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ASYB 2016
The African Statistical Yearbook 2016 was prepared under the aegis of the African Statistical Coordination Committee set up by major continental organizations dealing with statistical development,...
The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
As a result of sweeping economic reforms, the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has been enjoying unprecedented tourism growth in the recent years. International tourist arrivals have been on a...
Policy brief: Economic Partnership Agreements and the African Continental Free Trade Area
As of June 2016, the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) have been concluded – but not signed and ratified – in three (3) African regions, namely the East African Community, the Southern African...
MDGs to Agenda 2063/SDGs Transition Report 2016
Towards an integrated and coherent approach to sustainable development in Africa
Africa has made important strides in implementing the MDGs. Significant progress has been recorded on at least five of the eight MDGs: MDG2 – primary school enrolment; MDG3 – gender equality and...
Africa Partnership Facility for NDC
Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) are the cornerstone of the Paris Agreement, and aim to limit the increase in global average temperature, to below 2°C, and preferably below 1.5°C...
Policy Brief 15 The Paris Agreement - The future relevance of UNFCCC-backed carbon markets for Africa
Key MessagesA fresh start for international climate policy: The Paris Agreement removes policy uncertainty and ensures that carbon market mechanisms will continue to be an important part of the...
African Youth climate change
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time. The Paris Agreement lays out long-term ambitions for climate change response and urges the engagement of non-State actors, especially...
Food trade in Africa in the context of climate change
The threats of climate change to Africa’s already fragile food systems, compounded by the continent’s low adaptive capacity, are well rehearsed. A projected 20-30 per cent fall in crop...
Macroeconomic policy for structural transformation of African economies
Macroeconomic policy as an engine for transformation
African economies are slowly transforming but at a low pace compared to their potential and development aspirations. It is now recognized that one of the contributing factors has been the...
Industrializing through trade
Trade as a catalyst for Africa’s structural transformationInclusive and transformative development strategies are essential for translating Africa’s recent growth momentum into meaningful...
Broadening the participation of the local private sector in Africa’s construction and energy sectors through modern industrial policy
Expanding the role of local players in major infrastructure projects is a major challenge in Africa. The domestic private sector is notably absent in the construction and energy...
Institutions and service delivery in a developmental State
The emergence of developmental States in AfricaOut of the failed experiences of the structural adjustment programme of the 1980s and 1990s emerged a group of African leaders determined...
Unmasking governance and the roles of international players in corruption in Africa
Governance mattersThe April 2016 revelations in the “Panama Papers” brought into renewed focus the efforts of many Africans over the past few years to draw the attention of world...
Designing the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA): An African Human Rights Perspective
The African Union has committed itself to negotiating a Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) with substantial trade liberalization commitments coupled with strong adjustment and compensatory...
Towards Harmonizing Fiscal Regimes in the Mineral Sector
The present report was prepared at the request of the African Union Heads of State and Government. It examines the management of Africa’s mineral resources, with a particular focus on optimizing...
Long-term Development Planning
Sustained economic growth, a foundation for poverty reduction and social development, occurs within the framework of good planning, with strong leadership and institutions. Sustained...
Reflections on Africa’s priorities in financing for development
Africa’s growth recovery since the start of the twenty-first century has not been sufficiently transformative. Although the overall macroeconomic performance has been remarkable across...
16 Infrastructure projects for African integration
Infrastructure development is a key driver for progress across the African continent and a critical enabler for sustainable and socially inclusive growth. The Programme for Infrastructure Development...
Planning for Africa’s development
Lessons, insights and messages from past and present experiences
Development planning in Africa predates independence and remains an enduring feature of the policymaking landscape. Despite a brief interruption during the structural adjustment programme era the...
The Blue Economy
The concept of the Blue Economy integrates a new approach to the economic exploitation of the resources of our oceans, lakes, rivers and other bodies of water.Alongside the “green economy”, it...

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