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8 December 2016
http://info241.com
Les experts de la Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA) du Bureau sous-régional pour l’Afrique-Centrale, sont en conclave depuis ce jeudi à Libreville en vue de discuter sur des actions prioritaires à mener, dans le but d’une meilleure valorisation des bois tropicaux pour la transformation structurelle du Gabon.
8 December 2016
www.espacemanager.com
La Commission Economique pour l’Afrique (Bureau pour l’Afrique du Nord) et le Secrétariat général de l’Union du Maghreb Arabe (UMA) ont tenu récemment une réunion bilatérale d’échange et de concertation à Rabat.
8 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
African countries have been urged to now implement their policies on agriculture and industrialisation in order to achieve sustainable growth and development.
8 December 2016
www.businessdailyafrica.com
At the 11th African Economic Conference that concluded Wednesday in Abuja, Nigeria, stakeholders noted that the continent had good agricultural and industrial strategies but lacked to actualise them.
7 December 2016
http://allafrica.com/
Participants at the ongoing 11th African Economic Conference in Abuja advocated for measures that will guarantee women access to land and promote women’s land rights in rural communities of Africa.
7 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
A plethora of regional development bodies in Central Africa under the umbrella of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and the Central Africa Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) have indicated their appetite for internalising and aggregating Africa's Agenda 2063 and the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) to better respond to the needs of the sub-region.
7 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
Participants at the African Economic Conference 2016 in Abuja have identified integrated solutions as key to regional agro-allied industrialization.
7 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
The 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) wound up in Abuja, Nigeria on Wednesday, after three days of intensive discussions on how African countries can achieve agro-allied industrialization.
7 December 2016
www.pacci.org
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has told African countries not to allow global trade agreements jeopardise trade relations within the African sub-region.
7 December 2016
www.bizcommunity.com
An exacting endeavour of the Central African Economic Community (ECCAS) member states - supported by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) - has yielded fruit, with the adoption by countries of the sub-region, of model laws on telecommunications, cyber security and the regulatory framework to govern cross-border interconnection.
7 December 2016
http://lemagazinedumanager.com
La Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA) a fait cette semaine à Rabat, le plaidoyer d’une intégration économique entre les pays de l’Union du Maghreb arabe (UMA) pour doper la croissance dans la région maghrébine.
7 December 2016
www.dailytrust.com.ng
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has told African countries not to allow global trade agreements jeopardise trade relations within the African sub-region.
7 December 2016
http://lemagazinedumanager.com
La Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA) invite le continent noir à développer de nouvelles approches de politiques pour encourager la production agricole dans les activités et les secteurs à fort rendement, afin que les pays africains tirent profit de l’industrialisation des produits agricoles et de l’agroalimentaire.
7 December 2016
www.einnews.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (Office for North Africa) and the General Secretariat of the Arab Maghreb Union (UMA) held Tuesday 6 December in Rabat a bilateral, exchange and consultation meeting.
7 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
Three presentations were made during the ongoing 11th African Economic Conference in Abuja on the examining the dynamics and constraints of the agricultural value chain on the continent.
6 December 2016
www.fanabc.com
The first sessions included a meeting of senior officials, remarks by representatives of governments and the African Union Commission, and consideration of a review of the implementation of the Plan of Action introduced at the 3rd African-Korea Forum.
6 December 2016
http://dailypost.ng
The Federal Government has dispelled fears that the country is at risk of an impending famine, disclosing that adequate measures have already been taken to avert a possible outbreak of famine in the country.
6 December 2016
http://mareeg.com
The 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) kicked off in Abuja, Nigeria, on Monday with a consensus on the need to scale up the continent’s agricultural transformation to spur industrialization and inclusive growth.
6 December 2016
www.ena.gov.et
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) says Africa can yield benefits from commodity-based industrialization and agro-alliance with new policy approaches.
6 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
Abdalla Hamdok, Acting ECA Executive Secretary, has called for new policy approaches to incentivize agricultural production in activities and sectors with higher returns, so that Africa can yield benefits from commodity-based industrialization and agro-alliance.
6 December 2016
www.ebc.et
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) says Africa can yield benefits from commodity-based industrialization and agro-alliance with new policy approaches.
6 December 2016
www.news24.com.ng
Stakeholders have called for new policy approaches to incentivise agricultural production and enable Africa yield benefits from commodity-based industrialisation.
6 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
A study by Namalguebzanga Christian Kafando, one of the paper presenters and discussants at the ongoing 11th African Economic Conference in Abuja has shown that there is a significant link between agriculture and manufacturing in Africa.
6 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
Private sector small and medium enterprises (SMEs) should be the catalytic force in the industrialization and modernization of agriculture, a paper delivered Monday at the 2016 African Economic Conference taking place in Abuja has proposed.
6 December 2016
www.humanityvoicewatch.com
Despite the promise and force of globalization as a powerful engine for economic transformation, hardworking subsistence farmers have been left behind due to insufficient skills, said Nobel Laureate and Harvard Professor, Eric Maskin during a roundtable debate themed, The way forward to transforming Africa’s agriculture.

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