August 2008 Blog Posts (8)

"Creating an enabling business environment and attractive investment climate" by Omari Issa

This article is from the recent Business Action for Africa publication, "MDGs at the Mid-Point: Accelerating Business-Led Growth and Collective Action". To download the full report, click here.



The Investment Climate Facility for Africa (ICF) is the only pan-African body, based in Africa, explicitly and exclusively focused on improving the continent’s investment climate. ICF was formally… Continue

Added by Business Fights Poverty on August 27, 2008 at 1:15 — 2 Comments

"To reach the MDGs, the primary responsibility for most African businesses must be commercial success" by William Kalema

This article is from the recent Business Action for Africa publication, "MDGs at the Mid-Point: Accelerating Business-Led Growth and Collective Action". To download the full report, click here



Over recent years, I have witnessed first hand the profound shift in the relationship between government and business. This is to be welcomed, because for Africa’s current economic growth to be sustained,… Continue

Added by Business Fights Poverty on August 12, 2008 at 12:30 — No Comments

BizClim reports and newsletters

Since its inception in April 2006, the ACP Business Climate facility (BizClim) has produced more than 20 reports of interest to particular countries or regions. Many of these reports are as well of interest to all concerned by private sector development in developing countries. Reports can be accessed in English and French from here. Our monthly bulletins, newsletters and videos are posted… Continue

Added by M'Hamed on August 7, 2008 at 22:00 — No Comments

Calendar of BizClim supported events

The ACP Business Climate facility (BizClim) supports projects aimed at improving the business environment. Usually, projects include the undertaking of studies coupled with the organisations of events (e.g. workshops, conferences).To view the list of events, click here.

Added by M'Hamed on August 7, 2008 at 21:30 — No Comments

Jane Nelson, CSR Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School: Mobilising Business Action for the MDGs

 

By Jane Nelson is Senior Fellow and Director of the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

It has become…

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Added by Business Fights Poverty on August 5, 2008 at 0:00 — No Comments

Shona Grant: What gets measured gets done - WBCSD launches Measuring Impact Framework



By Shona Grant, Director, Development Focus Area, WBCSD

In the spring of 2006, the World Business Council for…

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Added by member on August 1, 2008 at 23:00 — No Comments

Business Reponse to Doha Trade Talks Collapse

Business representatives of Business Action for Africa issued the following statement on this week's collapse of the Doha Trade Talks:



Business Action for Africa, an international network of over 200 businesses, business organisations and development partners, calls on global leaders, in business and in… Continue

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Business Response to Doha Trade Talks Collapse

PRESS RELEASE FROM BUSINESS ACTION FOR AFRICA, ISSUED ON 1 AUGUST 2008:



Business Action for Africa, an international network of over 200 businesses, business organisations and development partners, calls on global leaders, in business and in government alike, to respond to the collapse of world trade talks this week by urgently looking for pragmatic ways forward to reduce barriers to trade and to stimulate global growth and… Continue

Added by Business Fights Poverty on August 1, 2008 at 17:00 — No Comments

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