Category Archives: Development

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Diaspora Engagement Projects in the Health Sector in Africa

Diaspora Engagement Projects in the Health Sector in Africa. International Organization for Migration (IOM) “…Many African countries experience a significant loss of skilled professionals who migrate to Europe, North America and…

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Nigeria – Diaspora Engagement

Needs Assessment in the Nigerian Education Sector. International Organization for Migration (IOM), Nigeria. May 2014. Description: Statistics from the Central Bank of Nigeria indicate that in 2012 Nigerians living abroad remitted USD…

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Illicit Financial Flows from Africa

The billions that got away: Stop the Bleeding – Campaign to End Illicit Financial Flows from Africa Africa: The billions that got away.  eBook. TrustAfrica / Mail & Guardian Africa….

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African Transformation Report

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET). The 2014 African Transformation Report draws on the ACET’s research program of country, sector, and thematic studies to look systematically at transformation as a broad framework…

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The 2013 DATA Report: Financing the Fight for Africa’s Transformation

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) deadline is now less than 1,000 days away. The world has officially entered the final leg of its 15-year journey to halve extreme poverty and…

Foresight Africa: Top Priorities for the Continent in 2013

Africa starts 2013 with hope and optimism. Africa has dropped its mantle as a “doomed continent” and has weathered several global economic crises fairly well. Today, the continent is a…

Global Monitoring Report 2013: Monitoring the MDGs

Global Monitoring Report 2013: Rural-Urban Dynamics and the Millennium Development Goals provides an in-depth analysis on urbanization as a force for poverty reduction and progress towards the MDGs in the developing…

African Development Bank Develops 10-Year Plan for African Development

The African Development Bank Group said it has made a 10-year plan and strategy that would focus on the economic transformation of the African continent. In a statement issued on…

Structural Adjustment Programmes Worked in Africa – World Bank

BY LAMBERT MBOM, 7 MAY 2013 INTERVIEW Chief Economist of the World Bank’s Africa division, Shantanayan Devarajan, speaking to Think Africa Press, credits ‘Africa Rising’ in part to World Bank…

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Sub-Saharan Africa Builds Momentum in Multi-speed World

By Juan Trevino and Masafumi Yabara IMF African Department May 10, 2013 Continued robust growth in sub-Saharan Africa conditional on policy choices Region’s economic performance still subject to downside risks…