Global Agenda Council : Africa

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Educating South Sudanese students with MP3s

    Having recently emerged from nearly four decades of conflict in which two 2 million people were killed and four million… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Unleashing African entrepreneurial success

    Often I am disturbed when I read the latest unemployment statistics and forecasts for job creation. Global unemployment… more

  • Forum Event

    Top ten quotes of the day from Davos

    Annual Meeting 2013

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Event

    Fuelling Africa’s bright future

    Annual Meeting 2013

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Article

    Can partnerships feed the world?

    Global food systems are increasingly at risk. Rising demand, scarce resources and increased volatility are putting new… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Will Time Tell?

    Health is a fundamental issue dear to my heart and I think organizations should use the most innovative methods… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Storm clouds gather after the Arab Spring

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2012

    , Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Forum Article

    Minding the gender gap

    Liz Bolshaw is a financial journalist and blogger for headhoncha.blogspot.com  This is the sixth year that the… more

  • Forum Article

    How will we feed 9 billion in 2050?

    In the last week, three new numbers have redefined where we stand in global food security. The first number is 870… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Can we turn a social contract into a public covenant?

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Could natural resource transparency pay off for Africa?

    How can Chinese investments and aid for Africa be leveraged to help more kids can get vaccinated, make anti-malarial… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    A young solution to youth unemployment

    Poonam had just dreamed up the idea of creating access to markets for products made by young entrepreneurs by… more

  • Forum Article

    Invest in family planning, escape poverty

    Insofar as spending on family planning leads to lower fertility rates and smaller numbers of children, it can ease the… more

  • Forum Article

    World Population Day 2012: 7 billion and counting

    To celebrate World Population Day we have selected some of the most interesting and impacting questions, data and… more

  • Forum Article

    Food security in Africa is more than just a dream

    The message that leaders took away from the World Economic Forum in Africa in Addis Ababa last month is that Africa’s… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Getting big data in shape for the development marathon (part 2)

    In an earlier piece, I introduced the concept of “big data lite”, a form of massive data utilisation well below the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Getting big data in shape for the development marathon (part 1)

    If you are confused by all the buzz about “big data” and how it’s going to rock your business or industry, rest… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    A brave new world, a brave chicken

    While today’s crisis may revolve around financial markets, tomorrow’s will stem from the aftershock: hundreds of… more