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Food Security Challenges in Africa and the Middle East 13 July 2023 at 14:40 | Africa, Middle East | Socio Economic

Food Security Challenges in Africa and the Middle East

Food Security as a key socio-economic condition for security, political stability and sustainable development

The Southern Talks #3 - China in Africa 26 September 2023 at 15:00 | Africa, Transnational | Socio Economic

The Southern Talks #3 - China in Africa

An In-depth look at what China has achieved in Africa thus far.


Reading Of The Week: Atlantic connections. The PCC and the Brazil-West Africa cocaine trade

[ © Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime ]

 Cocaine trafficking through West Africa, following the well-established route from Latin America to the European consumer market, appears to be in a phase of sharp growth. Since 2016, the majority of consignments transiting West Africa begin their journey in Brazil. The Primeiro Comando da Capital (PCC) the largest criminal organization in Brazil – is pivotal to understanding Brazils newfound importance for cocaine in West Africa.  

Risk mitigation and transfer for renewable energy investments: a conceptual review

[ © Stockholm Environment Institute ]

 This report reviews and examines the use of risk mitigation and transfer (RMT) instruments in private utility-scale renewable energy investment. The trillions of dollars needed to achieve global climate goals are more than an abstract number. They need to be channeled through viable projects that result in desirable outcomes, such as renewable energy infrastructure in developing countries.  

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The NSD-S HUB supports NATO in enhancing understanding of the regional dynamics in Africa and the Middle East. This is achieved through horizon scanning, and researching challenges and opportunities which influence security and stability. In addition, the NSD-S HUB assists NATO in harmonizing their activities in the South. .

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