These ready-made tables and charts provide for snapshot of aid (Official Development Assistance) for all DAC Members as well as recipient countries and territories. Summary reports by regions (Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Oceania) and the world are also available.
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At the end of the 90s, the Boko Haram sect began as a protest movement in response to corruption among northern governors responsible for implementing Sharia law. Its supporters demanded full application of Koranic law and rejected the “modernity” of southern Nigeria, whose misguided “education” was considered a sin.
This Investment Policy Review examines Nigeria's achievements in developing an open and transparent investment regime and its efforts to reduce restrictions on international investment.
By participating more effectively in the global production of goods and services, Africa can transform its economy and achieve a development breakthrough, according to the latest African Economic Outlook, released at the African Development Bank Group’s Annual Meetings.
As a further sign of international efforts to crack down on tax offenders, 12 more countries have signed, or committed to sign, the OECD’s Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. In addition, another 6 countries have ratified the Convention.
The charts show for each of the following countries and territories, and for the years 2009-2011: net ODA receipts, top ten donors of gross ODA, population and GNI per capita and bilateral ODA by sector.
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China and Nigeria: a powerful South-South alliance, West African Challenges, no. 5, November 2011, by Margaret Egbula, Qi Zheng
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Nigeria: The Sweet Sorghum-to-Ethanol Initiative, by Felix Babatunde Obada, CEO Global Biofuels Nigeria, SWAC Forum 2011, West Africa and Brazil: addressing renewable energy issues, organised by the Sahel and West Africa Club Secretariat, 5-6 December 2011, Praia, Cape Verde. <
A new Trans-Saharan co-operation is needed, viewpoint by Laurent Bossard, Sahel and West Africa Club Secretariat, septembre 2011.