This note on sea cucumber farming is part of a series to analyze the different forms of green aquaculture, assessing potential environmental, economic, and social benefits. Aquaculture offers advantages on several levels closely aligned to the Bank’s strategy.

Climate finance committed by major multilateral development banks (MDBs) rose to a total of US$ 66 billion last year from US$ 61.6 billion in 2019, according to the 2020 Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance. Of this, 58 per cent – or US$ 38 billion – was committed to low- and middle-income economies.

The gender gap in Kampala in the Waste Management and Plastics Recycling sectors represents a major issue to be resolved if the country is to achieve and improve the efficiency of the Strategic Program for Climate Resilience (SPCR) projects and therefore enhance the achievement of Uganda's Sustainable Development Goals.

African countries strengthened their ability to recover funds held offshore, directly boosting national tax revenues, according to the latest Tax Transparency in Africa report. The trend signals continuing progress in the fight against illicit fund flows out of Africa, worth an estimated $50 billion each year.

Agriculture is a major source of income in Africa, with 50-70% of Africans relying on agriculture for their livelihoods but the sector’s true potential remains untapped, limiting economic development and contributing to persistent poverty and deteriorating food and nutrition security across the continent.

The African Development Bank, UN Food and Agriculture Organization and CGIAR’s Alliance of Biodiversity International Center and Big Data in Agriculture Platform created digital agriculture country profiles aimed at helping bolster agricultural transformation and accelerate economic growth.

The African Development Bank, UN Food and Agriculture Organization and CGIAR’s Alliance of Biodiversity International Center and Big Data in Agriculture Platform created digital agriculture country profiles aimed at helping bolster agricultural transformation and accelerate economic growth.

The African Development Bank, UN Food and Agriculture Organization and CGIAR’s Alliance of Biodiversity International Center and Big Data in Agriculture Platform created digital agriculture country profiles aimed at helping bolster agricultural transformation and accelerate economic growth.

The main objective of the study was to develop a framework for designing and implementing local content policies in Ethiopia driven by the mining sector. The Ethiopian government’s vision is to transform the country into a lower middle income industrial economy by 2025.

This study had two objectives: to develop a framework which will guide the design and implementation of a petroleum sector local content policy approach in Ethiopia and to conduct a high-level capacity survey of Ethiopia’s petroleum and allied sectors to identify those industries that can produce inputs as well as skills needed for the sectors.

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