Re-imagining and re-engineering Africa's Future: What future do we want? The question is – do we want to go back to where we were, do we recover, or do we reconstruct? What kind of economy we want?
Sudan opens for business
After decades of strife and bloodshed, Sudan has made significant gains in the two years since its revolution, adopting important economic reforms and gradually rejoining the international community. Now, the country needs investment, and it has no shortage of profitable opportunities to offer.
By VOLKER PERTHES
Investment prospects for Africa in a post Covid-19 era
While the Covid-19 pandemic has undoubtedly dealt Africa several blows – including lower trade and investment as well as a continental supply shock affecting domestic and regional trade – there may be room for innovative investment opportunities in the future.
By JIM COLEMAN
No recovery without debt relief
The COVID-19 pandemic is a shared global challenge, and it demands a shared global response that addresses both the health and economic dimensions of the crisis. More extensive debt relief for Africa is an essential feature of any such response.
By MO IBRAHIM
New investments will give Africa the lead in Agri-development
At a time when the rest of the world is re-thinking its approach to commercial agriculture, Africa has a clear opportunity to refresh its approach to the sector and become an emerging force.
By SOLA DAIVID-BORHA, LINDA MANDA
Powering sustainable food systems
As world leaders mark Earth Day at a climate summit hosted by US President Joe Biden, they must remember what the largest greenhouse-gas emitters owe to the rest of the world. More than anyone, low-income countries dependent on agriculture need increased green finance and access to affordable clean energy.
By AGNES KALIBATA, KRISTINA SKIERKA
Covid-19: invention and remodeling key to business survival
Moving forward businesses need to conduct a rigorous review of their supply chain, map it out – 1st, 2nd, 3rd tier, supplier’s own source, logistics etc. They must switch from an operational supply chain to building a resilient supply chain that is smart and flexible, reconfigure their supply chain exposure, plan for diversification.
By SHAUN JAYARATNAM