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Why nutrition and breastfeeding are crucial to sustainable development

In 9 months, world leaders will descend on New York during the UN General Assembly and proudly proclaim the beginning of the Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) era. 900 more words


Week 2: Millennium Development Goals and Defining Poverty

In her 2005 TED talk, Invest in Africa’s Own Solutions Jacqueline Novogratz, among other things, defines poverty.

 She defines poverty as “the four billion people on Earth that make less than four dollars a day”  If we were to “aggregate it, it would be the third largest economy,on Earth” and largely invisible. 1,067 more words

Dead Aid

Can Ethiopia’s Resource Wealth Contribute to its Growth and Transformation?


ADDIS ABABA, January 26, 2015 – Ethiopia has averaged a 10.7% economic growth rate over the last 10 years, more than double the annual average of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, which was around 5.2%. 1,026 more words


26 January 2015 Business News Round-Up

Turkey to invest in Ethiopia’s hydropower

Turkish President visiting Ethiopia on January 22, 2015 at national palace of Ethiopia



Fertilizer Factory Construction Resumes after 10 Months

Yayu Fertilizer Factory (as conceived above) lies on 54,000sqm and will be a multi complex factory consisting two Urea manufacturing plants, one DAP manufacturing plant, a coal mining and chemical manufacturing. 1,595 more words

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Sustainable Development Goal 2: Copenhagen Consensus Center on Nutrition

The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be announced roughly 200 days from now at the UN General Assembly in September 2015. These new goals will replace the current 8 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).  599 more words

Food Security

Child poverty: 5 things we learned in 2014

2014 has been an important year in the fight against child poverty, and one that may make a difference for years to come. Here are 5 things we learned during the year: 549 more words