines the research evidence, focusing in particular on the experience of African countries and poorer communities within them.
Although unemployment rates have been falling in Egypt in recent years, this trend is likely to reverse in the next five to ten years as the ‘echo’ generation comes of age and starts entering the labour market and substantially increasing labour supply. This column, originally published at Open Access Government, explores the upcoming resumption of demographic pressures on the Egyptian labour market and what can be done about it.
The crisis in Ukraine is hitting the global economy at a time when the world is struggling to recover from the economic repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic. This column examines the implications of Russia’s invasion for Egypt’s most vulnerable children and families, as they face the ripple effects of the crisis.