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Policy Brief 12 : Climate Change and Health in Africa: Issues and Options
Climate change is expected to alter temperature, air movements and precipitation in various ways and to varying degrees across Africa, and this will have important consequences for human health....
Policy Brief 13 : Financing Adaptation through a Levy on International Transport Services
New financial resources will be needed to ramp up the level of economic support expected over the next decade to cope with increasing economic damages from climate change. Since not all of the...
Economic Report on Africa 2013 - Cover Image
Making the Most of Africa’s Commodities: Industrializing for Growth, Jobs and Economic Transformation
African countries have a real opportunity to capitalize on their resource endowments and high international commodity prices, as well as on opportunities from changes in the global economy to promote...
MDG Report 2013
Food security in Africa: Issues, challenges and lessons
As the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) target date of 2015 approaches, it is essential to take stock of Africa’s progress. This 2013 MDG report reveals a mixed pattern-successes and failures,...
Africa–BRICS Cooperation
Implications for Growth, Employment and Structural Transformation in Africa
What effect could trade with, and investment and aid from, the BRICS (Brazil, Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa) have on growth, employment and structural transformation in Africa?...
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 09
Developing upstream linkages in industrial commodities in Africa
Building upstream linkages in industrial commodities presents a real opportunity for African countries to utilize primary commodity endowments for economic transformation. The impressive growth...
AfricaAfrican Governance Report III
Elections & the Management of Diversity
The African Governance Report, the most comprehensive report on governance in Africa, assesses and monitors the progress of African countries on governance, identifies capacity gaps in governance...
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa VI
Harmonizing Policies to Transform the Trading Environment
ARIA VI, “Harmonizing Policies to Transform the Trading Environment,” carries forward the momentum of January 2012’s Decision and Declaration by addressing the issue of harmonizing rules of origin...
African Statistical Yearbook 2013
The Yearbook series, is a result of joint efforts by major African regional organizations to set up a joint data collection mechanism of socioeconomic data on African countries as well as the...
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 08
Making the most of Africa’s commodities: industrializing for growth, jobs and economic transformation
Africa’s industrialization imperativeAfrican countries are facing the key challenge of designing and implementing effective policies to promote industrialization and economic transformation at a...
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 07
Making Aid Work for Africa
Recent research suggests that African countries require high, inclusive and sustained economic growth in order to make significant progress in creating employment and reducing poverty. Experiences of...
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 06
Unleashing Africa’s Potential as a Pole of Global Growth
Africa’s experience over the last decade suggests strongly that the continent is likely to make the 21st cen­tury its own. Since the beginning of this century, African countries have shown strong...
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 05
Governing development in Africa- the role of the State in economic transformation
In the past decade, Africa recorded strong economic growth rates, both in terms of its own historical record and relative to other regions. While the continental growth rate did not reach the 7 per...
Study on innovative financing mechanisms for renewable energy projects in North Africa
The energy mixes of African countries are progressively including renewable energy contributions, which have significantly increased, given the technological maturity and advances in recent years....
The Renewable Energy Sector in North Africa
Access to energy is a strategic priority in all regions of the world. Even today, nearly 1.6 billion people do not have access to modern energy and three billion people depend on “traditional biomass...
Special report on the “The ICGLR Regional Initiative against the Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources (RINR) and other Certification Mechanisms in the Great Lakes Region
Lessons Learned and Best practices
Several African countries are endowed with considerable amounts of mineral resources. These resources play a crucial role in the economy, as they account for a significant share of exports. Indeed,...
Managing Africa’s Natural Resource Base for Sustainable Growth and Development
Sustainable Development Report on Africa IV
Africa is endowed with a very rich and diverse natural resource base on which the livelihood of its people, especially the rural population, depends. Although Governments are placing pro-poor...
Gender and Education for a Culture of Peace in Central Africa
Situations of armed conflict and periods of post-conflict reconstruction in Cen­tral Africa pose specific challenges to achieving gender equality and the protection of women’s rights. Exclusion of...
Relevé des conclusions et recommandations des travaux du vingt-neuvième session du CIE de l’Afrique centrale
Le Bureau Sous-régional pour l’Afrique Centrale de la Commission Economique des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique (CEA/BSR-AC) a organisé du 27 février au 1er mars 2013 à Libreville, République Gabonaise...
The Economic Situation in Egypt in the Context of Political instability and a Risky Transition
Despite the political uncertainty, Egypt’s economy maintained a growth of 1.8 points in 2012 as compared to 1.7 points in 2011. Activities increased in most of the sectors, though exports shrunk by 0...

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