Max Bankole Jarrett

Max Bankole Jarrett

Change is the only constant

Change is the only constant

Greetings from the secretariat of the Africa Progress Panel (APP). Welcome to our first newsletter of 2017. It’s often said that change is the only constant. While that maxim may not suit every organisation, it’s certainly one that has driven the dynamism of the APP since its inception.
Rien n’est permanent sauf le changement

Rien n’est permanent sauf le changement

Chers amis, Le Secrétariat de l’Africa Progress Panel vous salue cordialement. Nous vous souhaitons la bienvenue dans la première édition 2017 de notre bulletin d’information. On dit souvent que rien n’est permanent sauf le changement. Bien que cette maxime ne vaille pas pour toutes les organisations, elle représente le fondement du dynamisme de l’Africa Progress Panel (APP) depuis sa création. C’est dans cet esprit que nous vous faisons part de plusieurs changements au...
Has Liberia found the way to share its forest plenty with the poor? asks Max Bankole Jarrett in the Guardian

Has Liberia found the way to share its forest plenty with the poor? asks Max Bankole Jarrett in the Guardian

The “paradox of plenty” debate tends to focus on fossil fuels and minerals. Countries that are rich in these resources are often – paradoxically – kept financially poor, with the proceeds of natural wealth largely profiting political elites, foreign companies and commodities traders, rather than being used strategically to bring whole populations out of poverty.