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Report on sustainable development goals for the West Africa sub region
The present report on sustainable development goals (SDGs) for the West Africa sub region is one of five sub regional reports prepared within the framework of the Africa Post-2015 and Rio+20 follow-...
Report on sustainable development goals for the Southern Africa subregion
The present report on sustainable development goals for the Southern Africa subregion forms one of five subregional reports prepared within the framework of the Africa Post-2015 consultations and the...
ECA Advisory Services Guidelines
This guide seeks to facilitate and improve the analytical and operational aspects of the preparation and implementation of the regional advisory services of ECA. It is intended, primarily,...
Can a Stronger Patent Regime Result in  Growth of Patenting Activities in Africa? Lessons Learned from Five African Countries
This brief report provides evidence on the question of whether as argued by its proponents, a strong patent regime can result in a rise in inventive capacity in least developed countries,...
Youth and innovation in Africa: harnessing the possibilities of Africa’s youth for the transformation of the continent
Summary Report of Online (D-Groups) Discussion
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) hosted a moderated online discussion from 3 to 30 March 2014 on “Youth1 and Innovation2 in Africa: Harnessing the possibilities of Africa’s youth for the...
MDG Report 2015
Lessons Learned in Implementing the MDGs
One important lesson from the MDG experience is that initial conditions invariably influence the pace of progress on global development agendas. Given their relatively low scores on most MDG...
Achieving Sustainable Development in Africa through Inclusive Green Growth
Agriculture, Ecosystems, Energy, Industry and Trade
The Sustainable Development Report on Africa (SDRA) is produced by the Economic Commission for Africa in collaboration with partner institutions.It serves as a tool for monitoring and assessing...
Conflicts in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Causes, impact and implications for the Great Lakes region
The Democratic Republic of Congo is recovering from conflicts, posting substantial improvement in overall macroeconomic performance since the cessation of the war, on the back of robust copper and...
ECA Performance Report 2014
The year 2014 was one during which ECA worked to consolidate its position on the journey upon which it had embarked in 2013, with the aim of strengthening its policy influence; trust and credibility...
AFRICA-INDIA, Facts & Figures
Africa and India have had a rich distinguished history, first ushered by Indian traders led by the seasonal monsoon winds before they upscaled their presence in the 17th century due to the abundance...
AfricanStatistical Yearbook 2015
THE MUTUAL REVIEW of Development Effectiveness in Africa: Promise & Performance
The Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness in Africa (MRDE) is an exercise in mutual accountability undertaken jointly by ECA and OECD. The exercise dates from an initial request in November 2002...
The Africa Mining Vision (AMV) adopted by the African Union Heads of State and Government in February 2009 represents a paradigm shift away from a resource development model anchored...
The Imperative of Urbanization for Africa’s Structural Transformation
A new narrative on urbanization towards Agenda 2063
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 now...
Regional profile of West Africa 2014 and prospects 2015
The present report entitled “Socioeconomic profile of West Africa in 2014 and prospects for 2015” is among the documents examined by the eighteen statutory meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee...
Progress towards regional integration in West Africa
ECOWAS is the main regional economic community in West Africa wherein the continental integration process, as advocated by the African Union, should take shape. All fifteen (15) countries of the sub-...
Gender mainstreaming into Food Security Initiatives
This report is the first building block of a large initiative aiming to integrate the gender dimension into the West African fight for food security. The core of the project is the introduction of...
Annual Report on Assuring Quality at the Economic Commission for Africa 2015
Achievements, Challenges and Lessons Learned
The present report examines the function of quality assurance at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in 2015, focusing on the results achieved, challenges encountered, lessons learned and future...
Review report on progress in the implementation of sustainable development commitments related to biotechnology in Africa
This Review report takes stock of progress made in Africa and concrete actions taken to implement sustainable development resolutions and outcomes of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment...
Economic Report on Africa 2014 - Cover Image
Dynamic Industrial Policy in Africa: Innovative Institutions, Effective Processes and Flexible Mechanisms

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