The year 2019 has positive prospects for Africa in terms of increase in economic growth, governance and improved business environment, said Foresight Africa 2019 report launched in Johannesburg. The report contains different chapters written by different influential people in government, academia and civil society.

Universal health, education and other public services reduce the gap between rich and poor, and between women and men. Fairer taxation of the wealthiest can help pay for them. Our economy is broken, with hundreds of millions of people living in extreme poverty while huge rewards go to those at the very top.

The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog, Government of India, has taken an initiative to provide a Model Concession Agreement for introducing Electric Buses in cities for Public Transportation on OPEX (per km basis) in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode.

This volume shares new data relating to Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA), with emphasis on experiences in Eastern and Southern Africa. The book is a collection of research by authors from over 30 institutions, spanning the public and private sectors, with specific knowledge on agricultural development in the region discussed.

Bhutan has a strong track record of reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity, primarily supported by the state, which has played a large role in the country's development accomplishments.Growth has been driven mainly by the public sector through hydropower development.

Water, climate and finance know no borders. This brings challenges and opportunities: The majority of freshwater worldwide flows in transboundary basins and most climate change impacts are felt through the water cycle.

This publication examines the enormous potential for scaling up green business development in Asia and the Pacific.

Consumer demand for food safety is likely to be an important driver of public policies and industry-led efforts to reduce information asymmetry on food attributes and improved food safety. This paper examines the attribute demand for chicken meat and tilapia among 803 shoppers in Accra, Ghana.

Worldwide, around 1 billion people currently lack access to electricity, the vast majority in rural areas. A real opportunity exists to now meet this challenge with private sector solutions for off-grid renewable energy, either via solar-battery mini-grids or solar home systems.

SouthSouthNorth has released an independent study on the potential private sector investment priorities that support South Africa's climate change outcomes.

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