A combination of drought, political instability and poor policies is threatening the lives of thousands. Fortunately, for some herders, insurance products are helping to make a desperate situation a little bit better.
Most wildlife in Africa is the property of the state. But in one country, people have found a market-based solution that seems to work.
For Africa to remain on the path to economic growth, its governments must provide political and economic stability, protect property rights, and permit creative destruction.