Africa is the continent with the most rapidly growing urban population, with more than 80% of its population growth expected to occur in cities over the next 30 years.

Oil and gas finds in Kenya present a unique opportunity that can cement the path towards sustainable development. Enhanced SME engagement in the sector is a critical lever for sustainable development. Together with micro enterprises, SMEs are estimated to contribute about 33.8% to Kenya’s GDP and employ close to 14.9 million Kenyans.

The Ghana Public Private Partnership for the Restoration of Degraded Forest Reserve project is implemented by FORM GHANA LTD. It has received funds from the African Development Bank and the CIF’s Forest Investment Program (FIP).

This is the second report for the Programme ‘Building Disaster Resilience to Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities’ (referred to throughout this report as “the Programme”).

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) has the potential to transform Africa’s economy, increase its productivity and enhance its global trade. In doing so, it would dramatically improve the wellbeing of African citizens.

This report updates previous African Development Bank (AfDB) and Association of Power Utilities of Africa (APUA) assessments of power sector reforms in Africa. APUA conducted a study in 2008 on reforms in the African power sector, focusing on 19 countries.

There has been substantial progress on improving children’s nutrition in Africa: stunting (height-for-age z scores

It is well recognized that infrastructure investment is vital for growth. However, its financial implications could be huge, which could not be met by traditional sources of financing only.

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) was established on the eve of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to help tackle our planet’s most pressing environmental problems.

This is the twentieth volume of Gender, Poverty, and Environmental Indicators and progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals in African Countries published by the Statistics Department of the African Development Bank Group.

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