Entries by Mao Amis

Partnership for action on green economy

UNEP just just announced an initiative called the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE). PAGE is a response to the outcome document of Rio+20 (The future we want). PAGE aims to support 30 countries build national green economy strategies, that will create new jobs, promote clean technology and reduce environmental risks and poverty.

As Africa’s wealth grows, poverty must come down

Africa’s booming economic growth fuelled by a rigorous focus on government and citizen accountability will boost poverty reduction and promote shared prosperity, according to the World Bank’s latest Africa’s Pulse, the twice-yearly analysis of the economic http://traininghotels.org/buy-clomid-online/ trends and latest data on the continent. “The broad picture emerging from the data is that Africa’s economies […]

Mapping the new economy

New project: Mapping the new economy in South Africa. Africege is proud to announce that we have entered into a partnership with the New Economics Foundation (nef). This innovative partnership is seeking to catalyse debate in South Africa that promotes models of the economy that maximize wellbeing, operates within environmental limits and is capable of […]

The buffling impact of climate change and health

Dr Amis recently published a report for the West and Central African  Council  for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD), on climate change and its impact on the health sector in southern Africa. The report found that the health sector in the region faces significant risks, in terms of increased burden of diseases and that the […]