Posts tagged ‘Sub-Saharan Africa’

  • A Zimbabwean trader sells fruit and vegetables at a rural marketplace in Domboshava outside the capital Harare Forum Article

    Africa opens the gates to cross-border trade

    If you are woman in sub-Saharan Africa and you live and work in a rural area, you are probably a trader. You are likely… more

  • A health inspection and quarantine researcher (L) demonstrates to customs policemen the symptoms of Ebola, at a laboratory at an airport in Qingdao Forum Article

    What can be done about the root cause of Ebola?

    In Sub-Saharan Africa, any child with a fever should receive immediate medical care to prevent death from malaria or… more

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    Why Africa needs more humanitarian action

    Africa is changing dramatically – and so are outsiders’ attitudes toward it, with the US finally seeming determined… more

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    Why Africa needs a data revolution

    Since the term “data revolution” was introduced, there has been a flurry of activity to define, develop, and… more

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    How Africa can achieve inclusive growth

    Euphoria abounds in much of Africa nowadays, and rightly so. Seven of the world’s 10 fastest-growing countries are… more

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    Who’s coming to the World Economic Forum on Africa?

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria

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    Three priorities for better healthcare in Africa

    When people think of emerging markets, it’s the BRICs that come to mind. But I believe that many African countries… more

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    The economy in 2014: slow growth, short tails

    The global economy had another difficult year in 2013. The advanced economies’ below-trend growth continued, with… more

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    How can we end corruption in leadership?

    The Survey on the Global Agenda 2014 tells us that people in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa are particularly… more

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    How can we make sure every child goes to school?

    For far too long, the cause of universal education has taken a back seat to other great international movements for… more

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    Is China a friend of Africa?

    For many developing countries, foreign direct investment is viewed as something very positive. International companies… more

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    The free-trade charade

    Though nothing has come of the World Trade Organization’s Doha Development Round of global trade negotiations since… more

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    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

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    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

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    Africa, the continent of opportunity

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2012

    , Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Sub-Saharan Africa: Opportunities at the nexus of population ageing...

    Isabella Aboderin is guest blogging for the Forum. She is a Senior Research Fellow and Co-coordinator, African Research… more