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SDGS at Glance Southern Africa

August 2019

Presentation at the LAUNCH of SDGCA in Zambia
Enock Nyorekwa Twinoburyo, PhD Senior Economist


June 2019

Background: Following the adoption of the SDGs in September 2015, Africa has made many commitments towards achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Agenda 2030 and the Africa Union Agenda 2063. At the adoption of the SDGs, Africa’s starting point was lower than all the other regions. Africa was at cross roads, with low tax revenue to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on the one end of the problem, and enormous development needs on the other end. Infrastructure gaps alone were estimated at USD 130–170 billion a year, with a financing gap in the range USD 68–108 billion. The SDGs were conceptualized and adopted during a period of global economic and financial transition. Emerging evidence over the last three years (2015 – 2018) of tracking SDGs progress on an annual basis indicates complex challenges still prevail in Africa. Many intricacies, ambiguities and questions continue to predominate and stand in the pathway forwards towards Africa’s achievement of these Goals.

Conference Presentations

Enhancing National M&R System and Capacities for SDG monitoring & Reporting. (12th June 2019)
  • Development data gaps Download
  • National Monitoring and Reporting System  Download
  • Systeme National de Suivi-Evaluation des ODD au Benin Download
  • L'utilisation envisagée du système national de suivi-évaluation des ODD Download 
  • PAN AFRICAN MRS system Download
  • AFRICA SDG Index & dashboards 2019 Download
SESSION: Revitalization of National Development Banks for Sustainable Development (12th June 2019)
  • Uganda Development Bank Download
  • Rwanda Development Bank Download
  • Innovative financing for the NDBs in Africa Download
  • Ethiopia: Regulatory and supervisory framework for development bank of Ethiopia Download
  • Assessing the Current State and Prospects of NDBs in Fostering Economic Development and Achievement of SDGs  Download
  • How to achieve the Goals ? How to aget access to funding ? How to invest efficiently  Download
SESSION: Financing Education  (13 June, 2019)
  • African Primary and Secondary education fund (APSEF) - Concept NOTE Download
SESSION: Financing Health (13 June 2019)
  • Good Health and wellbeing in Africa: African Health Fund initiative Download
SESSION: Financing Green Water in Africa (13 June 2019)
  • Costing Rainwater Harvesting for Dryland Smallholder Farmers Download
MAIN CONFERENCE  (14 June 2019)
  • SDG 3 Year Report Presentation Download
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