April 2014


13 April 2014 - Growth in Africa: high, fragile and unequal

The UN Economic Commission for Africa recently published its yearly Economic Report for 2014. Its title is ‘‘Dynamic Industrial Policy in Africa’’. [read]

4 April 2014 - Bringing people out of poverty by connecting them to the global economy: USAID’s Global Development Lab

On 3 April, USAID launched its ‘‘Global Development Lab to Help End Extreme Poverty by 2030’’,  a multibillion dollar partnership between USAID, multinational corporations, CSO organisations and universities. It is not clear how the interests of the people who are supposed to be graduating out of poverty are being effectively considered in the goals of the partnerships initiated by the Lab. [read]

Last update:    April 2014

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