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Belay Begashaw

last contributed to D+C/E+Z in sommer 2020 as director general of the Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A) in Kigali, Rwanda.  

All articles of Belay Begashaw

Global trends

In urgent need of development

If Africa is not to fall behind further, the continent must develop fast

Multiple crisis

Falling back

Corona pandemic threatens development success in eastern Africa

Multilateral agenda

Unprecedented – but underfunded

The SDGs cannot be achieved unless that agenda is properly financed in low-income countries


Think globally, act globally

Millennium Development Goals shaped new global partnership

Childhood and youth

This matter cannot wait

African policymakers must do more than pay lip service to the Sustainable Development Goal to improve education at all levels


Asian lessons for Africa

To generate employment, African garment industry must become competitive


Drought is the new normal

East Africa is now obviously a low-rainfall area, so the region must adapt to climage change

Multilateral affairs

Global governance for SDGs

Peer pressure can contribute to achieving the SDGs – but more is needed

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