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 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...
Sixteenth Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE)
The main objective of the study is to bring to the attention of relevant entities the various angles that the APRM could be harnessed to foster a concrete transformation in the management of mineral...
The purpose of the Technical notes is to outline the scope of the data presented and to indicate as far as possible the concepts, definitions and classification involved. Readers are advised to also...
Poverty alleviation is at the forefront of the global development agenda. As a result, there has been an increase in the demand for quality statistics to evaluate and monitor progress towards...
Publications Catalogue 2015
Welcome to the 2015 edition of the ECA Publications Catalogue. This year’s Catalogue features more than 100 reports and studies that will be made available over the course of the year, in addition to...
A Case for External Debt Cancellation for Ebola Affected Countries
Cancelling the external debt of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the three countries hardesthit by the EBOLA outbreak, will give these countries the breathing space they need to addressthe complex...
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. This...
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?The United Nations Economic Commission for Af­rica (ECA) is partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) and the NEPAD Policy and Coordinating...
African Women in Artisanal and Small-scale Mining
Many studies into the mining sector have described how masculine the industry is. However, this Special Report highlights the significant, yet chronically underreported major role African women play...
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). It is a compilation of reworked versions of the well-...
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...
Journal of African Transformation - Reflections on Policy and Practice
Reflections on Policy and Practice
A diagnostic study of the African economic structure reveals that Africa’s growth acceleration in recent years has not been associated with economic structural transformation. In general, the...
The Option of a Framework Agreement in the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) Negotiations
A framework agreement in international relations is an interim pact between countries that establishes the principles, scope and details of what has been agreed. A framework agreement normally...
Recommendations from the Multi-Stakeholder Expert Workshop on a Potential Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA) of the CFTA
From 16-17 April 2015, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in partnership with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung organized a multi-...
Economic Report on Africa 2014 - Cover Image
Dynamic Industrial Policy in Africa: Innovative Institutions, Effective Processes and Flexible Mechanisms
Putting Africa First
A Summary of the ECA Reform to Support Transformative Development in a Renascent Africa
In the fall of 2012, the ECA embarked on series of participatory reflections and consultations to consider the changing dynamics at both the global and regional level. This was the starting point for...
The ECA Communications Strategy
How communications and media relations will project and help bring about the “new” ECA
As one of the five United Nations Regional Commissions, ECA has, over the years of its existence, dedicated itself to implementing a wide range of activities in support of African development. It has...
The ECA Knowledge Management Strategy
Managing the Knowledge of a Knowledge Organization
Over the recent years, global socioeconomic and political dynamics have opened up historic and unprecedented opportunities for African nations. To achieve the promised breakthroughs in economic...
Partnership Strategy for the Economic Commission for Africa
The recent refocusing exercise aimed, among other things, at making the Commission the “think tank” of reference on African development policy issues by building on the Commission’s comparative...

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