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Poverty, inequality, migration and political unrest have all threatened social cohesion in Eastern Africa, as well as many other threats. Yet the region has proved remarkably resilient to these...
Promoting Regional Value Chains in North Africa
The global economy is currently witnessing the development of global value chains (GVC) in which intermediate goods and services are being traded through fragmented production processes and spread...
Industry and the green economy in North Africa
For a number of countries, green economy is no longer a choice but a necessity dictated by the growing environmental degradation and depletion of their natural resources, and by climate change and...
Publications Catalogue - 2016
Welcome to the 2016 edition of the ECA Publications Catalogue. This year’s Catalogue features reports and studies that will be made available over the course of the year, as well as major...
African Governance Report IV
Measuring corruption in Africa: The international dimension matters
This fourth edition of the African Governance Report focuses on the importance of measuring corruption and of understanding its international dimensions. The report challenges the traditionally...
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa VII
Innovation, Competitiveness and Regional Integration
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA) VII examines how the three elements of regional integration, innovation and competitiveness are interlinked. It explores the prospects for harnessing...
Economic Report on Africa 2016
Greening Africa’s Industrialization
Structural transformation in Africa’s economies remains the highest priority, and industrialization is the top strategy for achieving it in practice. Achieving the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and...
Transformative Industrial Policy for Africa
African countries are in the process of upgrading and promoting the development of higher-productivity sectors, including manufacturing and high-end services. One of the key elements is the need to...
Africa's Blue Economy: A policy handbook
Africa’s “Blue word” is made of vast lakes and rivers and an extensive ocean resource base. The Blue Economy can play a major role in Africa’s structural transformation, sustainable economic progress...
Country Profiles
Country profiles are flagship products of ECA, intended to serve as a vehicle for the production and dissemination of country- and region-specific policy analyses and recommendations, geared towards...
Investment Policies and Bilateral Investment Treaties in Africa
Implications for Regional Integration
Investment in Africa has surged in recent years due largely to its growth performance in the last decade, its rising consumer market and middle class, high rates of return on investment, as well as...
Macroeconomic Policy and Structural Transformation of African Economies
Africa’s growth has turned around impressively since the start of the century. Against the backdrop of the commodity boom that began in the early 2000s, Africa as a natural resource–rich continent...
Journal of African Transformation  - 2nd edition
Reflections on Policy and Practice
Africa Regional Integration Index - Report 2016
Regional integration is a development priority for Africa. All Africans, not just policy makers and decision makers, have a role to play in making integration a reality for the continent.Integration...
Inclusive green economy policies for structural transformation in Africa
The present policy brief draws upon an upcoming report by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) entitled “Inclusive green economy and structural transformation in Africa”, prepared in response to...
Enabling measures for an inclusive green economy in Africa
The present policy brief draws from an upcoming joint publication by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Environment programme (UNEP) entitled “Means of implementation for...
ECA Policy Brief 010-Enhancing water resource management through an inclusive green economy approach: The case of Lake Victoria Basin
The present policy brief draws from an upcoming report by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), informed by a survey of nine selected projects in the Lake Victoria Basin complemented with...
ECA Policy Brief 009 - Methodologies and tools for integrated assessment of inclusive green economy policies
The present policy brief is informed by an upcoming report of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) entitled “Integrated assessment tools and methodologies for an inclusive green...
 At the end of the 1990s, Africa’s leaders committed themselves to the continent’s renewal with the creation of the African Union and the adoption of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development...
This edition of the “Integrated National and Sub Regional Economic, Social and Environmental Indicators“ provides detailed economic trends for each African country by sector.In expanding the theme of...

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