Africa

Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, after Asia in both cases. At about 30.3 million km2 (11.7 million square miles) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area. With 1.3 billion people as of 2018, it accounts for about 16% of the world's human population. Africa's population is the youngest amongst all the continents; the median age in 2012 was 19.7, when the worldwide median age was 30.4. Despite a wide range of natural resources, Africa is the least wealthy continent per capita, in part due to geographic …

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On Equal Ground: Promising Practices for Realizing Women’s Rights in Collectively Held …

WRI · 2 November 2021 English

Full Executive Summary available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Bahasa, and Nepali. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes equal and secure land rights for women as integral to attaining …

women, and that number drops dramatically across Africa and East Asia. Many typically only have access Mathai Vice President and Regional Director For Africa WRI.org 2 Background For many women


Enhancing Food Security in Afghanistan

ORF · 16 October 2021 English

This discussion will begin at 2:00 p.m. IST. Link to the broadcast will be made available here.

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The Red Line: Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

ORF · 12 October 2021 English

This discussion will begin at 2:00 p.m. IST. Link to the broadcast will be made available here.

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Weekly Bulletin on Outbreak and other Emergencies: Week 41: 04 - 10 …

WHO · 12 October 2021 English

Mali Chad Niger Angola EthiopiaNigeria South Africa Namibia Mauritania Zambia Kenya Democratic Seychelles 0 820410 Kilometers ¤ REGIONAL OFFICE FOR Africa WHO Health Emergencies Programme Health Emergency all new cases in the past week: Ethiopia, South Africa, Angola, Nigeria and Gabon. Cases are currently highest number of new cases followed by South Africa which had recorded the highest number of cases surveillance and case investigation. Vaccine shipments to Africa continue to rise, however countries still need


Afghanistan and the Regional (Dis)order

ORF · 8 October 2021

This discussion will take place at 7:00 p.m. IST. Link to the broadcast will be made available here. Nearly two months after the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan, the situation in …

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How to manage the damage from oil-spills

UNEP · 7 October 2021 English

This month’s oil spill in California and the sinking of the X-Press Pearl off the coast of Sri Lanka in July have renewed attention to the environmental dangers of such …


Eastern Africa - AFRICA EAST- P129408- RI-Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project - …

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

contract. Page 1 PROCUREMENT PLAN Eastern Africa : RI-Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project Project General Information Country: Eastern Africa Bank’s Approval Date of the Original Procurement



Disclosable Version of the ISR - GH eTransform Ghana - P144140 - …

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

10/7/2021 Page 1 of 9 GH eTransform Ghana (P144140) AFRICA WEST | Ghana | Digital Development Global Practice



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