Living customary water tenure is the most accepted socio-legal system among the large majority of rural people in sub-Saharan Africa.

Ghana’s progress of implementation has been mixed. Gender parity and high completion rates have been sustained at the KG, primary, and junior high levels despite the pandemic, while the population participating in formal and informal education, and training has gone up.

A long-lasting drought is affecting Somalia, coastal regions of Kenya and Tanzania, and central-eastern Ethiopia. After two years of below-average rainy seasons, severe and persistent drought conditions are leading to severe soil moisture deficit and are affecting the agricultural sector and increasing wild-fire danger.

Measurement of food access typically relies on a consensus of different indicators. However, there is a growing list of surveys in which the Food Insecurity Experience Scale is one of the few food access indicators captured, likely because it is an official measure for tracking progress toward the Sustainable Development Goal of zero hunger.

The amount of climate finance in Africa falls dramatically short of what is needed to implement Nationally Determined Contribution (NDCs) in the region. CPI estimates Africa’s climate finance needs at an average of USD 250 billion annually from 2020-2030, which must be provided by private and international public investors (CPI 2022a).

Recovery in youth employment is still lagging, according to this new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO), which confirms that the COVID-19 pandemic has hurt you

The aim of national forest inventories is to provide information on forests at national and regional levels, plus useful results for smaller areas, such as forest reserves. This report evaluates three options for the sampling design of biophysical measurements in Tanzania's forests.

Geographically disaggregated poverty data are vital for better understanding development issues and ensuring development efforts are directed to the places where they are most needed. Poverty has traditionally been measured by data on consumption, income, or assets.

Transitioning to a low-carbon economy is critical to the sustainability of the planet. A recent World Bank report found that increasing demand for clean energy technologies can increase demand for minerals such as graphite, lithium, and cobalt by nearly 500 percent by 2050.

The CAT Climate Governance series seeks to produce a practical framework for assessing a government’s readiness - both from an institutional and governance point of view - to ratchet up climate policy and implement adequate transformational policies on the ground, to enable the required economy-wide transformation towards a zero emissions societ