Category Archives: Investment Climate

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Why Cities, Not Countries, Should Drive Investment Decisions In Africa

African Leadership Network. August 13, 2012. Africa is urbanising at a rapid pace. It is estimated that around 40% of Africans currently live in urban areas, making Africa more urbanised than…

Building Bridges: Africa’s Attractiveness Survey 2012

The second edition of Africa Attractiveness builds on the theme of the African growth story, while emphasising the need to bridge a perception gap that continues to exist among many…

Sub-Saharan Africa: Sustaining Growth Amid Global Uncertainty

International Monetary Fund (IMF). May 2012 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa. Ms. Antoinette Monsio Sayeh, Director of the IMF’s African Department, commented on the report’s main findings: “Despite difficult external…

Africa Progress Report 2012 – Africa Progress Panel

MAY 2012 – AFRICA PROGRESS REPORT 2012 Jobs, Justice and Equity: Seizing opportunities in times of global change The 2012 Africa Progress Report, launched today by the Africa Progress Panel,…

African Leadership Network: New Africa Looks At New Europe By Joshin Raghubar, CEO, IKineo

By ALN | Published: NOVEMBER 6, 2012 (Edited version of a presentation delivered on the 28th of June 2011 outside Berlin to emerging German and European public sector and media leaders at the Summer Academy Europe,…

African Leadership Network: Unparalleled Regional Trade Expansion

By ALN | Published: AUGUST 21, 2012 Ethiopia’s trade with its neighbors is likely to present a major business and economic opportunity in the coming few years. This is made possible due to bilateral…

Poverty reduction through productive activities

http://www.unido.org/what-we-do/poverty-reduction-through-productive-activities.html The international community is committed to achieving the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015, and, in particular, to halving the proportion of the world’s poor whose income is less…

The Africa Competitiveness Report 2011

The Africa Competitiveness Report 2011, the third report jointly published by our organizations, comes out at a time when Africa’s recovery from the global economic crisis has been faster than…

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Doing Business 2013: Smarter Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises

  Doing Business 2013: Smarter Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 185 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as…

The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013

The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013 assesses the competitiveness landscape of 144 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity. The Report series remains the most comprehensive assessment…