Policy

  • HIV/AIDS and Other Infectious Diseases

    Going for Goal: Immunization and the Case for GAVI

    Just as the World Cup kicks off, GAVI will enter into a tournament of its own: a new fundraising effort to scale up its work and save even more lives through immunization. Fortunately, the Alliance is not starting from square one; it has proven that it can deliver results. For the 2011–15 period, GAVI has…

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  • Agriculture

    Levelling the Field: Improving Opportunities for Women Farmers in Africa

    Investing in women farmers and instituting policies that close the gender gap in African agriculture could yield enormous benefits, not only for women themselves, but also for their families, their communities and their entire countries.

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  • Agriculture

    Ripe for Change: The Promise of Africa’s Agricultural Transformation

    ONE’s report, Ripe for Change: The Promise of Africa’s Agricultural Transformation assesses the achievements and the shortcomings of the last decade. It also presents valuable lessons and policy recommendations, developed in consultation with key stakeholders, which could accelerate the pace of agricultural progress in Africa.

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  • Energy

    An Open Letter on U.S. Energy Efforts in Africa – Tanzania

    We know that in the 21st century, the future of the United States and Africa are inextricably linked. In an increasingly inter-connected world, we will rely on each other as economic and security partners. We applaud the leadership and vision that Power Africa and the Electrify Africa Act represent. By working together, we can tackle the challenge of supplying access to electricity. We especially support the idea of allowing African-developed plans to guide investment decisions.

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  • Energy

    An Open Letter on U.S. Energy Efforts in Africa – Nigeria

    As leaders of African civil society organizations committed to sustainable development, we note that one in five citizens on the continent cites infrastructure – especially electricity – as their most immediate concern. In fact, 7 out of 10 business leaders across the region say the lack of affordable and reliable power is one of the most important constraints to growth. The absence of modern energy access limits GDP growth in sub-Saharan Africa by an estimated 2 to 5% each year.

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  • DATA Report

    Tracking Global Commitments on AIDS, Volume 2

    It’s time to retire the phrase ‘AIDS in Africa.’ ONE’s new report on the global AIDS fight shows that African countries have made widely divergent progress towards the beginning of the end of AIDS, and that a one-size-fits-all approach to tackling AIDS on the continent does not make sense. 16 countries in sub-Saharan Africa have already reached the beginning of the end of AIDS, but others lag far behind.

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  • Agriculture

    Download our latest agriculture reports

    Learn more about food security and food aid reform, framing practices and next year’s African Union Year of Agriculture with these policy reports from ONE, in conjunction with the release of Howard G. Buffett’s new book 40 Chances.

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  • Agriculture

    4 Burning Questions for the New Alliance

    One week from today, the New Alliance Leadership Council will be meeting in a side event during the annual UN General Assembly. Council members will discuss how to measure the initiative’s progress, redefine its role regarding women farmers, and how to ensure investments are made in a responsible way. These issues have big implications for African farmers and are by no means easy to figure out.

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  • Energy

    Open Statement on Electricity in Africa

    We support the more than two dozen African nations that have committed to the goal of providing universal energy access by 2030, so that people living in rural and urban areas are lifted out of poverty and can benefit from strong economic growth.

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  • Energy

    Electrify Africa

    A bill was just introduced in the House by Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and Senior Democratic Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY) that will bring electricity to 50 million Africans for the first time. Here’s a quick look at what the bill says and what it hopes to achieve.

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