Rising debt amplifies investment risk, hampers economic diversification, and undermines investment in human capital
Achim Steiner and Mark Lowcock today called on national and international partners to reinforce joint efforts to address the dire needs in North-east Nigeria
Two years after the launch of the 2016 Africa Human Development Report on 'Accelerating Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Africa', RBA Strategic Advisory Angela Lusigi takes stock of advances made.
Japanese business presence in Africa has steadily increased in the past 10 years. Official figures estimate that in 2017, 795 Japanese corporations were operating in the continent, up 7.7% from 738 in 2016
The conference is expected to reinforce an approach that combines the response to people’s immediate humanitarian needs with addressing the root causes of the crisis in a way that leads to sustainable, resilient development.

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