Beyond AGOA: An Updated Case for a Trans - Atlantic Trade & Investment Partnership Between Africa & The United States
In this paper from the Wilson Center, the authors argue that, premised on conditions here in the U.S., in Africa and elsewhere, the ‘perfect storm’ could be brewing for an effective renewal or enhancement of AGOA before the program expires in 2015.
With a strong focus on equity, this year’s report explores the potential, problems and policy options associated with natural resources by focusing on oil, gas and mining.
This IPI paper analyzes the recent history of relations between the UN Security Council and the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) with respect to peace operations.
This paper from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs reveals that most Sub-Saharan African countries could potentially access at least 25 times their locally produced agricultural knowledge by adapting and adopting scientific breakthroughs produced in other countries.
This paper argues that the increased environmental, social and economic problems associated with rapid urbanization pose a threat to sustainable development, human security and, crucially, peace.
This paper from the Climate & Development Knowledge Network considers some of the various drivers behind countries’ climate compatible development strategies and their incentives for engaging on this agenda.
In this paper from the Brookings Institute, the authors assess the relationship between African economic development and the increasing proportion of young workers.
In this paper from Oxfam, an assessment of the impact of rapid land investment in Africa is having on women’s land-use options, on their livelihoods, on food availability and the cost of living, and, ultimately, on women’s access to land for food production is offered.
This report from Brookings outlines the the reasons why the U.S. needs to scale up its economic efforts in Africa.
This paper from UNU-WIDER employs the unique data and insights generated by the growth project of the African Economic Research Consortium to further explore the importance of a ‘syndrome-free’ (SF) regime for growth in the region.