Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) is relaunching the MOOC ‘Feeding a hungry planet: Agriculture, nutrition and sustainability’ course. In this course, participants will focus on issues such as food security, malnutrition, and ecosystem management. For more information about the course and registration, please click here.
Ozge Tekin Capacity Strengthening Program is hosting Ozge Tekin as a visiting fellow from December 2017 to June 2018 from The Ministry of Food, Agriculture, and Livestock of the Republic of Turkey. At the ministry, Ozge worked as a European Union expert and at IFPRI her work will focus on the role of emerging economies […]
Secure, reliable, and affordable energy services are key to addressing many global development challenges. “Energy poverty” is widely recognized as hindering the achievement of the millennium development goals (MDGs) and energy security now features prominently in the sustainable development goals (SDGs). Modern energy services are required to create the conditions for economic development, social equality, […]
African Capacity Building Foundation released a new publication on youth employment in Africa. The aim of this publication is to provoke evidence-based discussion and encourage further investigation on the critical capacity challenges to be addressed to tackle youth unemployment in Africa. The paper assesses the causes and impacts of youth unemployment in Botswana, Namibia, South […]
The African Union Commission in collaboration with the NEPAD Agency, FAO, and WHO organized a two-day Continental Symposium on the theme ‘Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition' on 16th-17th November 2017. This event was followed by the commemoration of the 8th African Day for Food and Nutrition Security (ADFNS) on 18th November 2017 in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire. […]