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The State of Biodiversity in West Asia: a mid-term review of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity TargetsUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2016Global Biodiversity Outlook-4 (GBO-4), the mid-term review of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 , published by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), provides a global assessment of progress towards the attainment of the Planâs biodiversity goals and associated twenty Aichi Biodiversity Targets, but contains limited regional information.Document
The State of Biodiversity in Africa: a mid-term review of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity TargetsUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2016Global Biodiversity Outlook-4, the mid-term review of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 , provided a global assessment of progress towards the attainment of the Plan's global biodiversity goals and associated Aichi Biodiversity Targets, but contained limited regional information. This report builds on and complements the global GBO-4 assessment.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016Governance is notoriously difficult to measure – yet numerous global indices attempt to do so. This paper tracks the governance progress of 52 African countries through various indices. A total of 17 of these states have undergone a holistic governance review by the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM). Another 17 have joined the APRM, but have not yet been reviewed.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2016Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region countries have unique demographic characteristics. Within the MENA region, Arab countries have higher fertility and population growth rates and a significantly younger age structure than other ountries and regions.DocumentCentre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2016The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, hosted a three-day policy research seminar in Cape Town, from 27 to 29 April 2016, on the theme “The African Union: Regional and Global Challenges”.DocumentKPMG, 2016The nature of India’s relationship with Africa is clearly evolving into a wider, deeper engagement that, while clearly in India’s advantage, also offers significant potential benefits to its African counterparts. This overview of Indian/African economic collaboration is a joint piece of work from KPMG and the Confederation of Indian Industry. It specifically looks at:Document
Hot, hungry and starved of investment: supporting smallholders to build a climate-resilient agricultural sector in southern AfricaOxfam, 2016As the African Development Bank meets in southern Africa, one of the strongest and most sustainedDocumentCARE International, 2016The brief is the third in a series of practitioner briefs which document ALP learning on community based adaptation approaches in ways that are useful to practitioners, development actors and decision-makers.OrganisationJohns Hopkins Health and Education in South Africa (JHHESA) is a non profit organisation that aims to improve the health and well-being of all South Africans.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2016The struggles over institution-building that followed the spread of uprisings across the Arab region in 2011 underscore the importance of elite bar - gaining in shaping the direction of regime change.