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Dakar Financing Summit for infrastructure recommends that Africa relies on itself

19 June 2014
UPSIDES RECOMMENDS – President Donald Kaberuka of the African Development Bank (AfDB) participated on 15 June 2014 in Dakar, Senegal, in a summit on financing infrastructure in Africa. Entitled 'Unleashing Africa’s infrastructure potential', the Dakar Financing Summit (DFS) aimed to mobilise stakeholders around efforts made by the African Union (AU) and its New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) programme to accelerate the implementation of priority regional infrastructure projects. read more
Itinerant waste collectors collect waste from households and bring it to this community transfer point to be separated.

Waste opportunities in Kathmandu

18 June 2014
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Could soil carbon sequestration curb climate change?

12 June 2014
UPSIDES RECOMMENDS – When it comes to climate change, agriculture is often called part of the problem. But could it be part of the solution? read more
Indian school children walking to school ©Adrian Pope/Getty

Building roads to prosperity

10 June 2014
UPSIDES RECOMMENDS - A project supported by Asian Development bank helped improve roads that connect many vulnerable and isolated communities in India. 'Bad roads make people poorer. It’s as simple as that.' read more