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Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal

The World Bank has just published the report “Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal.” According to the report, dramatic climate changes and weather extremes are already affecting people around the world, damaging crops and coastlines, and putting water security at risk. The study said that many of the worst projected climate impacts …
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African Economic Outlook 2013

The African Development Bank (AfDB) jointly with the OECD Development Centre, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published the “African Economic Outlook 2013: Structural Transformation and Natural Resources.” According to the report, Africa’s agricultural, mining and energy resources could boost the continent’s economic growth and pave the way …
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2011 Millennium Development Goals Report

The Economic Commission on Africa (ECA) has released the 2011 Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Report, titled “Assessing Progress in Africa Toward the Millennium Development Goals.” The report shows that such policies will help in the region’s steady progress on some of the MDGs – eight internationally-agreed targets to reduce poverty, hunger, maternal and child deaths, …
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Economic Report on Africa 2010

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has released the Economic Report on Africa 2010 (ERA 2010). The study focuses on how African countries can use the lessons provided by the recent global economic crisis to pursue policies which will help them not only to recover from the crisis but also lay the foundation for sustainable, …
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