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5 March 2017
www.fratmat.info
Reconnue pour créer de la prospérité, des emplois et une augmentation des revenus, l’industrialisation est une promesse de campagne qui s’étend à tout le continent africain. Pourtant, l’Afrique est aujourd’hui moins industrialisée qu’elle ne l’était il y a 40 ans.
3 March 2017
www.businessdayonline.com
Abdalla Hamdok, Acting Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), said that African countries needed to adopt coherent strategies and national development plans to address inequality and unemployment.
3 March 2017
allafrica.com
Government can save nearly Shs2 trillion in revenue annually if it curbs illicit financial flows, tax campaigners and budget advocates have disclosed.
28 February 2017
www.malaysiasun.com
The Economic Commission for Africa initiated today a technical assistance mission in support to the Mauritanian national statistics office (Office National de la Statistique, ONS). The mission will last until 10 March 2017.
27 February 2017
http://awoko.org
Africa has the largest youth population in the world, but they are faced with many challenges, including involvement and participation in governance, culture and the economy, which is negatively impacting their development.
25 February 2017
french.xinhuanet.com
Un séminaire de recherche doit avoir lieu les 20 et 21 avril de cette année à Johannesburg en Afrique du Sud, sur les perspectives d'intégration régionale de la Communauté de développement d'Afrique australe (SADC) par le biais de l'industrialisation, et sur le rôle de la Chine.
25 February 2017
afrique.le360.ma
Il convient de noter que "les chiffres du commerce intra-régional doivent toutefois être relativisés", comme le souligne la commission économique des Nations unies pour l’Afrique (CEA), dans le rapport consacré au 40e anniversaire de la CEDEAO. La CEA en veut pour preuve le rapport de la CNUCED (2013, p. 19) qui affirme que "les estimations concernant les échanges...
24 February 2017
footprint2africa.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has met with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to prepare for the implementation of an economic support programme for the country.
24 February 2017
www.financialafrik.com
Les préparatifs de la 18ème session du Mécanisme de coordination régionale pour l’Afrique sont en cours. L’évènement qui a pour thème « Appui du système des Nations Unies pour exploiter le dividende démographique grâce à des investissements dans la jeunesse », se tiendra du 25 au 26 mars 2017 à Dakar, au Sénégal.
24 February 2017
www.leconomiste.com
Beaucoup d’espoirs sont placés dans l’Accord sur la facilitation des échanges entré en vigueur le 22 février. Avec la ratification du Tchad, de la Jordanie, d’Oman et du Rwanda, l’accord a atteint le seuil prédéterminé de 110 membres de l’Organisation mondiale du commerce (OMC) requis pour son application.
23 February 2017
ifriqiyahmedia.com
The upcoming ECA-AU joint conference on economy will focus on Africa’s triple challenges of growth, inequality and unemployment, one of the co organisers announced.
23 February 2017
ifriqiyahmedia.com
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - February 23, 2017 (IMC):- The upcoming ECA-AU joint conference on economy will focus on Africa’s triple challenges of growth, inequality and unemployment, one of the co organisers announced.
23 February 2017
southernafrican.news
THE Economic Commission for Africa and the Walvis Bay Corridor Group hosted Corridor Management Institutions (CMIs) across Africa to establish a continental corridor alliance. The African Corridor Management Alliance (ACMA) is expected to coordinate the sharing of best practices and other strategies in support of the development and management of economic corridors on the continent.
22 February 2017
www.ghanabusinessnews.com
Preparations for the joint Annual Ministerial Conference of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC) have reached advanced stages.
22 February 2017
www.satprnews.com
Preparations for the joint Annual Ministerial Conference of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC) have reached advanced stages with the partners dispatching teams to Dakar to put final touches to plans for the forum that provides Africa with a platform to discuss issues pertinent to her development.
22 February 2017
economist.com.na
Leaders of various Corridor Management Institutions (CMIs) gathered in Walvis Bay, this week to discuss the architecture of the African Corridor Management Alliance (ACMA).
21 February 2017
www.businesslive.co.za
When you see the comments by Pravin Gordhan at the recent Mining Indaba and by Rob Davies at the linked Investment Dialogue, one wonders whether all the companies gathered in Cape Town were sufficiently sensitive to what our policy makers are thinking.
21 February 2017
www.downtoearth.org.in
The United Nations would have failed in its work if it fails to make a difference in Africa, Secretary-General António Guterres said Sunday.
21 February 2017
www.dandc.eu
The best-known instrument for measuring corruption is Transparency International’s (TI) Corruption Perceptions Index. The index does not measure corruption directly, but rather compiles people’s perception of corruption within a country.
20 February 2017
guardian.ng
Mr. Ibrahima Coulibaly, President of Coordination Nationale des Organisations Paysannes du Mali (CNOP), Vice President of Reseau des Organisations Paysannes et de Producteurs de l’Afrique de l’Quest (ROPPA) (left); Executive Director, ERA/FOEI, Godwin Uyi Ojo and Secretary General FIAN International, Mrs. Sofia Monsalve during the presentation of the research finding dissemination Meeting in Abuja
20 February 2017
news.abidjan.net
Le Gouvernement ivoirien, à travers du Ministère du Plan et du Développement (MPD) et du Bureau sous régional pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest de la Commission Economique des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique (CEA), a lancé le projet d’appui au renforcement de la planification du développement de la Côte d’Ivoire.
20 February 2017
allafrica.com
On Monday, the Ivoirian Government, through the Ministry of Planning and Development (MPD) and the Sub-Regional Office for West Africa of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), launched the support project to strengthen development planning in Côte d'Ivoire.
20 February 2017
allafrica.com
On Monday, the Ivoirian Government, through the Ministry of Planning and Development (MPD) and the Sub-Regional Office for West Africa of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), launched the support project to strengthen development planning in Côte d'Ivoire.
18 February 2017
www.thenewdawnliberia.com
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received in audience a high-powered delegation from the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She thanked the visiting ECA Mission and said she was particularly pleased over the Commission’s timely response within the spirit of the MOU signed between the Government of Liberia and the Economic Commission for Africa.
18 February 2017
www.newtimes.co.rw
Experts have called for the formation of the African Corridor Management Alliance to boost Intra Africa Trade According to the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA); the alliance will play a critical role in coordinating the sharing of best practices and other strategies in support of the development and management of economic corridors on the continent.

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