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Africa Review Report on Mining - Executive Summary
This executive summary draws from the Africa Review report on mining which was prepared by ECA for the Africa Regional Implementation Meeting (RIM) for CSD-18. The review was primarily based on...
Sustainable Development Report on Africa II
Five-Year Review of the Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development Outcomes in Africa (WSSD+5)
The production of the Sustainable Development Report on Africa (SDRA) was launched in the 2004-2005 biennium, as one of ECA’s flagship publications. The report is intended to be an important medium...
Economic Report on Africa 2007
Accelerating Africa’s Development through Diversification
African economies continue to sustain the growth momentum of previous years, recording an overall real GDP growth rate of 5.7 per cent in 2006 compared to 5.3 per cent in 2005 and 5.2 per cent in...
African Statistical Yearbook 2007
The 2007 African Statistical Yearbook, the twenty fifth issue, presents data arranged on a country basis for 53 ECA Member States, generally for the years 1998 to 2006 or for the most recent nine...
e-Strategies - Best Practices and Lessons Learnt
ICTs are among the driving forces of globalization.African countries are facing new challenges to their socio-economic development as a result of this globalization process and the impact of the...
Determination of Fundamental Datasets for Africa
Geoinformation in Socio-Economic Development
Recognizing that Africa’s social and economic development is predicated on the careful assessment, identification, and operationalization of national development priorities, the role of high-quality...
The African Union’s (AU) perspective is that agriculture and land are central in the social and economic development of the continent and that rights to land are fundamental to the participation of all people including women and disadvantaged sections of society in the development process. Africa’s development remains dependent on agriculture and exploitation of natural resources, yet agriculture and livestock production are largely carried out by smallholder farmers under increasing pressure of scarce land
Background Document
The African Union’s (AU) perspective is that agriculture and land are central in the social and economic development of the continent and that rights to land are fundamental to the participation of...
Macroeconomic Policy and Institutional Convergence in Member States of Southern African Development Community
This report provides a summary of 14 national reports of Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) member states on past, present and likely future compliance of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...
Economic Report on Africa 2006
Capital Flows and Development Financing in Africa
African countries continue to face perennial shortages of resources to finance public and private investment. This constrains their ability to accelerate growth, seen as key to reducing poverty....
African Statistical Yearbook 2006
The 2006 African Statistical Yearbook, the twenty fourth issue, presents data arranged on a country basis for 53 ECA member States, generally for the years 1997 to 2005 or for the last nine years for...
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa II
Rationalizing Regional Economic Communities
Africa’s internal trade (intra-Africa trade) has consistently remained minimal compared with its intercontinental trade. The pattern of African exports continues to be heavily influenced by...
Sustainable Development Report on Africa I
Managing Land-Based Resources for Sustainable Development
Africa is endowed with rich and diverse renewable and non-renewable natural resources, yet its people remain among the poorest in the world. Improving the welfare of people in Africa requires...
Economic Report on Africa 2005
Meeting the Challenges of Unemployment and Poverty in Africa
Poverty in Africa is substantially higher than in other developing regions. More enigmatic is that poverty on the continent is chronic and rising. At 46 per cent, the share of the total population...
African Governance Report I
The African Governance Report (AGR) is the result of extensive research covering governance practices in 27 African countries undertaken by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) through national...
Economic Report on Africa 2004
Unlocking Africa’s Trade Potential
After fifty years progress, the future of the multilateral system of trade negotiations is surrounded by uncertainty. Th e collapse of the Cancun World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Meeting in...
The African Gender and Development Index 2004
The African Gender and Development Index (AGDI) is a tool that maps the extent of gender inequality in Africa and assesses government performance. It consists of two parts, the quantitative Gender...
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa I
African leaders now recognize more than ever the urgency of accelerating Africa’s integration, especially given the challenges of regionalism amid globalization. The World Trade Organization’s rules...
Mainstreaming Mineral Wealth in Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategies
Many studies claim that mineral resources impact negatively on economic growth particularly in developing countries. This paper briefly reviews this argument (the natural resources curse hypothesis)...
Harmonization of Mining Policies, Standards, Legislative and Regulatory Frameworks in Southern Africa
International experience has demonstrated that a properly structured and administered minerals industry has potential to generate substantial benefits to individual economies and regions. Apart from...
Minerals Cluster Policy Study in Africa
Pilot Studies of South Africa and Mozambique
This report forms the pilot study component of a broader initiative undertaken by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) to identify and Tcharacterize the role of the minerals...

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