The global market for wine: China leads the emergence of a new world order

Vinyards in the Sancerre wine-growing region of France. Peter/Flickr, CC BY-SA Recent figures in the annual report of the International Organisation of Wine and Vine (OIV) confirm that the world wine industry is undergoing considerable change. Long-dominant European nations are finding being challenged by the emergence of countries, such as China, both as producers and […]

Man on a mission to automate schools in Nepal on a budget

When Roshan Limbu was growing up in Damak, one the biggest cities in eastern Nepal, he would face a big problem every time exams were around. Limbu and his friends would pocket the money they received from their parents as school fees and go around town spending on things they wanted to. “Our parents would […]