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  1. On bumpy roads and rails

    Unprecedented investments in Africa’s ground transportation are hardly enough By:  Nirit Ben-Ari ... Improving road and rail systems in Africa will boost the transportation of goods and raw materials, facilitate transactions and ...

    web.ar - 27 May 2014

  2. Africa strives to rebuild its domestic industries

    ... of imported ones. But these efforts were thwarted by high transportation costs in landlocked states, small markets and limited skills and ...

    web.ar - 1 Apr 2014

  3. Small steps can make a big difference

    ... soils, the effects of climate change and shortages of basic transportation and communications. But these problems have been worsened by the ...

    web.ar - 28 Mar 2014

  4. All eyes on $1 trillion

    ... and pest control, etc.) and post-harvest (marketing, transportation, packaging, food processing, etc.). Geographical information ...

    web.ar - 13 Mar 2014

  5. Boosting African farm yields

    ... unless urgent efforts are made to raise crop yields, build transportation and marketing systems and adopt modern, sustainable farming ... Heavy reliance on imported fertilizers, combined with high transportation costs and the absence of suppliers in the countryside, has meant ...

    web.ar - 13 Mar 2014

  6. Food airlifts begin in Central African Republic amidst worsening insecurity

    ... would be $2 million, roughly five times more expensive than transportation by road, which is insecure and deemed too unreliable to ...

    n.ben-ari - 3 Mar 2014

  7. South Sudan: UN releases $15 million in urgent aid but peacekeeper surge will take longer

    ... are grateful to those countries who are helping us to do the transportation because that’s no small feat,” UN Under-Secretary-General ...

    am.essoungou - 24 Feb 2014

  8. Piracy in West Africa

    ... goals are to “ensure security and safety of maritime transportation systems,” and to “prevent hostile and criminal acts at sea, ...

    web.ar - 19 Nov 2013

  9. Women push onto Africa’s agenda

    ... various priority themes, such as agriculture, education, transportation and health. These experts work with women on the ground, and ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9 Oct 2013

  10. NEPAD embraces women’s rights

    ... various priority themes, such as agriculture, education, transportation and health. These experts work with women on the ground, and ...

    web.ar - 9 Oct 2013