Category Archives: Reports

Realizing Africa’s Wealth: Building Inclusive Businesses for Shared Prosperity

Realizing Africa’s Wealth: Building Inclusive Businesses for Shared Prosperity. United Nations Development Programme. 10 May 2013. Summary This report, prepared by UNDP’s African Facility for Inclusive Markets, describes the status of inclusive…

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Economic Report on Africa 2013

Making the Most of Africa’s Commodities: Industrializing for Growth, Jobs and Economic Transformation African countries have a real opportunity to capitalize on their resource endowments and high international commodity prices,…

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Guide to Doing Business in Africa 2013 – LEX AFRICA

BY SEAN LARKAN ON APRIL 25, 2013 The Chairman of LEX AFRICA, Werksmans partner Pieter Steyn, recently announced the publication of the comprehensive and sought after LEX AFRICA Guide to Doing Business in Africa(PDF). The 2013 LEX AFRICA…

Africa Continues to Grow Strongly Despite Global Slowdown, Although Significantly Less Poverty Remains Elusive – World Bank

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2013 (World Bank) – Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is likely to reach more than 5 percent on average in 2013-2015 as a result of high commodity prices worldwide…

Africa Progress Report 2013 – Africa Progress Panel

  Africa Progress Panel – Africa Progress Report 2013: Equity in Extractives Launch Date: 10 May 2013 Preparing the report… Our first consultation meeting at Oxford University. Read more… Download the…

Emerging Africa – The Economist (Special Report)

The Economist (Special Report) – Emerging Africa Editorial: The world’s fastest-growing continent: Aspiring Africa Africa rising: A hopeful continent Guinea-Bissau, Guinea and Sierra Leone: Tired of war Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Nigeria: Bye-bye Big Men…

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From the Ground Up – Revenue Watch Institute Annual Report 2012

INTRODUCTION We are at the beginning of an era of new opportunities to address the challenges faced by countries rich in natural resources but in many cases fragile and poor,…

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Where Does Africa Stand on Budget Transparency?

BudgIT, a civil society organization based in Lagos, Nigeria, created “A Window on Africa,” an infographic that visualizes the scores of the 30 sub-Saharan and North African countries covered in…

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Mo Ibrahim Foundation: 2012 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG)

  Website: http://www.moibrahimfoundation.org/iiag/ The IIAG provides an annual assessment of governance performance in Africa. Funded and led by an African institution, and consisting of 88 indicators drawn from 23 independent international data providers, the IIAG is…

Pioneers On The Frontier: Sub-Saharan Africa’s Multinational Corporations

At the Frontier 100 Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, the Initiative for Global Development and Dalberg Global Development Advisors released Frontier 100′s report – Pioneers on the Frontier: Sub-Saharan Africa’s…