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    Africa and external actors

    Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2016
    The 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.
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    South Africa's trade and investment relationship with the United States post-AGOA

    Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2016
    The 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.
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    Improving infrastructure finance for Low-Income Countries: recommendations for the ADF

    Global Economic Governance Africa, 2016
    Low-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.
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    Climate change and state fragility in the Sahel

    Fride, 2015
    Many climate experts agree that the Sahel is a key hotspot for global climate change. Throughout the region, higher temperatures, increasingly variable rainfall, and more frequent droughts and storms will interact with high levels of vulnerability and low adaptive capacities to significantly challenge continued development progress.
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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

    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.