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Call for papers: African Economic Conference 2021

Call for papers for the African Economic Conference that will take place in Cabo Verde, as well as virtually, from 2 to 4 December 2021.  


Towards a Multidimensional Vulnerability Index

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) face severe structural challenges due to their remoteness, economic concentration, and dependence on external flows such as remittances, foreign direct investment…  


Launching of the Inclusive Budgeting and Financing for Climate Change in Africa (IBFCCA) Programme: A SIDA-funded initiative

The programme seeks to encourage institutional change, strong leadership and buy-in across government and amongst state and non-state accountability actors.  


What's Next

As the economic and societal impact of COVID-19 worsens, we face hard choices but also tremendous opportunities.  


Green Climate Fund approves $54.5m project to reduce deforestation and carbon emissions in Northern Ghana

The project’s interventions are expected to result in the restoration of 200,000 hectares of off-reserve savannah forests  


Engaging the private sector in a low carbon transition: Lessons from Morocco

As African countries transition to low-carbon development, the engagement of the private sector as a critical partner in the process becomes ever more important.  


Why multilateralism matters

If we want to deliver on our promise to meet the SDGs and leave no one behind, international cooperation is the way forward to preserve our collective values and make the world a safer and more…  



How Africa can improve mobilization of climate finance for sustainable development?

More than half of the African countries have problems mobilizing finance to address climate change, yet 2/3 of them already implement their nationally determined contributions (NDCs).  


Putting markets to work

Innovative finance mechanisms provide a number of incentives for both investors and public sector actors.  

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