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Partnership Strategy for the Economic Commission for Africa
The recent refocusing exercise aimed, among other things, at making the Commission the “think tank” of reference on African development policy issues by building on the Commission’s comparative...
Concept note on ECA Country Profiles
This Concept Note outlines a proposal for the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) to produce Country Profiles (CPs), through coordination between ECA Subregional Offices (SROs),...
Annual Report 2014
The present report reviews the progress made between April 2013 and March 2014 on implementing the work programme of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), with a focus on the results that have...
The Cost of Hunger in Africa
Social and Economic Impact of Child Undernutrition in Egypt, Ethiopia, Swaziland and Uganda
The Cost of Hunger in Africa (COHA) Study is a project led by the African Union Commission (AUC) and the New Partnership of Africa‟s Development (NEPAD) Planning and Coordinating Agency and supported...
Energy Access and Security in Eastern Africa
Status and Enhancement Pathways
This report provides a sub-regional picture of energy access and security, reviews case studies from some selected member States to highlight lessons on energy access and security, looks at the...
17th Meeting of ICE 2014. Outcomes and Recommendations
The 17th meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE) of the Economic Commission for Africa Sub regional Office for West Africa (ECA/SRO-WA) was held on 3 and 4 March 2014 in...
Frontier Markets in Africa
Misperceptions in a Sea of Opportunities
The economic performance of Africa since the turn of the twenty-first century has been remarkable, even in the aftermath of the global financial and economic crisis. Growth has averaged 5 per cent...
How ‘AGOA 2.0.’ Could Be Different
Outlining Africa’s Position on the AGOA Review process - A White Paper | April 2014
Set to expire in September 2015, the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is the central pillar of trade and economic relations between the United States and sub Saharan Africa. As a result,...
Assessing progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals
Analysis of the Common African Position on the post-2015 Development Agenda
Performance on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has varied by country and region; some regions are closer to meeting the targets, while others such as Africa are not as close. But Africa has...
Socio-Economic Impacts of the Ebola on Africa
The overall objective is to assess the socio-economic impacts of EVD not only on the countries with widespread and intense transmission, but West Africa more widely and the continent as a whole—both...
Tunisia: Economic situation and outlook in the current transition phase
2011: start of the Tunisian revolutionGafsa mining basinFor nearly six months in 2008, a major social movement, indeed, the largest ever in Tunisia, since President Ben Ali came to power in 1987,...
Economic and Social Conditions in North Africa, 2012-2013
In North Africa, the year 2013 witnessed the impacts of the slowdown of global growth and by the continuation of the transitions relating to the sociopolitical crises in many countries of the...
Report on the Sustainable Development Goals for North Africa
While the international community is assessing the implementation of the MDGs, measuring progress towards the achievement of the sustainable development and the gap to be bridged, in particular by...
The Environmental Performance Review, a powerful tool for achieving Sustainable Development
Lessons Learnt from the Moroccan experience
Morocco is one of UNECA’s Member States that have made great achievements in terms of environmental management and environmental education in recent years. In 2012 the country adopted its National...
Managing diversity in Africa for credible and fair elections
Managing diversity in Africa for credible and fair elections
Africa has 2,110 living languages and 3,315 ethnic groups. In every African country, the population practices at least two religions. The countries are also diverse in terms of economic systems, (...
Alternative perspectives of the performance of Africa in achieving the Millennium Development Goals
Alternative perspectives of the performance of Africa in achieving the Millennium Development Goals
How is the performance of Africa in achieving the Millennium Development Goals perceived as being a glass half full or a glass half empty? Those that hold the glass half empty view point to the fact...
Capacity Development Strategy
This Capacity Development Strategy articulates how the Economic Commission for Africa, in acknowledged areas of competence, supports its member States, the African Union, regional economic...
why Africa needs to  “track it, stop it and get it”
Financing development in Africa has proved to be difficult in the past, compelling the continent to rely on external sources including overseas development assistance. This type of assistance is...
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 11
Dynamic industrial policy in Africa: innovative institutions, effective processes and flexible mechanisms
African countries have a greater opportunity today, than ever before, to increase and sustain growth, foster industrialization and achieve economic transformation. The continent has attracted much...

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