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Woman in Delmas 32, Haiti - Dominic Chavez for the World Bank (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Our new research project's the region's likely progress on the Sustainable Development Goals if present trends continue, finding some goals on a promising track while others need urgent early action if they are to be achieved.

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Young women in Ethiopia - Jessica Lea/DFID (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Ending child marriage: can we achieve this SDG?

Thomas Aedy
12 April 2016

The SDGs pose a number of pressing challenges, one of which is the struggle to end child marriage. Co-author of our new report Projecting progress: the SDGs in sub-Saharan Africa Thomas Aedy takes a look at trends on this goal and the vital importance of success.

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People on the beach in Mogadishu, Somalia – Stuart Price (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Early days, early opportunity: SDG projections for sub-Saharan Africa

Susan Nicolai
11 April 2016

Susan Nicolai, lead author of our new report projecting sub-Saharan Africa's progress on the SDGs to 2030, writes on the key findings from the report and what they mean for early action around the implementation of the goals in the region.

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Children race in a refugee camp, Eastern Chad – Fréderic Noy for UNHCR (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Starting Strong: the first 1000 days of the SDGs

Paula Lucci and Steven Lally
11 April 2016

In order to help delegates prepare and take time to reflect on key topics prior to our regional dialogue events on implementation in the first 1000 days of the SDGs, this paper provides background and contextual material.

Nairobi school children – Manuel Akatsa for ARC (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Following our flagship report on global projections for the SDGs to 2030 last September, we've taken a closer look at how progress is shaping up on current trends in sub-Saharan Africa. The report finds that there is much work to be done and that progress must be sped up, but also finds some shining examples that must be replicated across the region.

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