According to the 3rd Ghana Economic Update report from the World Bank, the Agric sector has witnessed declining trends in contribution to GDP since the year 2010 while there has been a rise in the

South Africa’s mining industry and the government are moving closer to resolving a dispute over levels of black ownership that’s deterred investment and dragged down growth in the continent’s most

The drought has halted economic growth in the Western Cape‚ finance MEC Ivan Meyer said in his budget speech on Wednesday.

The past 20 years have witnessed some progress for women in the world of work and in terms of gender equality in society. Today, more women than ever before are both educated and participating in the labour market.

Healthcare sector, which will drive the economy, will generate 40 million jobs by 2020, says Devi Shetty at CII meet

Although the global economy is projected to remain strong in 2018, a new report by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) estimates high levels of risks that either come from smaller regional hotspots, or are global in nature.

Women’s leadership in business is critical to driving significant economic opportunities and driving better performance, as well as broader, long-term benefits for society and the environment, according a new report released by WomenRising2030, an initiative launched by the Business and Sustainable Development Commission.

The last budget of the Modi government comes against the backdrop of severe agrarian and rural distress. It is also the last opportunity to undo the damage caused to the rural economy by this government in the last four years. While the government has finally acknowledged the gravity of the situation, its response has been limited to empty rhetoric without any financial commitment. Going by the past record of the government, it is clear that it is serious neither in its commitment nor in its intent.

This paper uses household surveys from 89 countries to look at gender differences in poverty in the developing world. In the absence of individual-level poverty data, the paper looks at what can we learn in terms of

Placing Asian economies onto a sustainable development pathway requires an unprecedented shift in investment away from greenhouse gas, fossil fuel, and natural resource-intensive industries toward more resource-efficient technologies and business models. The financial sector will have to play a central role in this green transformation.