- Apr 20, 2015New oil and gas discoveries across Africa have raised hopes among governments and citizens alike that major investments to spur economic growth and development are the horizon. But the recent collapse in oil prices and broader unease around the energy market leave the timetable for capitalizing on these new discoveries uncertain.Apr 17, 2015
The data are stark and incontrovertible: In Eastern and Southern Africa, girls account for 80 percent of all new HIV infections among adolescents, and HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for girls aged 15-19.Apr 15, 2015
Post-harvest loss (PHL) is an enormous nutritional, economic, and environmental concern around the world, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa. Roughly 40 percent of the world's food supply is wasted instead of consumed due to improper storage and damages. Therefore, reducing PHL represents a unique opportunity to enhance global food security.Apr 13, 2015
The CSIS Africa Program and the CSIS Global Health Policy Center invite you to a Statesmen's Forum on Women’s Empowerment and Development: A View from the African Union.Apr 9, 2015
Please join us for a discussion of Nigeria's recently-held presidential elections, which have set the stage for the first democratic transfer of power between parties in the country's history.Mar 31, 2015
A child's opportunities early on in life can make or break their chances to become a thriving, successful adult—and access to the most basic, vital services is often unequal, determined by gender, ethnicity, geography, economic circumstances, or other inherent factors.Mar 3, 2015
The Project on Prosperity and Development will host the Creating Shared Value Conference as part of its ongoing work on the role of the private sector in addressing enduring socioeconomic challenges in the world's poorest countries. Join us for a discussion on ways to maximize shared value between businesses and the often rural communities in which they operate.Feb 23, 2015
As the Ebola epidemic continues in West Africa, a major challenge impeding international efforts to “get to zero” Ebola cases and deaths is the absence of effective, portable, and affordable Ebola diagnostic tools. There has been a considerable push by industry, governments, NGOs, international organizations, and foundations to develop these new tests.