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Faced with energy insecurity, dwindling natural resources and pollution challenges, African countries must put in place appropriate strategies for designing future development, using suitable techn

Economic Report on Africa 2015
Industrializing Through Trade

This Report examines and provides analysis on the critical elements of effectively fostering industrialization and hence structural transformation based on an extensive review of experience with in

Managing diversity in Africa for credible and fair elections
Managing diversity in Africa for credible and fair elections

Africa has 2,110 living languages and 3,315 ethnic groups. In every African country, the population practices at least two religions.

The 2014 Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness in Africa
Promise and Performance

The Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness is an exercise in mutual accountability undertaken jointly by ECA and the OECD following a request of NEPAD Heads of State and Government in 2003.

Migration in North African Development Policies and Strategies

The activities of this study are conducted under the joint initiative of he Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the International Organization for Migrations (IMO).

This report analyzes and reviews the economic and social changes that have occurred over the past year and the outlook for the sub-region and countries for the forthcoming year.

Socio-Economic Impacts Ebola on Africa

The overall objective is to assess the socio-economic impacts of EVD not only on the countries with widespread and intense transmission, but West Africa more widely and the continent as a whole—bot

Capacity Development Strategy

This Capacity Development Strategy articulates how the Economic Commission for Africa, in acknowledged areas of competence, supports its member States, the African Union, regional economic communit

Publications Catalogue 2015

Welcome to the 2015 edition of the ECA Publications Catalogue.

A Case for External Debt Cancellation for Ebola Affected Countries

Cancelling the external debt of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the three countries hardest hit by the EBOLA outbreak, will give these countries the breathing space they need to address the compl

Illicit Financial Flows
Report of the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa

The 4th Joint African Union Commission/United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (AUC/ECA) Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development was held in 2011.

Improving access to finance for the empowerment of rural women in Africa North

Admittedly, the effective empowerment of rural women implies comprehensive strategiesto overcome the persistent obstacles they face, including the difficult and unequalaccess to resources.

Implementing Biofuels Programme for Household and Transport Energy Use
Implementing Biofuels Programme for Household and Transport Energy Use

What does this Project seek to achieve in 2015?

African Women in Artisanal and Small-scale Mining

Many studies into the mining sector have described how masculine the industry is.

Innovative Financing for the Economic Transformation of Africa

This book on Innovative financing for the economic transformation of Africa is a publication of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).

The Environmental Performance Review, a powerful tool for achieving Sustainable Development
Lessons Learnt from the Moroccan experience

Morocco is one of UNECA’s Member States that have made great achievements in terms of environmental management and environmental education in recent years.

Africa is a hotspot of vulnerability to the adverse impacts of human-induced climate change.

Tunisia: Economic situation and outlook in the current transition phase

2011: start of the Tunisian revolution

Gafsa mining basin

Being Young in the Maghreb

This document contains a synthesis of the outcome of research performed on the existence of youth rights among young people aged 15 to 24 in the ve countries of the Arab Maghreb Union in the framew