This is the eleventh volume on Gender, Poverty and Environmental Indicators on African Countries published by the Statistics Department of the African Development Bank Group. The publication provides some information on the broad development trends relating to gender, poverty and environmental issues in the 53 African countries.
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Chaired by former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, the Africa Progress Panel presented this year’s Africa Progress Report, ‘Grain, Fish, Money – Financing Africa’s Green and Blue Revolutions‘, in London on Thursday, May 8. The report finds that African countries can reduce poverty and inequality by boosting agriculture, which affects two thirds of the continent’s population. Africa has the potential to feed itself and other regions too. But the plunder of Africa’s timber and fisheries must stop.
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