Africa

Mondelēz International announces measures to eliminate deforestation in palm oil supply chain

Mondelēz International today announced a stronger set of expectations and principles on direct suppliers of palm oil to improve transparency and speed the transition to sustainable practices across the sector.

1 Million By 2021: the African Union Commission Chairperson Rallies Support for New Youth Initiative

The African Union Commission (AUC) is set to roll out a new initiative focused on creating direct opportunities for the development of youth in Africa, to actively and meaningfully drive the full realization of Africa’s Agenda 2063.

Jobs and unemployment in emerging markets and developing countries two focal points of IMF messaging in Davos

IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice said on Thursday said that the IMF is releasing two staff papers based on recent research, ‘one of which will focus on the issue of jobs and unemployment, especially in emerging markets and developing countries, and especially focused on the issue of youth unemployment actually. So that’s going to be launched — that staff paper is going to be launched on January 23’.