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Southern Africa will have a projected market of over 290 million people by the end of 2013, of which an estimated 60 per cent will be between the ages of 15 and 24, representing a huge potential from...
Compendium of Intra-African and Related Foreign Trade Statistics 2013
This is the seventh edition of the Compendium of Intra-African and Related Foreign Trade Statistics. The Compendium was produced by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) from 1997 to 2005 on...
Being Young in the Maghreb
This document contains a synthesis of the outcome of research performed on the existence of youth rights among young people aged 15 to 24 in the five countries of the Arab Maghreb Union in the...
The Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness in Africa - 2013
Promise & Performance
The Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness is an exercise in mutual accountability undertaken jointly by the UN Economic Commission for Africa and the OECD following a request of NEPAD Heads of...
MDG Report 2012
Emerging perspectives from Africa on the post-2015 development agenda
This year’s report has been written against the backdrop of continued rapid economic growth in Africa, uprisings and transitions in North Africa, the festering sovereign debt crisis in the eurozone,...
Economic Report on Africa 2012
Unleashing Africa’s Potential as a Pole of Global Growth
Although Africa’s growth has, since independence, been driven mainly by primary production and export, its growth resurgence since 2000 has benefited from improvements in macroeconomic management,...
Combating Corruption Improving Governance in Africa
Regional Anti-Corruption Programme for Africa 2011-2016
This Regional Anti-Corruption Programme for Africa is an initiative of the UNECA, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, being undertaken in collaboration with the African Union Advisory Board on Corruption aimed at...
Popular Participation & Decentralization in Africa
At the end of World War II, all but three African nations (Ethiopia, Liberia and South Africa) were ruled by some European State. Then the independence movement began: first in North Africa with...
The Role of Parliament in Promoting Good Governance
In the 21st Century, there is growing interest more than ever before in issues related to democracy and good governance around the world. This is a reflection of the increasing acceptance of the fact...
African Statistical Yearbook 2012
The Yearbook series is a result of collaborative efforts by major African regional organizations to set up a joint data collection mechanism of socioeconomic data on African countries, as well as the...
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa V
Towards an African Continental Free Trade Area
Interregional coordination is growing. COMESA, EAC and SADC held their first Tripartite Summit in October 2008, where the Heads of State and Government of the three RECs agreed to establish a Free...
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 04
Fast-tracking Progress on the Millennium Development Goals in Africa
With three years remaining until the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) target deadline, African countries must ensure that policies sustain and fast-track gains made thus far, especially for...
ATPC Work in Progress No. 89
Report on a Survey of AGOA’s Past, Present and Future Prospects: The Experiences and Expectations of Sub-Saharan Africa
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is a preferential arrangement governing over U.S.-African trade and investment relations since the year 2000. The legislation provides for preferential...
ATPC Work in Progress No. 88
Assessment of Gender Impacts of SADC Trade Protocal in Selected Countries
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) introduced its trade protocol in the year 2000 to promote intra regional trade in goods and services among its member states (MS) as well as finance...

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