From here you can access information and statistics about the hiv epidemic across east and southern africa and within individual countries. Our work in this region has included activity in uganda, sudan, south sudan, ethiopia, nigeria, rwanda, kenya, ghana, senegal and south africa. The guttmacher institute’s work in sub-saharan africa has focused on researching access to and use of contraceptives, calculating the regional and country-level public health benefits of meeting women’s reproductive health needs, and documenting adolescents’ needs for and access to sexual and reproductive health information and. The economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.
Growth in sub-saharan africa has weakened after more than a decade of solid growth, although this overall outlook masks considerable variation across the region. The winds of changes are blowing across sub-saharan africa, a diverse region of 47 countries stretching from the rolling savannas south of the sahara desert to the coastal mountains and valleys of the cape. The african continent is on the move africa is urbanizing, with 50% of africans projected to live in cities by 2030 the continent will be disproportionately affected by the effects of climate change, resulting in unprecedented challenges of drought, disease, and.
Ghana has eliminated trachoma as a public health problem it is the first country in sub saharan africa to eliminate the painful and. Wp 2012-011: february 2012 food production and consumption trends in sub-saharan africa: prospects for the transformation of the agricultural sector. Banking in sub-saharan africa: interim report on digital financial inclusion banking in sub-saharan africa: interim report on digital financial inclusion.
As africa faces the potential for a demographic dividend, certain facts about africa’s population offer cause for both excitement and concern. Food security and agricultural development in sub-saharan africa building a case for more public support policy brief no 1 food security in sub-saharan africa. List of sub-saharan african of the american colonization society to repatriate freed slaves back to africa (prints and. Sub-saharan africa has put its lost decades behind and made significant strides on the social, political and economic fronts since the turn of the 21st century.
Africa - the second largest continent located to the south of europe and bordered to the west by the south atlantic and to the east by the indian ocean want to thank tfd for its existence tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, or visit the webmaster's page for free fun content. The under-five mortality rates in most of the sub-saharan countries appear to be less affected by household sub-saharan africa faces the greatest challenge of. Sub-saharan africa roughly constitutes black africa, whereas the indigenous populations of north africa are the lighter-skinned berbers. I think botswana - it's most prosperous country of continental sub-saharan africa botswana - driving sustainable growth video taken from . Progress in fight against malaria and hiv-aids recent reports from the world bank describe the health challenges facing six major parts of the world.
Advancing economic citizenship for children and youth in sub saharan africa this joint publication by cyfi and un-habitat examines youth economic citizenship in sub-saharan africa. Politics security sub-saharan africa under the radar under the radar: chronic food insecurity could hurt liberia’s economic growth and stability since the end of the civil war in 2003, liberia has become an example of progress and peaceful democratic transition for other countries emerging from conflict. Strengthening child protection systems in sub-saharan africa 2 acronyms and abbreviations adb african development bank aiha.
For many consumers across sub-saharan africa, the mobile phone is not just a communication device but also the primary channel to get online, as well as a vital tool to access various life-enhancing services. Jump to subregional/country search links the open knowledge repository contains the world bank’s premium research dealing with key aspects of development in sub-saharan africa. United nations programme of technical cooperation - promotion of economic and social development for the advancement of all peoples.
1 us–sub-saharan africa trade and investment an economic report by the international trade administration us department of commerce august 2014. Since the institute conducted its first program in sub-saharan africa in the mid-1980s, the majority of african nations with closed political systems have adopted principles of democratic governance. The africa program provides analysis on political, economic, and security dynamics in sub-saharan africa, highlighting important new.