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Ease of Doing Business 2019 Report

November 3, 2018
The Doing Business 2019 ranking of countries shows the 10 top-ranked economies share distinctive features of regulatory efficiency and quality: mandatory inspections during construction, automated tools for enhancing distribution and restoration of electricity service during power outages, strong safeguards available to creditors in insolvency proceedings and automated specialized commercial courts, registering property, protecting minority investors, and ease of trading across borders. Read more

McKinsey Report profiles rise of the African consumer

November 1, 2013
The McKinsey’s Africa Consumer Insights Center released a new report and series of articles analyzing Africa’s rising consumer market. The report provides a detailed profile of African consumers, including their demographics, behavior, and needs. Moreover, in the years following 2000, the report says that Africa’s economic growth accelerated making it the world’s second-fastest-growing region after emerging Asia and equal to the Middle East. Read more

Africa Human Development Report 2012 focuses on agriculture

June 15, 2013
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has released Africa Human Development Report 2012, which calls for adoption of multi-sectoral approach to addressing food security issues in the continent including new interventions covering multiple sectors; from rural infrastructure to health services, to new forms of social protection. The report is available here. The report recommends adoption of new social safety nets including social protection programmes such as crop insurance, cash transfers and employment guarantee schemes to mitigate risks and boost incomes. At Sacital, we are committed to working with various stakeholders and entrepreneurs in the continent to develop coordinated value-chain interventions to boost agricultural productivity while expanding access to clean water, healthcare services, infrastructure development, education and environmental sustainability.


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