Agricultural Export Restrictions and the WTO
Author: Giovanni Anania
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
This paper looks at what happens when export restrictions in agriculture are used as an emergency measure in response to rising international food prices.
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Expanding the Net: Building Mental Health Care Capacity for Veterans
Author: Phillip Carter
Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
This paper argues that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in the US should expand its mental health care resources to meet the growing needs of veterans.
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The Influence of Migration on the Burden of and Response to Infectious Disease Threats in China
Author: Joseph D Tucker, Chun Hao, Xia Zou, Guiye Lv, Megan McLaughlin, Xiaoming Li, Li Ling
United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)
This paper explores the influence of rural-to-urban migration on infectious disease epidemiology and control policies in China.
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The Security of Cities: Ecology and Conflict on an Urbanizing Planet
Author: Peter Engelke
This paper looks at the impact of urbanization on environmental security, arguing that it is not the rural poor, but rather the city-dwellers, who are the primary cause of rising global demand for natural resources and environmental degradation.
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The Conflict in Syria
Author: Ben Parker, Hugo Slim, Emanuela-Chiara Gillard, Brian Tisdall, Samina Haq, François Grünewald, Tania Cheung, Frances Voon, Simone Haysom, Ben White, Eleanor Davey, Sandrine Tiller, Sean Healy, Carol Brady, Thomas Wildman, Selin Yildiz Nielsen, Mark A Grey, Nic Parham, Leonie Tax, Lynn Yoshikawa, Kevin Lim
Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
This edition of Humanitarian Exchange focuses the humanitarian crisis caused by the civil war in Syria.
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