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Maputo Protocol commitment and improvements in the rural sector
ECA Policy Brief No. ECA/18/004
In Maputo in 2003, the Assembly of the African Union resolved to implement the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme and committed themselves to allocating at least 10...
Towards improved access to broadband Internet in support of Africa’s transformation
African Governments have considered broadband as a fundamental right that everyone should have access to and benefit from. The role of hardware and software are important in high-speed broadband...
Towards Achieving the African Union’s recommendation of expenditure of 1% of GDP on Research and Development
African Heads of State and Government have committed to raising their national gross expenditure on research and development (GERD) to at least one per cent of their gross domestic product (GDP), in...
Promoting Financial Technology Startups in Africa
Finance is identified as a means of implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Outcomes of Rio+20; and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. It is also identified...
Skills, technology and the African transformation agenda: massive open online courses to the rescue?
In several issues of its flagship Economic Report on Africa, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has provided evidence to show that much of Africa’s recent growth has not been accompanied by...
Deepening Africa-India Trade and Investment Partnership
Africa and India are increasingly becoming more prominent partners in each other’s trade with significant growth in the market shares of their respective imports and exports. The advent of...
ECA Policy Brief - Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy
The purpose of the present policy brief is to analyse Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy in the context of trade and development cooperation with Africa and explore the areas in...
ECA Policy Brief No. ECA/17/003
ECA Policy Brief No. ECA/17/003
The present Policy Brief outlines some of the key recommendations derived from the study on “Effective Regulatory Systems for Service Delivery and Structural Transformation in Africa:...
African Continental Free Trade Area - Questions & Answers
1. How can the African Continental Free Trade Area provide business opportunities that will enhance industrialization in Africa in line with Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want?The African...
This report provides an overview of the key macroeconomic and social developments in Eastern Africa in recent years. With the aim of setting the scene for more in-depth policy discussion, it has also...
AU – UN Framework on Implementation of Agenda 2063 and Agenda 2030
Stronger coordination between the agencies of the African Union and the United Nations system is required to ensure that the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063, including alignment with the Paris Agreement...
Policy Brief: ASM and Sustainability in Africa - Linkages as a Sustainable Livelihood Tool
Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is widespread in Africa and exploits a very large number of minerals. The conservative number of people involved is estimated to be more than 10...
Policy Brief: Responsible Mineral Supply Chains for ASM in Africa - The Case of Conflict Minerals
The issue of responsible mineral supply chains has taken centre stage in the African mining sector in the last few decades as a response to the challenge of conflict minerals. ASM is...
Policy Guidance: Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Policy Guidance for the Country Mining Vision
This Guidance Note is a reference framework for the development of an Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) Policy that is aligned to the aspirations of the Africa Mining Vision (AMV...
Base erosion and profit shifting in Africa: reforms to facilitate improved taxation of multinational enterprises
OECD takes the view that, if implemented, the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Actions will better align the location of taxable profits with the location of economic activities and value creation...
A study on the global governance architecture for combating illicit financial flows
The most up-to-date estimates by the Economic Commission for Africa indicate that during the period 2000-2015, net illicit financial flows between Africa and the rest of the world averaged US$73...
African Governance Report V examines efforts to improve the governance of Africa’s abundant natural resources, with particular emphasis on strengthening natural resource governance institutions and frameworks for the enhancement of domestic revenue mobilization and engendering economic diversification and structural transformation on the continent. Case studies from eight African countries (Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, Madagascar, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda) buttress the diversity in natural
Natural Resource Governance and Domestic Revenue Mobilization for Structural Transformation
African Governance Report V examines efforts to improve the governance of Africa’s abundant natural resources, with particular emphasis on strengthening natural resource governance institutions and...
Country Profiles 2017
Country Profiles is a series published annually by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). The aim of the series is to disseminate country- and region-specific policy analyses and recommendations...
STEPS
The Economic Commission for Africa defines structural transformation as the fundamental changes in economic and social structures that advance inclusive and sustainable development This...
Base Erosion And Profit Shifting In Africa: Reforms to Facilitate Improved Taxation of Multinational Enterprises
Increased domestic resource mobilization is central to achieving structural transformation in Africa which is in turn essential to addressing social and economic challenges on the continent,...

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