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Watch the 'East Africa One people One Destiny' presentation by Aidan Eyakuze
Though the East African economy shows an impressive growth rate trend with an average of 6% per year, both inequalities between the five different countries in the region – Kenya...
Great Transition Initiative launches new website
Development, economy and the challenge of the labour crisis
Juma Mwapachu | The McKinsey Global Institute in May 2012 published a report titled, ‘Trading Myths: Addressing misconceptions about trade, jobs, and competitiveness’ in which it...
Shifting focus in the discourse on international cooperation
Juma Mwapachu | 20 Years after the genocide in Rwanda which the world joined Rwanda in commemoration three days ago, the world is still haunted by the spectre of a human tragedy...
Goodbye to a SID friend and colleague: Professor Isaac Akinyele
Pan-African conference on inequalities in the context of structural transformation
In a number of countries in Africa, inequalities of various dimensions are high, growing or not declining fast enough in a region that is already amongst the most unequal in the...
Africa Rising? Inequalities and the essential role of fair taxation
After a decade of high growth, a new narrative of optimism has taken hold about Africa and its economic prospects. However, alongside some reductions in poverty, there is a broad...
IFAD: Achieving a sustainable future for all - Rural transformation and the post-2015 agenda
IFAD’s experience shows that investing in rural people and in agriculture can ensure a real return on investment in terms of food security and poverty reduction. We know that...
Development 56.2 The Future of the Economy is out now!
Whether one views a ‘crisis’ as a symptom of underlying psychological trauma, or a reflection of cognitive dissonance, or a justification of political unappetizing recipes, it is...
The age of african heros is ending This past week we have been forced to grapple with Nelson Mandela's frailty, his mortality. For all that I make the argument that it is...