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Building a Sustainable and Inclusive Continental Free Trade Area
Building a Sustainable and Inclusive Continental Free Trade Area
Negotiations towards the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) present a unique opportunity to bring enhanced growth and increased opportunity to millions of African citizens. The jobs and wealth that...
Enhancing gender equality with the Continental Free Trade Area
Enhancing gender equality with the Continental Free Trade Area
The Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA), to be concluded by the African States by the end of 2017, is expected to bring considerable benefits in terms of increased intraregional trade, the development...
Smart industrialization through trade in the context of Africa’s transformation
Smart industrialization through trade in the context of Africa’s transformation
Africa’s experience with industrialization has been disappointing. Globally, the share of manufacturing in total output rises with per capita income until countries reach upper-middle-income status...
Eleventh World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference (Buenos Aires, December 2017) in the context of Africa’s Agenda 2063 and the Continental Free Trade Area
Eleventh World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference (Buenos Aires, December 2017) in the context of Africa’s Agenda 2063 and the Continental Free Trade Area
Critical challenges face Africa as the eleventh World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference approaches, which will be held in Buenos Aires in December 2017. Some WTO members are pushing...
Economic Commission for Africa, a clear case was established for the increased and improved use of trade and trade policy as tools to drive the continent’s industrialization. The present report builds on the recommendations of the report through a thorough assessment of what is required of African economies to industrialize smartly through trade. The assessment is informed by an analysis of whether current trade policies and tariff structures positively contribute to Africa’s broader industrialization polic
In the 2015 Economic Report on Africa of the Economic Commission for Africa, a clear case was established for the increased and improved use of trade and trade policy as tools to drive the...
African Gender and Development Index Regional Synthesis Report
Measuring Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Africa
African member States have shown commitment and are taking critical steps to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment by acceding to key global and regional instruments, and integrating gender...
Social Power: Women’s Capabilities in Africa
The African Center for Gender (ACG) introduces the AGDI Policy Brief Series with an aim to take stock of gender equality in capabilities across Africa and highlight challenges lying ahead and where...
Policy Brief 3 - Political Power: Women’s Agency in Africa
Political Power: The African Center for Gender (ACG) introduces the AGDI Policy Brief Series with an aim to take stock of gender equality in women’s agency in Africa and highlight challenges lying...
Women’s economic empowerment: boosting women’s entrepreneurship in Africa
Women’s economic empowerment is a process through which their capital (human, financial and physical) endowments increase along with their access to and benefits from economic opportunities, leading...
Economic Power: Opportunities in Africa
The African Center for Gender (ACG) introduces the AGDI Policy Brief Series with an aim to take stock of gender equality in opportunities across Africa and highlight challenges lying ahead and where...
Promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls
IntroductionAfrican economies have grown steadily over the last decades and now rank among the fastest growing economies of the world. This growth, which has taken place in defiance of the uneven...
The role of Aid for Trade in boosting intra-African trade
The role of Aid for Trade in boosting intra-African trade
The potential for trade to act as a channel for development has been well-recognized, and is reflected in the incorporation of trade in many of the 17 Goals enshrined in the 2030 Agenda for...
Geospatial information for sustainable development in Africa
African Action Plan on Global Geospatial Information Management
The United Nations Secretariat launched the Global Geospatial Information Management (GGIM) initiative in 2011. It establishes a formal mechanism under United Nations auspices to ...
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa VIII
Bringing The Continental Free Trade Area About
The establishment of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) is a major milestone in the long march of African integration. As foreseen in the Treaty Establishing the African Economic...
New Fringe Pastoralism: Confict and Insecurity and Development in the Horn of Africa and the Sahel
This report focuses on the emergence of new fringe activities that have transformed the relationship involving pastoralism, the State and the traditional national and transnational mobility of...
Historically, Ghana’s economic landscape has been shaped by the mining sector, which is essentially dominated by gold. The beginning of commercial exploitation of oil in 2009 has further accentuated...
ECA Policy Brief - Urbanization and industrialization for Africa’s transformation: opportunities and policy priorities
Africa, along with Asia, is the epicentre of global urbanization. It is undergoing a rapid urban transition and is set to be the fastest urbanizing region in the coming decades. In 1990, only 31 per...
African governments have signed and ratified a number of international and regional declarations, conventions and protocols and integrated them into constitutions and legislative frameworks. They have also implemented policies aimed at promoting gender equality and empowering boys, girls, men and women.  There is a need to assess the progress being made towards achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment, while key gender inequalities must be identified and policy interventions introduced. The African
African governments have signed and ratified a number of international and regional declarations, conventions and protocols and integrated them into constitutions and legislative frameworks. They...
WP20 Climate Change Policies Nexus Between Policy Research and Practice
Since Thomas Malthus’ ‘An Essay on the Principle of Population’, policy makers have debated the challenges of feeding a growing and changing global population, (Ola Linner, 2003). Climate change and...
WP21 Downscaled Climate Changes Scenarios
Understanding and conidence on climate change and its potential impacts have grown greatly over the last few years. The Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) ifth assessment report (AR5)...

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