Category Archives: Investment


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…


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….


Africa Progress Report 2015: Power, People, Planet

Africa Progress Report 2015: Power, People, Planet. Africa Progress Panel. Press Release: Boost investment in Africa’s energy for a triple win for people, power and planet, Annan report urges. Africa Progress Panel. May…

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The Investment Climate in Africa: The Journey so Far

Investment Climate: The Journey so Far. Investment Climate Facility for Africa (ICF) and the African Development Bank. June 02, 2015. On 28th May 2015, ICF and the African Development Bank held…


Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency

Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency October 29, 2014 Download (PDF) Overview Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency, a World Bank Group flagship publication, is the 12th in a series of…

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World Bank Forum: Engaging the African Diaspora: Partnering for Long-term Trade, Investment and Skills for Workforce Development in Africa

June 10, 2015 WATCH VIDEOS OF SESSIONS Event Description  The potential wealth and talent existing in the African Diaspora is enormous. Some researchers estimate that US$53 billion is saved on…


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…


African philanthropy: the new drivers of development

Remittances to Africa could transform local philanthropy and put the continent on path of self development. Solome Lemma, Africans in the Diaspora (AiD), New York. 7 May 2014 [From: The Guardian Global Development…


Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises

Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises. The World Bank Group. Overview Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies…

The New York Forum AFRICA: Interview

Interview With Richard Attias, Chairman, Richard Attias & Associates; Founder, The New York Forum AFRICA ( Why did you choose to host the New York Forum AFRICA in Gabon? I first…