UK-Africa Investment Summit – January 2020 — Financing for Development in Africa

On 20 January 2020 the UK will host the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. The Summit will be hosted by the Prime Minister and will bring together businesses, governments and international institutions to showcase and promote the breadth and quality of investment opportunities across Africa. The Summit will strengthen the UK’s partnership with African nations […] UK-Africa Investment Summit – January 2020 — Financing for Development in Africa There are 13 African countries listed to be part of the discussed, I am looking forward to hear meaningful partnership coming out of this summit in these countries. Seeing only 1 Southern Africa … Continue reading UK-Africa Investment Summit – January 2020 — Financing for Development in Africa

Cities and the Circular Economy for Food

Originally posted on Circular Economy Startups:
A friend just forwarded a post from the Ellen Macarthur Foundation. It contains a deep report on the challenges and strategy needed to build a food system fit for the 21st century and beyond. The report received input from 100+ organizations and actors along the food value chain. City authorities, NGO’s, CEO’s, academics and policymakers crafted the vision. You can find the page here. Some stunning and distinct messages in the detailed document, regarding problems of the current linear food system, are: Sourcing food grown regeneratively, and locally where appropriate; design and market healthier… Continue reading Cities and the Circular Economy for Food

Enough said- Think!

by Rumbidzai Mashavave As I was reading Think by Tudor Bismark, at the end of Chapter 1 he asks 2 questions:  What would it take to have positive thinking in Africa?  This question is timely with regards to the regression rather than progress Africa has been experiencing. Just in Zimbabwe, once the bread basket of Africa, desecrated by both man made and natural turn of events,  it is not surprising that there is little hope of Zimbabwe reclaiming that status. This begs the question: Who are Africa’s Societal Re constructors? A social construct is an idea that has been created … Continue reading Enough said- Think!