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Ending Africa’s Poverty Trap
According to the analysis in this paper, the crucial ingredient to breaking Africa’s poverty trap is for the rest of the world to help African economies to reach threshold levels of capital of variou

Author: Jeffrey D. Sachs, John W. McArthur, Guido Schmidt-Traub, Margaret Kruk, Chandrika Bahadur, Michael Faye, and Gordon McCord
Organisation: Jeffrey D. Sachs, John W. McArthur, Guido Schmidt-Traub, Margaret Kruk, Chandrika Bahadur, Michael F
Publish Date: 2004
Ending hunger in Africa: The elimination of hunger and food insecurity on the African by 2025: Conditions for success
The African Union has set a target to “eliminate hunger and food insecurity by 2025.” Both Agenda 2063 and the African Union Summit decision on Accelerated Agricultural Growth and Transformation have

Author: Steve Hedden, Barry B. Hughes, Dale S. Rothman, Alanna J. Markle, and Joel Maweni, Dr Ibrahim A. Mayaki
Organisation: NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency, Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures; University of Denver
Publish Date: September 2016
Ending Malnutrition by 2020: an Agenda for Change in the Millennium
If current trends continue, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) predicts that the numbers of underweight (weight-for-age
Author: United Nations ACC/SCN
Organisation: United Nations ACC/SCN
Publish Date: 2000
Energy - Technology Innovation
Energy-technology innovation (ETI) is the set of processes leading to new or improved energy technologies that can augment energy resources; enhance the quality of energy services; and reduce the eco

Author: Kelly Sims Gallagher, John P.Holdren, and Ambuj D. Sagar
Organisation: Annu. Rev. Environ. Resour. 2006. 31:193–237
Publish Date: 2006
Energy Descent Pathways - evaluating potential responses to Peak Oil
Provides a literature review on “peak oil”, the hypothesized peaking in world oil production. Notes that for Western societies dependent on supplies of cheap oil and gas, a rapid and unplanned for di

Author: R. Hopkins
Organisation: University of Plymouth
Publish Date: September 2006
Energy Shocks and Emerging Alternative Energy Technologies
This paper focuses on transport fuel security and implications of GHG emission reductions as two key shocks potentially facing national and global energy systems. A plethora of alternative technolog

Author: Graham M. Turner
Organisation: CSRIO Sustainable Ecosystems, Canberra, ACT, Australia
Publish Date: July 2010
energy solutions for South Africa Ensuring public participation and improved accountability in policy processes
The Institute for Security Studies’Corruption and Governance Programme hosted the South African Civil Society Energy Caucus in Cape Town on 14 and 15 September 2010.The theme for the meeting was Sust

Author: Lucy Baker
Organisation: Institute for Security Studies
Publish Date: March 2011
English as a global language: Its historical past and its future
This paper discusses English as a global language. The description of its history is offered to enable us to detect the underlying motivation of spreading English world-wide. How English plays a role

Author: Zuliati Rohmah
Organisation: IAIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya
Publish Date: February 2005
Envisioning 2050: Climate Change, Aquaculture and Fisheries in West Africa
Summary of the report: "This report presents the activities and results of the workshop Envisioning 2050: Climate Change, Aquaculture and Fisheries in West Africa. The objectives of the workshop were

Author: Badjeck, Marie-Caroline; Katikiro, Robert E; Flitner, Michael; Diop, Ndiaga; Schwerdtner Máñez, Kathleen
Organisation: WorldFish / ZMT
Publish Date: 2011
Envisioning the Future of Mining
Public perspective sees mining as old, dirty, dangerous and environmentally contentious. Mining companies have critical choices to make about their business. The biggest change will be responding nim

Author: IBM
Organisation: IBM
Publish Date: 2009
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