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African Legal Innovations in the Renewable Energy Sector

By Hugues de La Forge of Holman Fenwick Willan

Africa enjoys a gigantic renewable energy potential which remains vastly under-exploited and unevenly allocated throughout the continent. In furtherance of the COP21, the Renewable Energy Initiative in Africa (REIA) plans to install 300 GW of electricity from renewable energy by 2030. This initiative, like many others, stimulates the renewable energy sector and brings out innovative models that meet new needs

What Makes a Sound Quantum Analyst?

By Dr Franco Mastrandrea, Hill International

"Even an analyst armed with this raw data may find the task less than straightforward. A simple and commonplace complication may be the account coding allocated to a particular entry: costs may easily be miscoded. The reasons for this may range from blameless inadvertence to mischievous accountancy."


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