Category Archives: Investment

Global Witness: Promised forest sector reforms failing to materialise, study finds

7th February 2013 Public access to information remains a major obstacle to saving rainforests  Commitments to improve public access to information over how forests are managed in developing countries are…

The Accelerated Agribusiness and Agro-industries Development Initiative (3ADI)

http://www.3adi.org Why 3ADI? Because the time is ripe to make a difference in the lives of millions of farmers in the world’s poorest countries. By helping small farm-holders process their…

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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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 of national…

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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…

ADDRESSING AFRICA’S HUMILIATION: ‘BRAIN GAIN’/’BRAIN CIRCULATION’ DIASPORA NETWORKS FOR AFRICAN PROGRESS

This brief provides an overview of the role of “Brain Drain”/Diaspora Africans (BDAs) in fostering African progress, in the context of the reality that most accomplished BDAs, for a variety…