Tuesday January 10, 2017

Tracking Africa's progress in figures is a 2014 report, published by the Asian Development Bank.

African economies have sustained unprecedented rates of growth, driven mainly by strong domestic demand, improved macroeconomic management, a growing middle class and increased political stability.

This publication looks at the key megatrends of the last few decades that will shape Africa's future.

(Source: Asian Development Bank)

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Thursday January 05, 2017

Shaping the future through an Asia-Pacific partnership for urbanization and sustainable city development is a 2014 report, published by the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).

This study presents arguments and a rationale for APEC member economies to engage in an Asia-Pacific partnership to shape the future of urbanization and sustainable city development. It discusses the challenges, policies, issues, and changes facing the development and management of cities.

(Source: APEC)

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Wednesday January 04, 2017

The changing nature of poverty and inequality in the Caribbean: new issues, new solutions is a 2016 report, published by the Caribbean Development Bank.

This publication is intended to:

a) provide fresh thinking on the transformative shifts in policies, approaches, strategies and institutions that are required to speed up poverty reduction in the Caribbean and also to expand opportunities for the most vulnerable groups in society

b) propose a new framework for assessing the effectiveness of existing approaches to poverty reduction in the Caribbean

c) offer new and innovative solutions to address poverty and promote shared prosperity

(Source: Caribbean Development Bank

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