PAPERS and REPORTS
ABUJA, Nigeria, April 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On Thursday, May 8th 2014, the Africa Progress Panel (http://www.africaprogresspanel.org) will release its annual Africa Progress Report – Grain, Fish, Money – Financing Africa’s Green and Blue revolutions, at the World Economic Forum on Africa held in Abuja, Nigeria. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/app.png Chaired by former UN Secretary-General, […]
Managing risk key to sustainable development NAIROBI, 11 October (IRIN) – The World Bank in its 2014 World Development Report (WDR) [ http://econ.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/EXTRESEARCH/EXTWDRS/EXTNWDR2013/0,,contentMDK:23330018~pagePK:8258258~piPK:8258412~theSitePK:8258025,00.html ] launched on 6 October 2013 places risk management and resilience building at the core of its development approach. “The process of confronting risks, preparing for them, and coping with their effects”, WDR […]
UNDP : Creating business and market opportunities for Africa’s poor is key to advancing sustainable development in the region
CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, May 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Involving low-income communities in markets and businesses across Africa is essential for economic growth to translate into sustainable development, according to a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report released today. “Realizing Africa’s Wealth – Building Inclusive Businesses for Shared Prosperity” draws upon 43 in-depth case […]
This volume constitutes an updated and extended version of the bibliography published under the same name in 2004 by the African Mathematical Union.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union Commission (AUC), together with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), is holding a press conference to launch the World Disasters Report 2012, Focus on Forced Migration and Displacement. More than ever, the complex nature of disasters […]
The Ibrahim Index of African Governance The Ibrahim Index of African Governance is a comprehensive ranking of African countries according to governance quality. Funded and led by an African institution, the Ibrahim Index aims to be Africa’s leading assessment of governance that informs and empowers citizens to hold their governments and public institutions to account. […]