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An Inclusive African Continental Free Trade Area - Aid for Trade and the empowerment of Women and Young People
The present report discusses the ways in which Aid for Trade can be used to support efforts to lower barriers to trade for women and young people, and promote inclusive gains from trade following...
DIGITAL TRADE in AFRICA
Implications for Inclusion and Human Rights
Executive summary and policy recommendationsIn July 2017, the African Trade Policy Centre of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the Office of the United Nations...
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa - ARIA IX
Next Steps for the African Continental Free Trade Area
Signed by 52 African countries, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is, by the number of participating countries, the largest trade agreement since the formation of the WTO. By 1 April...
Fact Sheet -  Women in decision-making spheres in Africa
Ensuring the full and effective participation of women and equal opportunities for female leadership at all levels of decision-making is one of the targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...
This brief aims to answer whether the Ethiopian cutflower industry can be a positive example of sustainable agriculture. Using the theoretical framework of sustainability along agricultural commodity...
A comparison of the provisions of the economic partnership agreements
The economic partnership agreements between the European Union and the five African regional blocs have been under negotiation since 2000. While framed as development-friendly asymmetric agreements...
Digital Trade in Africa: Implications for Inclusion and Human Rights
In July 2017, the African Trade Policy Centre of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the...
Status of Regional Integration in Africa
Macroeconomic convergence is one of the key instruments for successful regional integrating as well as economic growth. It plays an important role in providing efficiency, promoting public...
AfCFTA State of play: What next after Niamey?
The African Continental Free Trade Area is one of the flagship projects of the First Ten Year Implementation Plan under the African Union Agenda 2063 – The Africa We Want.  The objective of the...
Quality of Institutions and Structural Transformation
Distortions and Resource Allocation in North Africa
Understanding why North African economies are not growing as dynamically as they possibly could to generate enough jobs is a key interrogation.The present report argues that growth processes may be...
Healthcare and Economic Growth in Africa
The moderately positive economic performance since 2000 has provided opportunities for improvements in health outcomes. Africa recorded average real annual GDP growth of 5–6 per cent between 2000 and...
The floriculture sector is booming in Ethiopia making the country the second largest exporter in Africa and the fifth largest supplier of flowers to the global market. The sector has turned in to...
The private sector and regional integration in Southern Africa
Accelerating Opportunities for Investment and Growth
The fundamental role of a robust and vibrant private sector for effective and sustained growth is incontestable. A growing private sector is a major source of wealth, dynamism, competitiveness...
Inclusive and sustainable development in Africa
Institutional arrangements for implementing the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063Desing
Translating both the global and regional development frameworks adopted by member States in 2015 into concrete outputs and outcomes will require strong institutional capacities for...
Africa Data Revolution Report 2018
STATUS AND EMERGING IMPACT OF OPEN DATA IN AFRICA
The Africa Data Revolution Report 2018 delves into the recent evolution and current state of open data – with an emphasis on Open Government Data – in the African data communities. It...
Youth Employment and Sustainable Development in North Africa
Over the last two decades, young people in Africa have experienced some increase in school enrolment and decreased gender gap in education. However, the disproportionately high levels of youth...
Report – Capacity Needs Assessment of ACMAD
This capacity needs assessment of the African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD) was conducted under the framework partnership of the African Ministerial Conference on...
Report – Capacity Needs Assessment of AGRHYMET
Climate variability and associated droughts and floods are major causes of poverty and resource depletion in Africa. They are serious threat to economic growth, and their impact is particularly...
Report – Capacity Needs Assessment of ICPAC
The objectives of this assessment are: (i) To review and consolidate the variousassessments performed at ICPAC; (ii) identify ICPAC’s key products, services and the needs of their key users; prepare...
Regional Climate Centers in Africa – Consolidated Capacity Needs Assessments
In the light of the enormous challenges climate variability and climate change pose to societies, there is an urgent need to enable African countries to provide the best possible climate services in...

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