If Nigeria’s poor keep having many babies, the country is unlikely to ever beat poverty. Nigeria boasts the largest economy in Africa and the 27th largest globally, yet […]
On his famous 1941 speech that went down in history as the Four Freedom speech, the then President of the United States of America Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared that […]
Who is poor? How can policymakers identify households that are poor? This pair of questions, intersecting yet separate, have plagued academics, policymakers and civil society members around the world.
Europe is facing big challenges: an ageing society, mass migration, rapid changes in family structures, shrinking share of global GDP. Social cohesion is eroding daily.
Within a multi-cultural, multi-religious, interconnected, digital society, the use of the Internet for religious purposes has potentially important implications for inter-ethnic and inter-religious relations, policy-making and education. Furthermore, Internet has, […]
Sub-Saharan Africa is undoubtedly the most important frontier for climate change mitigation and adaptation. More than 620 million people, two-thirds of the population, lack access to electricity. Electrifying sub-Saharan Africa using existing energy mix jeopardizes the goal of limiting warming below two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels reiterated in the Paris...
South Sudan became independent on 9th July 2011, after decades of civil war against the North. The world’s youngest nation almost represents a perfect textbook example of a small isolated economy.
Relations between China and Africa have experienced significant momentum in economic development over the last decade. Although China’s interaction with African countries covers a wide range of arenas, from political […]