Trade and employment laws which give women greater access to the economy across East Africa, can pave the way for more inclusive development and prosperity, according to a new report from the United Nations trade body.
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Hunger is rising sharply across the East Africa region following the third season in a row without sufficient rain to grow crops.
More international support is needed for Somalia so that scores of citizens who left the country decades ago can return home.
Heads of state from East Africa and international partners have rallied to support Somalia as it faces a devastating drought.
The so-called “fall armyworm” pest is a “new threat” to agriculture and the economy of Southern Africa which has already spread to seven countries since the beginning of the year.
Food prices in some East African markets have almost doubled in the past 12 months because of an ongoing drought, an economist with the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned.
Developing and enforcing building codes could help East African countries to better withstand the effects of earthquakes, floods and other catastrophes.
Although debt levels in East African countries have risen over the past five years, they remain manageable, according to a recent UN report.