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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....
Addressing and Mainstreaming Land Governance in the African Peer Review Mechanism
The main objective of this paper is to identify the common problems on land facing APRM countries and to provide analytical research with a view to suggest recommendations implementable at country...
Gender Equality and The Africa Peer Review Mechanism
This study examines the measures and levels of success for integrating gender perspectives in governance and development under the peer-review mechanism. The study also probes the limitations of the...
Country STI profiles
An understanding of the nature of economic growth is a central preoccupation of the present report. A pertinent analysis of economic growth is found in the work by Robert J. Gordon, The Rise and Fall...
The present policy brief examines a possible mechanism for building capacity in Africa, using biomedical engineering as an example. One common but recurring problem with most health facilities in...
Scaling Up Value Creation and Local Development in the Mining Sector in Ghana
Africa is the most mineral-rich continent by square kilometre and, for more than one century, has been engaging in industrial-scale mining for export to supply the world’s most...
African Continental Free Trade Area: a catalyst for industrial development on the continent
The present policy brief draws primarily on research materials and toolkits prepared by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) to highlight the potential for industrial development under...
Economic Partnership Agreement and African Continental Free Trade Area: What is at stake for Togo?
Following nearly 11 years of negotiations, started in 2003 between West African countries and the European Union (EU), the 15 countries of the Economic Community of West African States (...
Giant trade agreement for development in Africa: the Continental Free Trade Area
The Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) will cover an African market of 1.2 billion people and a gross domestic product (GDP) of $2.2 trillion, across all 55 member States of the African Union. In...
The Case for the African Continental Free Trade Area
The AfCFTA, Africa’s trade flows and industrialization
The prevailing story of Africa’s exports since 2000 has been that of the strong impact of the commodities supercycle. As Figure 1 shows, the bulk of Africa’s impressive almost-three-...

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