WEF: The Africa Competitiveness Report 2011
pdf, 5.8 MB
This report highlights the prospects for strong, sustained, and shared growth in Africa and, more importantly, the obstacles to the continent’s competitiveness and economic development.
Governance factsheet of African countires including statistics.
The report consists of structural barriers and drivers to economic growth.
Statistical information about the climate change vulnerability in Africa.
This report explains the responsibilities of African governments and the role played by the corporate private sectors.
African Governance Indicators – MAP
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An assessment of governance based on indicators in four categories: safety and rule of law; participation and human rights; sustainbale economic opportunity; human development.
This guide provides information on how African climate has changed in the past, and how it is projected to change in the future under global warming.
The book provides a general overview of adaptation policies in Africa and also reflects on the challenges and opportunities in the application of tools and methods related to climate change.
pdf, 1.9 MB
This monograph contains papers that focus on Climate Change and Natural Resources Conflicts in Africa.
Weltsichten: Climate Change and Poverty
pdf, 1.3 MB
This paper describes the ways in which climate change is affecting the people living in poverty.
This study scales up sustainable energy innovations that can address climate change concerns and poverty reduction needs.
This summary for policymakers consists of environmental performance index framework and geographic regional peer group by rank, country and scores.
Indications of the global total Primary Energy Supply and CO2 – Emissions.
This report shows how South Africa could reduce CO2 emissions in the electricity sector to 30% below 2007 levels by 2030, while reducing the country’s addiction to coal and nuclear
REN21: Global Status Report 2011
pdf, 3 MB
This report explains how renewable energy continued to grow strongly in all end-use sectors, and how the global investment reached new highs.
This paper provides scores for national renewable energy markets, renewable energy
infrastructures and their suitability for individual technologies.
The scenario demonstrates how energy-related global CO2 emissions can be reduced by 80% by 2050 based on 1990 levels.
This Summary for policy makers provides an overview of the Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation, summarizing the essential findings.
The World Bank policy recommendations consist of strategies on how to promote new technology and how to transfer existing technologies to new markets.
This report facilitates dialogue and illuminates pathways for future policies and actions at the local level. This working draft version is intended to solicit comments and additional information.
Statistical information on Electricity access in 2008 in Africa.
UNDP/ WHO: Energy Access Situation in Africa
pdf, 3.2 MB
This report draws attention to the energy access situation beyond the conventional focus
on electricity, especially in poorer developing countries where access is the most constrained.
This module gives an overview of the most common regulatory and policy support mechanisms for promoting the deployment of sustainable energy technologies and encouraging increased capacity and output.
IEA: Energy Consumption per Capita 2008 – MAP
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Global indications of Energy consumptions per capita.
World indications on Electricity Production per year.
UNDP: World Electrification Rate 2008 – MAP
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The percentages of electrification rate all over the world.
Locations of Major proposed and existing power stations in the African continent.
Africa’s major fossil fuels and newly discovered fossil fuels areas and diposit areas.