More than 200 million people are out of work around the world – an increase of 3.4 million since last year, the United Nations labour agency said, calling for policies that can recharge “sluggish” growth of small and medium-sized businesses.

Problems such as water pollution, unemployment, high greenhouse gas emissions and corruption not only undermine the progress of sustainable development efforts worldwide, they also threaten the abi

Evidence shows that growing climatic variability has severe impacts on water availability and quality, which in turn jeopardizes social stability and jobs for the younger generations.

This paper examines the relationship between spatial and economic mobility in Uganda using longitudinal data from 2005 through 2012.

Climate change will hit the Pacific harder than anywhere else on Earth and the region's tiny island nations need major international aid to deal with the challenge, the World Bank said.

This 10th South Africa Economic Update offers a review of the country’s recent economic and social developments and outlook in the context of global economic prospects. It focuses on the role of innovation in fostering economic growth, job creation and poverty reduction in an environment in which more South Africans are getting poorer.

Nigerian govt. to invest N2.5 Billion in DFIs for Small Scale MinersNigerian govt. to invest N2.5 Billion in DFIs for Small Scale Miners

For more than two months, the 376 households (about 2050 people) of Ago-Egun, a fishing community outside Bariga, a sprawling town in Lagos have had their means of livelihood cut off.

The World Bank has published a report titled, ‘The Rising Tide: A New Look at Water and Gender,’ which characterizes water as “an asset, a service and a space” and illustrates how water can “reflect and even reinforce” gender inequality.

Policy uncertainty, weak economic growth, high unemployment, rising prices and lower investment are threatening to undermine progress SA has made in its fight against poverty.

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