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- OrganisationThe AU Commission’s Campaign to End Child Marriage in Africa aims to combat negative practices that impinge on or contravene the rights and welfare of the child, in particular the girl-child.
Climate change adaption readiness: lessons from the 2015/16 El Niño for climate readiness in Southern AfricaSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017Southern Africa is experiencing its worst drought in at least 35 years. The drought is associated with an acute El Niño cycle, a periodic weather phenomenon that affects weather patterns across large regions of the globe, including Southern Africa.Document
Still no alternative? Popular views of the opposition in Southern Africa’s one-party dominant regimesAfrobarometer, 2017Dominant party systems in Southern Africa differ widely in the extent and nature of this dominance, in their overall democratic quality, as well as in public attitudes toward the political opposition.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017The quest for competitive elections in Africa, with the modest gains made since the 1990s towards deepeningdemocratisation, continues to underpin the continent’s efforts to create stable and growing democracies.DocumentAfrobarometer, 2016In many parts of Africa, access to and quality of medical services remain poor.DocumentCentre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2016The Cape Town seminar in August 2016 brought together about 30 key scholars, policymakers, and civil society activists to assess bilateral and multilateral relations between Africa’s traditional and non-traditional actors in the post–Cold War era.DocumentTrade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2016The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) has been recognised as the cornerstone of America’s engagement with Sub-Saharan Africa for the past 14 years. It is therefore central to an understanding of the South Africa-US trade relationship.DocumentResearch and Information System for Developing Countries, 2016India-Africa seed sector has promises for improving trade with various African nations.Document
Illicit financial flows estimating trade mispricing and trade-based money laundering for five African countriesGlobal Economic Governance Africa, 2016Illicit financial flows (IFFs) are garnered through the proceeds of illicit trade, trade mispricing, transfer pricing and other forms of organised profit-motivated crime.DocumentGlobal Economic Governance Africa, 2016Low-income countries (LICs) in sub-Saharan Africa face a substantial infrastructure-financing gap. multi-lateral development banks (MLDBs) have traditionally played an important role in mobilising finance for infrastructure in LIcs, but their funding alone cannot match demand.