Archive | March, 2013

Use BRICS platform to address Africa’s poor infrastructure, Standard Bank tells South Africa

Use BRICS platform to address Africa’s poor infrastructure, Standard Bank tells South Africa

(Press Release. Edited by Issa Sikiti da Silva). South Africa should leverage its position in BRICS to increase investments in the development and upgrade of Africa’s inadequate infrastructure, David Humphrey, global head for power and infrastructure at Standard Bank, said this week. This is crucial to maintain continent’s growth momentum, he added. Humprey was speaking […]

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Climate change threatens food security of urban poor – new report

Climate change threatens food security of urban poor – new report

(Press Release). Policies to increase food security in the global South focus too much on rural food production and not enough on ensuring poor people can access and afford food, especially in urban areas, the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) said in a groundbreaking report published today. It warns that climate change will […]

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