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The Data Revolution in North Africa
Putting data at the service of structural transformation
The present report, “Data revolution in North Africa: putting data at the service of structural transformation”, reviews the current status of national statistical systems in the countries of North...
How COVID-19 is changing the world: a statistical perspective
COVID-19 has turned the world upside down. Everything has been impacted. How we live and interact with each other, how we work and communicate, how we move around and travel. Every aspect of our...
Africa Regional Integration Index Report 2019
The 2019 Africa Regional Integration Index (ARII) assesses the regional integration status and efforts of countries that are members of the eight regional economic communities recognised by the...
Covid-19 and Export Restrictions: the Limits of International Trade Law and Lessons for the AfCFTA
The Covid-19 crisis has exposed the deep and systemic deficiencies of the global economic regulatory system and associated national vulnerabilities at a time of great distress. Until this crisis...
COVID-19 and African businesses: Focus on Mauritius
The African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and International Economics Consulting Ltd., jointly carried out the first comprehensive survey...
Policy Brief: Impact of COVID-19 in Africa
It is too early to know the full impact of COVID-19 on Africa. To date the experience has been varied. There are causes for concern, but also reasons for hope. Early estimates were pessimis­tic...
Informal traders: A balancing act of survival
Informal cross border trade, by definition, requires traders to cross the border to sell their goods and services on the other side. Much of this trade takes place between border communities with...
ECA Policy Brief - Foreign Currency Mobilisation in Sudan
Executive Summary This note argues that increasing the minimum paid-up capital of the Sudanese banks, enhancing the ability of the banking sector to attract remittances through the formal channels...
Africa regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition
Containing the Damage of Economic Slowdowns and Downturns to Food Insecurity in Africa
After a long period of improvement, hunger in Africa - as measured by the prevalence of undernourishment - worsened in 2014-2018. This trend slowed in 2017-2018. Today 256 million Africans, or 20...
We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.” Albert Einstein
The World is currently in the throes of unprecedented health and economic crisis brought on by the global spread of the novel corona virus-induced COVID-19. COVID-19 has already infected millions of...
Using data from the United nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), this study has established that Eastern Africa, as one of the five UNECA African...
Economic Report on Africa 2019: Fiscal Policy fo Financing Sustainable Development in Africa
Fiscal Policy for Financing Sustainable Development in Africa
Africa is at a critical juncture in its development trajectory. Policies adopted now will determine how quickly the continent accelerates growth and creates prosperity for all. In 2015, African...
Women’s Health in Ethiopia: Facts & Figures
January 2019
Healthy population is essential to achieving an empowered, inclusive and transformed Ethiopia, leaving no one behind. This powerful linkage between women’s health and development is valid worldwide....
Policy brief 18 - Using a nexus approach to improve climate resilience and benefit society, the economy and the environment
Using a nexus approach to improve climate resilience and benefit society, the economy and the environment
“Nexus thinking” is an approach that recognizes the critical interdependence of food, energy and water in an increasingly resource constrained world. Understanding and improving how these resources...
Policy brief 19 - Making every dollar count how investing in climate information pays dividends for the key socioeconomic sectors of Africa
Making every dollar count how investing in climate information pays dividends for the key socioeconomic sectors of Africa
A new framework – the first of its kind – developed by the African Climate Policy Centre can provide Governments of climate dependent countries with clear social and economic returns for investing in...
Climate Research for Development (CR4D) Report of the Regional Climate Research Partnership (RCRP) Workshop for East Africa (EA)
A workshop is successfully held in Nairobi from 30-31march 2016 with the primary objective of scoping and assessing of user-driven climate re-search priorities for Eastern and Horn of Africa to...
Climate Research for Development in Africa Programme strategy (2019–2023)
Science-informed  and  evidence-based  policy,  planning  and  practices  are  essential  to  ensuring African development is sustainable and more...
Climate Research for Development in Africa Programme strategy (2019–2023)
Science-informed  and  evidence-based  policy,  planning  and  practices  are  essential  to  ensuring African development is sustainable and more...
Climate Research for Development in Africa Using climate science to drive Africa’s development
he Assessment Reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – the body widely recognized as the international authority on climate change — give clear evidence of increased warming...
Climate Research for Development in Africa Using climate science to drive Africa’s development
The Assessment Reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – the body widely recognized as the international authority on climate change — give clear evidence of increased warming...

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