All articles by Jason Mitchell

Jason Mitchell

Jason Mitchell is a senior editor at Investment Monitor, with a specialisation in emerging markets. He covered foreign investment in Latin America for 13 years and for the past three years has lived in sub-Saharan Africa and written widely about the subject from that continent's perspective. Previously, in London, he was editor of Investment Adviser and news editor of Financial Adviser, both of which belong to the Financial Times Group

Africa’s leaders must learn hard lessons from global food crisis

Food prices have jumped but African countries do not have a fiscal cushion to weather the crisis as they have assumed too much foreign debt again.