The King Baudouin Foundation has just announced that it is accepting nominations for its 2014-2015 African Development Prize. The Prize awards innovative initiatives that help local communities…

Kristina Nwazota |

In September 2013, four elderly sisters in Botswana were finally and definitively allowed to remain in the ancestral home where they had spent most of their lives — the result of their own…

Tazeen Hasan |

Dear Africa Can readers, we’ve heard from many of you since our former Africa Chief Economist Shanta Devarajan left the region for a new Bank position that you want Africa Can to continue…

Francisco Ferreira |

While global economic growth has been sluggish in recent years, Africa has been growing. We’ve seen a resurgence of traditional sectors such as agriculture and the extractive industries as well as…

Sajitha Bashir |

تقف منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا في الخطوط الأمامية من المواجهة مع تغير المناخ.وحسب تقرير البنك الدولي الصادر بعنوان "اخفضوا الحرارة: لماذا ينبغي تفادي ارتفاع حرارة الأرض 4 درجات مئوية…

سايمون ثاكر |

The Middle East and North Africa region is on the front lines of climate change.  According to the World Bank report Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4 ͦ C Warmer World Must be Avoided (WB, 2012), the…

Simon Thacker |

Le changement climatique frappe le Moyen-Orient et l’Afrique du Nord au premier chef. D’après le rapport de la Banque mondiale intitulé Baissons la chaleur : Pourquoi il faut absolument éviter une…

Simon Thacker |

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Kerry Natelege Crawford |

Dans le monde, 165 millions d’enfants de moins de cinq ans sont trop petits pour leur âge, une conséquence directe de la malnutrition chronique. Les atteintes se manifestent pendant la grossesse…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |

A nivel mundial, 165 millones de niños menores de 5 años sufren de malnutrición crónica, también conocida como retraso del crecimiento, o baja estatura en relación con la edad. Gran parte de este…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |