Kofi Annan and other Panel Members to launch 2014 Africa Progress Report – Grain, Fish, Money

Kofi Annan and other Panel Members to launch 2014 Africa Progress Report – Grain, Fish, Money

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 […]

2014 World Development Report – Managing risk key to sustainable development

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 […]

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” […]

The Ibrahim Index of African Governance 2012

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 […]