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Smallholder.

Smallholder impact and risk metrics: A Labyrinth of opportunity

A number of new tools bring clarity to the complicated world of smallholder agricultural finance

Factory.

The right way to do business in Africa

“The key to long-term success is understanding that ultimately business success relies on similar principles everywhere.”

TIM HANSTAD.

How China Lifted 500 million people out of extreme poverty

The recognition of land rights has helped alleviate poverty in China, with NGOs playing a vital role

JOHN MARKS.

Well-crafted entertainment can change the world

TV and radio programmes are able to influence the attitudes and behaviour of audiences through the use of creative storytelling

DANIEL VIEDERMAN.

Modern day slavery in the global economy, and how to solve it

The debt taken on by many migrant workers turns paid labourers into modern day slaves, but there are clear steps to addressing the problem

Nigeria’s economy.

Nigeria: An extra strong Mint

Nigeria’s economy is about to achieve global status, but its growing profile highlights serious risks

Remittances to Africa.

Why remittances work better than aid

Remittances to Africa are now higher than ODA and their potential is greater

Ethiopias factories.

The burgeoning opportunity in Ethiopia’s factories

The Horn of Africa country is positioning itself to absorb manufacturing FDI flows shifting away from Asia

Mamphela Ramphele.

Exclusive interview: Mamphela Ramphele

South Africa’s leading opposition politician speaks about her political beliefs

 food security.

Africa’s green revolution is ready to go: Just add investment

African agriculture could be a driver of global growth and food security

Investing in frontier Africa

Investors are flocking to Africa's large and established economies. But the opportunities go much further. This is Africa speaks to Paddy Docherty, CEO of Phoenix Africa, to discuss his experience launching an agricultural investment in Sierra Leone.

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