Brookings’ 2018 Foresight Africa Report Emphasizes Domestic Resource Mobilization

In this year’s Foresight Africa, Africa Growth Initiative (AGI) scholars and invited experts delve deeply into six overarching themes that highlight areas in which African countries and their citizens are taking the lead to achieve inclusive growth. In a world where China and other emerging economies are ascendant, where cooperation on global governance is under …

New World Bank Report Predicts Significant Economic Growth in sub-Saharan Africa in 2018

The World Bank forecasts global economic growth to edge up to 3.1 percent in 2018 after a much stronger-than-expected 2017, as the recovery in investment, manufacturing, and trade continues. Growth in advanced economies is expected to moderate slightly to 2.2 percent in 2018, as central banks gradually remove their post-crisis accommodation and the upturn in …

Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Summit Holds in Kenya

Kenya will host the Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Summit which provides an opportunity for cross-sector networking and knowledge exchange that is competent and neutral, technical and commercial by bringing together all stakeholders, including regional governments and policy makers, private sector and research organizations, UN agencies and civil society. By providing keynote addresses, panel discussions and …