AfDB Launches Nationally Determined Contributions Hub

The AfDB’s Climate Change and Green Growth Department (PECG) has established the Africa Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) Hub to serve as a resource pool for Regional Member Countries (RMCs), and to coordinate various sector activities with a view to fulfilling obligations related to the Paris Agreement. The Hub particularly focuses on three key support areas: …

A New Philanthropic Partnership Launched with US$500million Investment in Developing Countries

A group of the world’s leading philanthropists today announced the formation of Co-Impact a new global model for collaborative philanthropy and social change at scale. Co-Impact will invest US $500 million in three critical areas – health, education, and economic opportunity – to improve the lives of underserved populations across the developing world. Co-Impact is …

2017 Ibrahim Index of African Governance Set for Launch on Nov 20

The Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) is an annual statistical assessment of the quality of governance in every one of the 54 African countries, covering a 17-year time series from 2000-2016 inclusive. The 2017 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) is the 11th iteration of this Index, and set for launch on November 20. …