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Coming back to the neglected: Growth is indeed a fix to the achievement of MDGs, but…

Written by Bitrina Diyamett, Director of STIPRO – Tanzania. She has recently launched a new paper –Is the Current Booming Growth in Africa worth Celebrating? Some Evidence from Tanzania – part of the Southern Voice Initiative.  As debates on achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and on new goals after 2015 gather momentum, the neglected … Continue reading

Financing future goals: Aid will not be a panacea for Africa’s development

Written by John Kwakye, Senior Fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs – Ghana. He has recently launched a new paper – Looking beyond Aid to Fund Africa’s Development – part of the Southern Voice Initiative. The key to accomplishing the next round of development goals is a good financial scheme. Africa lacks adequate resources … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: Preparatory materials for the 10th session of the OWG on SDGs – The Co-Chairs of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals have released a number of documents in preparation for its 10th session taking place from … Continue reading

African Women & Girls at the Grassroots – Their Say on their World Post-2015

A new report by the Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development (ACORD) that details the voices of African women and girls in the post Millennium Development Goals discussion. Based on citizen-driven workshops on the post-2015 framework held in 13 African countries, the report attempts to give voice to grassroots women with the aim to ensure women’s contribution forms … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Ninth Session of the Open Working Group (OWG) of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) The International Institute for Sustainable Development tracks discussions of the ninth session of the OWG of the UNGA in New York on Sustainable Development Goals from March 3rd-5th. Click the link above to read the daily … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: Conflict and the post-2015 development agenda: Perspectives from South Africa South Africa’s role on the continent, and internationally, mean it will be an influential actor when it comes to shaping the post-2015 development agenda – not least in … Continue reading

Donors and a Data Revolution

Written by Amanda Glassman, writing on the Center for Global Development Blog: “The High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda calls for a “data revolution,” a new international initiative to improve the quality and scope of statistics and information available to citizens and policymakers. Such an initiative is particularly needed in sub-Saharan Africa where … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: 8th Session of the OWG The 8th Session of the Open Working Group (OWG 8) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) started on Monday 3rd of February. It will last until the 7th, and will be the final “stock-taking” meeting of the group. OWG 8 … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: 8th Session of the OWG The 8th Session of the Open Working Group (OWG 8) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) started yesterday on Monday 3rd of February. It will last until the 7th, and will be the final “stock-taking” meeting of … Continue reading

An Open Letter to Africa’s Leaders

Written by By Joaquim Chissano, former President of Mozambique: “This is a transformative moment for Africa – and indeed, for the world. Decision-makers from across the continent, under the able leadership of Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, are finalising a crucial document outlining a common position for Africa on the development agenda that will replace the … Continue reading

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