A multi-authored text suggesting solutions to Yemen's most pressing challenges as it seeks to implement a far-reaching and all-inclusive political and economic transition. Expert analysts who have worked in Yemen for decades provide innovative analysis of the country's major political crises. Why Yemen Matters covers politics, regional issues, economic development, and society and migration.
Helen Lackner has worked as a consultant in social aspects of development in over thirty countries and specializes in rural issues, in particular water management, poverty alleviation, and gender and youth aspects. Lackner is also co-editor of Yemen into the Twenty First Century: Continuity and Change.