Money to the people in Africa

The past 20 years have witnessed fast and sustained economic growth in Africa, especially in  resource-rich countries, thanks to improved macroeconomic policies, buoyant commodity prices, and new mineral resource discoveries [World Bank (2013); Hostland and Giugale (2013)]. Despite such progress, poverty levels remain stubbornly high, and recent studies have shown that the current pace . . . → Read More: Money to the people in Africa

How EU member states foster development diaspora

The effects of global human mobility and the serious policy and legislative challenges it poses to the governments of both developed and developing countries is a subject that has dominated much of recent migration literature and policy debates. How to leverage human mobility for development, while at the same time minimise its adverse effects . . . → Read More: How EU member states foster development diaspora

CAP post – 2015 devevelopment goals.

The CAP identifies substantive issues of importance to Africa and arrives at a consensus on Africa’s key priorities, concerns and strategies to be reflected in the outcomes of the post-2015 negotiation process. This was achieved by taking into account the wealth of information collected and collated from national and regional stakeholders (the executive and . . . → Read More: CAP post – 2015 devevelopment goals.

Some tips on growing your business in Africa

The 2014 EY Africa Attractiveness Survey shows increased foreign direct investment in the continent with Africa’s perceived attractiveness improving dramatically over the past few years. However, Africa is still a challenging and uncertain place to do business. In its report, EY identifies critical factors for effective strategy execution based on its own experiences of . . . → Read More: Some tips on growing your business in Africa