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As global leaders examine progress in reducing poverty, the time is right to explore if and how livelihoods have improved. What factors determine livelihoods? Which issues will most affect them by 2030? And how can global living standards be sustained?
The SoEAR 2013 explores the future of inequality within the five countries of the East African Community. The report will be launched at 9.00 am on Friday 22nd, 2013 at the Hilton Hotel, in Nairobi, Kenya by the Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly in the presence of the Members of the...
by Al-Amin Kheraj. To transform, simply put, is to change significantly. In mathematics for instance, transformation implies that one set of variables in an expression are replaced with another set, or that one space maps onto another space. To retain, similarly, is to recall experience. In...
by Ruth Aine. The East African integration process has gone through quite a metamorphosis dating as far back as the 1960's as envisioned by the late Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere. Today it has 5 countries: Burundi, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya. Will this integration process soon become a...
Development Vol. 55.4 brings together reflections on African development strategies over the last decade highlighting the myriad of innovative activities for African-led economic and social change. 
Introduction to Development issue 55.4 'African Strategies for Transformation'
by Moushumi Chaudhury*
  By Ahmed Salim 
By Ahmed Salim 
by Ahmed Salim  It has become patently obvious that the world’s youth are having a significant influence on the political, economic and social future of society. The ‘Arab Spring’ across North Africa and the Middle East was a dramatic demonstration of their power. The surge in Africa’s middle...