"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
"If a country decides to open its doors, it must ensure that the people coming in feel at home."
Writer and activist
"Right now the EU risks escaping from one crisis only to enter another"
"While the sun is shining we need to do everything that is needed, before the next storm comes"
European Commission president
"The most important for us has been diversification into the non-oil sectors of the economy."
Baljeet Kaur Grewal
Managing Director of Strategy, Samruk-Kazyna
"There is a lack of vision, because politics is forced to think in election cycles of four or five years."
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