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24th May 2016

UNDP signs MoU with Peking University Centre for new structural economics

New York – The Peking University Centre for New Structural Economics (CNSE) and UNDP today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a strategic partnership in promoting economic structural transformation in Africa and beyond, […]
19th May 2016

Highlights from the inaugural ATF 2016

By His Excellency, Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda
15th May 2016
H.E. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda

Change mindsets to change society

By His Excellency, Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda
15th May 2016
Claver Gatete Minister of Finance, Government of Rwanda IMG_6265

Picking up the pace of transformation

By Claver Gatete, the Hon. Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Rwanda
15th May 2016

Transformation is a continuous process

By Carlos Lopes, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the ECA
30th April 2016

Economic transformation in Africa: where to begin?

Since the mid-1990’s, many Sub-Saharan African countries have seen economic growth driven by institutional reforms, healthier business climates, advancements in democratic governance, and improvements in macro-economic environments. This growth has delivered clear benefits: a rising […]
12th April 2016

Africa’s great opportunity for reform

Reposted from The Guardian – Fixing Africa’s failing education systems should be seen as a top economic policy priority The challenge for policy-makers is to set a course for recovery that supports more inclusive growth, […]
1st April 2016

Unemployment in Africa: no jobs for 50% of graduates

Almost half of the 10 million graduates churned out of the over 668 universities in Africa yearly do not get job, Kelvin Balogun – President of Coca-Cola, Central, East and West Africa – has said. […]
31st March 2016

African Transformation Forum underway in Rwanda

The African Transformation Forum (ATF) that seeks to build a coalition for transformation in Africa — addressing key economic development themes — is ongoing in Rwanda’s capital of Kigali. The two-day forum is jointly organised […]