Development policy

A new database by FAO maps current official decisions being taken around the world to mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on food and agricultural systems.

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Many developing countries could achieve more progress by making use of their comparative advantages to enter the world market, says former World Bank Chief Economist Justin Yifu Lin. Africa in particular could benefit…

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Founded in 2018 by the European Union (EU), the Task Force Rural Africa held a workshop at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture in Berlin, Germany, to present their work and focus themes to examine and provide…

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The World Bank published the 16th edition of the “Doing Business Report 2019” comparing 190 economies with regard to regulations and business development.

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Africa's agriculture has the potential to become the driving force of the continent’s development, according to a study by Berlin Institute.

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The report argues that Africa needs more coherent development strategies that prioritise improved public action in order to stand up to the challenges of growth, jobs and inequalities prompted by the continent's…

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The New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (NAFSN) was launched in 2012 by the G8 countries, ten African countries, the private sector and NGOs. The results achieved so far have been evaluated in a Synthesis Report…

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The most sustainable way to achieve the climate targets along with the Sustainable Development Goals might be a policy combination. CO2 pricing policies in combination with lifestyle changes are most effective, according…

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In November 2017, at their joint session, the European Union and the African Union decided to set up a Task Force Rural Africa (TFRA). This January, applications were already invited for an eleven-member task force that…

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Germany’s debt relief alliance erlassjahr.de and the catholic relief organisation Misereor are drawing attention to dramatic developments in government debt among the poor countries of the Global South.

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