Tag: Development finance

International Monetary Fund boosts efforts to help countries finance development

International Monetary Fund boosts efforts to help countries finance development

17 Jul 15  News
As countries meet in Addis Ababa to consider ways to ensure adequate financing for sustainable development, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is taking measures to boost access...
Countries reach historic agreement to generate financing for new sustainable development agenda

Countries reach historic agreement to generate financing for new sustainable development agenda

16 Jul 15  News
Countries agreed on 15 July 2015 on a series of bold measures to overhaul global finance practices and generate investments for tackling a range of economic, social and enviro...
Financing the end of poverty

Financing the end of poverty

13 Jul 15  News
Global leaders are poised to adopt a set of targets tackling the world’s biggest challenges. These targets include the ambitious goal of ending extreme poverty in a generation.&...
Africa’s infrastructure spend to hit $180b by 2025

Africa’s infrastructure spend to hit $180b by 2025

18 May 15  News
A report by Pricewaterhouse and Coopers (PwC) on ‘Capital Projects & infrastructure in East Africa, Southern Africa and West Africa: Trends, Challenges and Future Outloo...
From Billions to Trillions – Transforming development finance

From Billions to Trillions – Transforming development finance

17 Apr 15  News
Post-2015 Financing for Development: Multilateral Development Finance Statement by the Heads of the African Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the European Bank for Rec...
OECD Development Assistance Committee: High Level Meeting Final Communiqué

OECD Development Assistance Committee: High Level Meeting Final Communiqué

19 Dec 14  News
The OECD Development Assistance Committee DAC convened its 2014 High Level Meeting from 15 to 16 December 2014 in Paris. The principal objective of the meeting was the modernisati...
Financing Africa’s massive projects

Financing Africa’s massive projects

16 Dec 14  News
Innovative bankrolling gains popularity and raises high hopes among key countries It is an audacious $4.8 billion project undertaken by one of the world’s poorest countries. At ...
At UN conference, top officials urge greater development assistance for landlocked countries

At UN conference, top officials urge greater development assistance for landlocked countries

04 Nov 14  News
The international community must aid the world’s landlocked developing countries (LLDC) in pursuing their goals for greater economic development to transition from being landlock...
China issues white paper on foreign aid

China issues white paper on foreign aid

11 Jul 14  News
China on Thursday issued its second white paper on foreign aid, elaborating how the nation helps other developing countries reduce poverty and improve livelihood without imposing p...
Aid to developing countries rebounds in 2013 to reach an all-time high

Aid to developing countries rebounds in 2013 to reach an all-time high

10 Apr 14  News
Development aid rose by 6.1% in real terms in 2013 to reach the highest level ever recorded, despite continued pressure on budgets in OECD countries since the global economic ...
EU-Africa summit to debate free trade

EU-Africa summit to debate free trade

02 Apr 14  News
EU and African leaders from 80 states are poised to meet in Brussels for a two-day summit as a deadline for tariff-free trade agreements draws near. Presidents Jacob Zuma and Rober...
New World Bank Group report charts road map for financial inclusion

New World Bank Group report charts road map for financial inclusion

12 Nov 13  News
Low-income populations benefit the most from technological innovations such as mobile payments, mobile banking, and borrower identification based on fingerprinting and iris scans, ...
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2009

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2009

08 Dec 10  Publications
During 2009 several important developments highlighted specific challenges for policy makers in Southern Africa. The global economic crisis continued to impact on the region in 200...