African Free Trade Area

Op-ed: Reopening African economies in the ‘new normal’

In the midst of reopening African economies, governments face extreme choices on how best to deal with this procedure to ensure lives and protect vocations.
India

Multilateral development banks dedicated $61.6 billion to climate finance in 2019

Climate finance by the world’s largest multilateral development banks totalled $61.6 billion in 2019, of which 67% was in low- and middle-income economies.
Afreximbank

Sparking a green recovery to keep Africa’s economy going

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) are directing €300 million ($355 million) to support the resilience and recovery of African nations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
AFCFTA trade

Ed’s note: Less aid, more trade clears the way to boost...

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement brings hope for future generations of entrepreneurs across all sectors.
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How businesses can reap the benefits of digital transformation

As organisations embrace becoming virtual entities with more employees working from home, understanding digital transformation and cybersecurity is vital.
SAISC

ICMS sets a benchmark for globally funded projects

The international construction measurement standards (ICMS) enables financiers to compare apples with apples when reviewing project costs across the globe.
fourth industrial revolution

Podcast: Digitalisation’s role in the utility of the future

Listen to this podcast episode in which Mike Ballard, Vice President Industry Strategy at Oracle Utilities, speaks about digitalisation and why financial sustainability is so important for utilities in both developed and developing countries.
African Free Trade Area

Report: World Bank’s perspective on the African Continental Free Trade Area

The World Bank report, The African Continental Free Trade Area: Economic and Distributional Effects, is designed to guide policymakers. Access the report today.
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Trade pact could boost Africa’s income by $450 billion, study finds

The World Bank's assessment of the AfCFTA trade pact is that income gains will likely come from measures that cut red tape and simplify customs procedures.

About Africa Supply Chain in Action 2020 (#ASCA2020)

Africa Supply Chain in Action 2020 (#ASCA2020) is Africa’s collaborative response to Supply Chain Management and Procurement of the future.

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