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Reducing malnutrition in Africa has both intrinsic and instrumental value. Better nourished populations are more economically productive.
The benefit-cost ratios (BCRs) of the assessed interventions are 11.7 for improved cookstoves for wood and 2.4-2.5 for cooking with Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).
This brief documents the potential impact of a digital mobile based app on integrated soil and livestock fertility management practices as an intervention to increase the productivity and yield of smallholder farmers in Africa.
Male circumcision for HIV prevention has been a cornerstone in global efforts towards “ending AIDS.” It has been recognized as one of the most effective and cost-effective HIV prevention interventions, and as of end-2017, nearly 19 million men had been medically circumcised in 14 “priority countries.”
Adolescent pregnancy is major public health problem in low- and middle-income countries. The younger the age of the mother the higher the chance of developing pregnancy and childbearing complications including maternal and infant death.
Marine ecosystems and the services they provide such as provisioning of nutrition, coastal protection, recreational opportunities and climate regulation are becoming degraded around Africa.
In September 2015, heads of state from all around the world adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, an ambitious plan of action for “people, planet and prosperity”, with 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets.