Archive for category: Africa Renewal

How smart policies can lessen effects of climate change

According to a famous African proverb, “When the music changes, so does the dance.” This adage illustrates the continent’s current position amidst opportunities for, and challenges to, development and governance as the 21st century unfolds.

Light at the end of the tunnel

Environmental sustainability is crucial to Africa’s development. As the target date for achieving the MDGs comes to a close, achieving environmental sustainability remains a challenge.

Trading while caring for people and planet

Ratifications are moving ahead, if slowly, on the newly signed African Continental Free Trade Agreement

How is Africa faring?, Paris Agreement on climate change: One year later

Since December 2015, when 195 countries signed the Paris Agreement on climate change, several countries in Africa have

Africa’s trade under a cloud of changing climate

The devastating effects of climate change are already being felt across the planet, including in Africa.

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