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    Africa’s climate: Helping decision‑makers make sense of climate information

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2016
    African decision-makers need reliable, accessible, and trustworthy information about the continent’s climate, and how this climate might change in future, if they are to plan appropriately to meet the region’s development challenges.
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    Social Protection for Sustainable Development: dialogues between Africa and Brazil

    World Centre for Sustainable Development / RIO+ Centre, 2016
    Over the last few decades, Latin American countries have experienced a boom in social protection policies. This increase has been fuelled by the expansion of fiscal space as the result of steady economic growth.
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    Do Africans still want democracy?

    Afrobarometer, 2016
    More than half of all Africans today live in functioning multi-party electoral democracies that are demonstrably freer than the military or one-party regimes that previously dominated the continent.
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    Silencing the guns: terrorism, mediation and non-state armed groups

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2016
    On 21–22 October 2015, the African Union (AU), in collaboration with the Government of Namibia, hosted the Sixth AU High-level Retreat of Special Convened under the theme of “Terrorism, mediation and non-state armed groups”, the objectives of the retreat were to provide a platform for delegates to deliberate on the successes and challenges in relation to tackling the underlying causes of terror
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    A new vision for weather and climate services in Africa

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2016
    The collection, analysis and distribution of reliable weather, water and climate information - collectively referred to as hydromet services—has the potential to greatly benefit efforts by African nations to reduce poverty, build resilience and adapt to a changing climate.
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    Enhancing the climate resilience of Africa's infrastructure: the roads and bridges sector

    2016
    Roads are a key asset for Africa. They connect villages to economic centers, people to hospitals, children to schools and goods to markets facilitating trade. This report examines the implications of climate change for Africa’s road connectivity, and practical steps that can be taken now to minimize the associated risks.
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    The State of African Cities 2014: re-imagining sustainable urban transitions urban transitions

    United Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2014
    The overarching challenge for Africa in the decades to come is massive population growth in a context of wide-spread poverty that, in combination, generate complex and inter-related threats to the human habitat.
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    China’s African infrastructure projects: a tool in reshaping global norms

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    The resilience of China’s investments in African infrastructure has been called into question in the light of its own economic slowdown.
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    On becoming a responsible great power: contextualising China’s foray into human rights and peace & security in Africa

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    The deepening of China’s engagement with Africa has also prompted the broadening of its interests on the continent. This has resulted in China’s expansion into increasingly riskier territories, which means there is a greater urgency to protect its interests from the political vagaries endemic to conflict-affected African states.
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    South Africa in Africa: the dilemmas of foreign policy and human rights

    Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2016
    The Centre for Confl ict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, and the Johannesburg-based Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) hosted two public dialogues in Cape Town, one on 11 April 2016 on “South Africa in Africa: National Interest Versus Human Rights?”, and another on 30 June 2016 on “South Africa in Southern Africa: ‘Good Governance’ Versus Regional Solidarity?” Both events were held at

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