The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Africa’s Agenda 2063 define the context in which FAO’s work, and those of its partners, will transform lives in the continent over the next decade. The Agenda 2063—“The Africa we want,” advocates solidarity, and
This fall, Tanzania’s largest power plant came online. Rising about the outskirts of Dar Es Salaam, the nation’s largest city, Kinyerezi II reflects the ambitious scale of development in East Africa - and more generally, East Africa's infrastructure boom. The 240
Africa is on the rise. Extreme growth and a youthful, vibrant set of economies makes the continent one of the most exciting, if not the most exciting, places in the world today from the perspective of growth. africanDRONE was founded
While #BeingAfricanInAfrica (that is, while just being my usual self), I received an invitation to attend the Gates Foundation Goalkeepers event in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 1 December 2018, on the eve of the Global Citizens concert. My take-home message
When the United States sneezes, as the old adage goes, the rest of the world often catches a cold. The US Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, which ruled that public-sector unions
The WorldBank’s recently released Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2018 reminds us how hard it is to measure what matters most to SDG 4 – quality education. Atlas’ indicators depict consumption, conditions, and consequences of education, but not its quality.
Around 85% of people in the world have access to electricity, but in sub-Saharan Africa that number drops to 40%. The global disparity of electricity access is not something that many of us think about in our everyday lives, but