Africa Human Development Report 2012 focuses on agriculture

The UNDP has released Africa Human Development Report 2012 calling for adoption of multi-sectoral approach to addressing food security issues in the continent.

IMF IMF foresees big gains from energy subsidies reform

A new International Monetary Fund report sees energy subsidies as an impediment to economic growth and argues that subsidies continue to aggravate fiscal imbalances, crowd-out priority public spending, and depress private investment, including in the energy sector.