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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,...
Desktop Review of African Geological Survey Organisation Capacities and Gaps
The African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC) is implementing the Africa Mining Vision (AMV), which was adopted by African Heads of State at the twelfth ordinary session of the...
African Continental Free Trade Area: Towards the finalization of modalities on goods
On 21 March 2018 in Kigali, 44 member States of the African Union signed the Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). An additional 6 member States of...
Commodity-based economic growth that has driven Africa’s development in the past decades is now in jeopardy owing to the impact of climate change on natural resources and agricultural commodities....
Publications Catalogue 2017
Welcome to the 2017 edition of the ECA Publications Catalogue. This year’s Catalogue features reports and studies that will be made available over the course of the year, as well as major...
Policy Brief 16 - Transforming Africa’s Transport Sector with Implementation of INDCs
The transport sector is capable of generating an enabling environment to catalyse economic growth in Africa. The sector has, however, experienced great stagnation in terms of infrastructural...
From the Millennium Development Goals to the Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2063: Lessons for Africa
ECA Policy Brief - No. ECA/17/001
A promising start for the Sustainable Development Goals. The 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063 offer an opportunity for Africa to complete the unfinished business of the Millennium Development Goals. They...
Enhancing domestic private sector development in Africa: A focus on renewable energy
The present paper addresses one aspect of what some experts refer to as “modern” industrial policy in Africa by exploring how the participation of domestic private companies in renewable energy...
Enhancing domestic private sector development in Africa: Construction and energy sectors
This paper explores how Governments in Africa can effectively employ interventionist industrial policies to stimulate domestic production and the growth of private entrepreneurship, especially in...
2016 Annual Report on Assuring Quality at ECA
Achievements, Challenges and Lessons Learned
The present report presents the function of quality as­surance at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in 2016, with emphasis on the results achieved, challenges encountered, lessons learned and...

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