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World Economic Forum and OECD Launch SDIP ASEAN Hub


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  The Sustainable Development Investment Partnership (SDIP) is to establish an ASEAN regional hub to advance blended finance for sustainable infrastructure investment in the region SDIP, a collaborative initiative managed by the OECD and the World Economic Forum, brings together a community of 35 governments, banks, pension funds and philanthropic organizations committed to mobilizing $100 …

African Economic Conference 2016: “Feed Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth”

From: 5/12/2016 To: 7/12/2016 Location: Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria Jointly organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) will take place in Abuja, Nigeria, from December 5 to 7, 2016 under the theme “Feed …

Agricultural Innovations can Help African Farmers Compete, Boost Food Security

September 29, 2014—Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire—Africa must embrace agricultural innovations to better compete in an evolving global bio-economy, according to findings from a new report issued by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). The report, entitled “GM Agricultural Technologies for Africa,” analyzes the benefits and constraints of adopting genetically …

World Economic Forum Launches Two Reports on Boosting Strategic Infrastructure

The World Economic Forum is working with the African Union Commission, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Planning and Coordinating Agency, the African Development Bank and a business working group of 35 leading infrastructure companies on regional infrastructure development in Africa. Launched today, Strategic Infrastructure in Africa: A business approach to project acceleration focuses on regional …

Regional Integration Key to Africa’s Future Competitiveness : WEF

Africa must increase competitiveness or jeopardize future growth, warns the Africa Competitiveness Report 2013, which assesses prospects for sustainable growth of 38 African countries. Jointly produced by the African Development Bank, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum, the report identifies closer regional integration as an important driver for enhancing competitiveness. Cape Town, South Africa, …