Food speaks the language of Tradition and Culture

Food is not just a commodity; it holds much to it then to its literal meaning. Having said that food not only explores the possibilities of opportunity but it is a way of life or existence. It is said food not only satisfies your appetite but it psychologically makes you feel at home. Like such, [...]

Can We Measure Politics and Political Development?

Measuring how countries perform is all the rage. Everyone from the World Bank to Bertelsmann to Africa’s most famous entrepreneur does it, producing indices on things like how competitive economies are, how hungry populations are, how free the press is, how risky investments are, and how corrupt public sectors are. Many of these indices are [...]

BIF News Briefing, August 2012

CONTENTS 1. TIPNIS consultation extended after community resistance 2. Freedom of expression concerns as government takes legal action against newspapers 3. Protests over illegal coca plantations and ‘ecological’ military deployment 4. Tensions mount over Colquiri mine 5. MAS plans to eradicate extreme poverty by 2025 Bicentenary 6. Sacha Llorenti named as ambassador to the UN [...]

Ethnic Based Federalism and why …… (VIDEO)

People are again back in streets shouting slogans of ethnic based federalism. Perhaps, it has just been weeks in scenario of the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly that was nominated by the people and within weeks political puppets are on streets demanding need of ethnic based federalism. To understand the need of federalism we have [...]

Nepal burns in the agony of Ethnic Federalism (VIDEO)

Nepal burns in agony of identity crisis, from past few weeks Nepal has been in a crisis situation of political deadlock and lack of understanding in between the communities. Nepal was declared Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal in May 2008 but still after 4 years Nepal has not been able to address the issue of [...]

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