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Huge youth employment and business opportunities in Africa’s cocoa sector

The African Development Bank and the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) are poised to boost business opportunities in Africa’s cocoa sector, including youth employment and empowering women participation. Both institutions recently met in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, in order to see how they can cooperate to foster the transformation of the cocoa industry in Africa. Cocoa is …

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A New Deal on Energy for Africa – Power, Potential and Partnership

Africa needs a new deal on energy, and now it has one.  US President Roosevelt’s post-Depression New Deal of the 1930s focused on ‘Relief, Recovery and Reform’.  For Africa’s New Deal on Energy, in the spotlight at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, the focus is on Power, Potential and Partnership. ‘Power’ – …

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