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Is Africa moving towards a more inclusive development path
Despite two decades of unprecedented economic growth, Africa has yet to see its economic gains translated into positive social outcomes. Considerable inequalities persist, both between and within...
African Social Development Index (ASDI) - North Africa Report
Measuring Human Exclusion for Structural Transformation
Africa’s positive economic growth over the past two decades has shown resilience in the wake of the international crisis of 2008. However, this positive performance has not yet translated its...
Greening Africa’s industrialization
African economies remain constrained by systemic weaknesses, which limit their economic growth potential, undermine social progress and jeopardize the environment. Building on its...
African Statistical Yearbook 2017
The Yearbook series is a result of joint efforts by major African regional organizations to set up a joint data collection mechanism of socioeconomic data on African countries as well...
Leveraging Urbanization for Africa’s Structural Transformation
ECA’s Contribution
Africa’s structural transformation is the over­arching policy priority for the continent’s in­clusive and sustainable development. As clearly expressed in the African Union’s Agenda 2063, there is...
Drawing on lessons learned from the Millennium Development Goal on HIV/AIDS
Drawing on lessons learned from the Millennium Development Goal on HIV/AIDS to reduce poverty and inequality in the post-2015 eraIn September 2015, a new development agenda succeeding the Millennium...
Development financing in Africa
Two years before the Monterrey Conference on Financing for Development, which was held in Mexico in 2002, Africa was labelled “the hopeless continent” by The Economist magazine. Two...
The African Sustainable Development Goals Map
Economic Commission for Africa Initiatives for the Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2063
This brochure illustrates “at a glance” the support that the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is providing to its member States towards the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...
Statistical Atlas
Geovisualisation of Key Statistical Indicators
This report is an attempt to exploit the enabling capabilities of Spatial Statistics to complement traditional forms of data presentation and analysis, by focusing attention on possible spatial...
2020 Census Preparedness
Preliminary Report on the Status of Country Preparedness for the 2020 Round of Population and Housing Census in Africa
UN Statistical Commission submitted the 2020 World Population and Housing Censuses Programme in March 2015 to Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for adoption. The programme was adopted by ECOSOC on...
Unlocking the Potential of Open Government in Africa
Policy, legal and technical requirements for open government implementation in Africa
The idea of open government is based on the philosophy that genuine democracy is a participatory process, and that people must have access to the right information if they are to play an effective...
Review of the legal and regulatory frameworks in the information and communications technology sector  in a subset of African countries
What lessons can we learn?
The present report reviews the legal and regulatory framework for the information and telecommunications sector in five African countries, namely: Cameroon, Ethiopia, the Gambia, Morocco and...
INNOVATING FOR BETTER HEALTH
Building biomedical devices innovation capacity in Africa
This report is part of the multi-year biomedical engineering project entitled “Engineering expertise to improve health outcomes in Africa”, launched in May 2011 by the Economic Commission for Africa...
Aligning Frameworks with the African Mining Vision
The African Minerals Development Centre commissioned this study, with the objective of reviewing the policy and regulatory frameworks of the five East African countries (Burundi, Kenya,...
Optimizing Revenues from the Mineral Sector in Africa
The recent furor over the massive cache of leaked documents has galvanized global attention on the impact of illicit financial outflows on domestic resource mobilization. However, renewed...
The AMDC Approach
The African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC) is the lead institution that helps AU Member States to fast-track alignment of their mineral sector development to the Africa Mining Vision, to...
Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) Brochure
The goal of AMDC’s ASM workstream is to harness ASM’s potential by building on the tenets of the Africa Mining Vision to help integrate ASM into sustainable economic and social development.
Harnessing Mineral Resources for Africa’s Transformation
The goal of AMDC’s human and institutional capacities work is to strengthen the African minerals skills base to make it stronger, more competitive, and better aligned to AMV outcomes. It...
Communication and Advocacy Brochure
The goal of AMDC’s communication and advocacy workstream is to improve social and economic development options through a free flow of information among all stakeholders around the...
Geological and Mineral Information Systems (GMIS) Brochure
The goal of all AMV-compliant geological initiatives and activities is to improve geological and geospatial information and its use in mining and broad development processes in...

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