Category Archives: Inclusive development

Services, Informality and Productivity in Africa

By Tabea Lakemann, Research Fellow, GIGA Institute of African Affairs and University of Göttingen, and Jann Lay, Acting Director, GIGA Institute of African Affairs, and Head of GIGA Research Programme Growth and Development Learn more about this timely topic at … Continue reading

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#ACT4SDGs

Commitment without action is simply irresponsibility; that is the reason why all concerned citizens in Nigeria have to call on our leaders to take steps in realizing the commitment they made to Sustainable Development Goals in September 2015. Come Monday … Continue reading

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Confronting the Urban Housing Gap

By Robin King More than 1.2 billion city dwellers―one of every three people living in urban areas―lack access to affordable and secure housing. This housing gap is a major drag on the economy and the environment. The impact is severe in … Continue reading

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How the World’s Richest Companies Can Help Its Poorest Citizens

Governments increasingly recognize that connecting their unbanked citizens to basic financial services is a valuable tool for overcoming poverty and driving economic growth. From Kenya and Tanzania, to Jordan and Peru, digital technology and simple mobile phones are opening up … Continue reading

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Assembly Passes Bill on Free, Compulsory Education For Children – NTA

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill for the right to free and compulsory basic education to all children in the state. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this followed a motion moved by the … Continue reading

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World’s most marginalized still left behind by global development priorities: UNDP report

Published Originally by UNDP Millions of people are not benefiting from progress, with the gap set to widen unless deep-rooted development barriers, including discrimination and unequal political participation, are tackled. Stockholm – A quarter-century of impressive human development progress continues to … Continue reading

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