2014 Africa Progress Report

SDGs Will Only Succeed If They Can Succeed in Africa, says Caroline Kende-Robb in the Huffington Post

SDGs Will Only Succeed If They Can Succeed in Africa, says Caroline Kende-Robb in the Huffington Post

The new international targets to improve people's lives and protect life on the planet, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), do much more than just extend for another 15 years the remit of the Millennium Development Goals. The SDGs will only succeed, however, if they can succeed in Africa -- whose rapidly growing population most needs the change that the agenda describes.
Seizing Africa’s Energy, Agriculture and Climate Opportunities: Address by Kofi Annan in Berlin

Seizing Africa’s Energy, Agriculture and Climate Opportunities: Address by Kofi Annan in Berlin

Kofi Annan delivers the keynote speech to introduce the first panel of the forum "Africa beyond 2015" in Berlin. He summarizes Africa's current challenges and opportunities, and he highlights that the future of the continent rests not only in the hands of its political leaders but will also depend on the outcome of the forthcoming UN climate change conference in Paris.
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.
Africa Progress Report 2014 Infographics

Africa Progress Report 2014 Infographics

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