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Fragile States and Development in West Africa
This volume is a collection of the edited papers presented at an ad hoc experts group meeting on Fragile States and Development in West Africa, organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for...
Tracking Progress in the Implementation of Regional and International Agendas, Including NEPAD and Other Special Initiatives in the Subregion
Promote Gender Equality And Empower Women: MDG 3
The Millennium Declaration, signed in September 2000 at the United Nations’ Millennium Summit, is guided by a set of specific, quantified, and time-set key targets on the various dimensions of human...
Harnessing the African Peer Review Mechanism Potential to Advance Mineral Resources Governance in Africa
The main objective of the study is to bring to the attention of relevant entities the various angles that the APRM could be harnessed to foster a concrete transformation in the management of mineral...
Sub-Regional Knowledge Exchange and Capacity Building Workshop on the Economic Valuation of Land and Ecosystem Services
Land lies at the heart of the economic and social development of Africa; it is also central to its environmental sustainability, as well as to maintaining peace and security. It is in recognition of...
Sustaining Economic Growth and Development in Turbulent Times
Tracking Progress on Macroeconomic and Social Developments in the Eastern Africa Region 2011-12
IN THE AFTERMATH to the 2008-09 global economic crisis, African countries have benefited from the quick rebound in commodity prices, and their growth has been shored up by investments and trade with...
Towards a Common Currency in the East African Community(EAC)
Issues, Challenges and Prospects
Interest in regional integration, including monetary integration, in Africa has been intense over the decades since independence and various regional groupings have been formed. Those initiatives...
Natural resources and conflict management: the case of land
Eastern Africa, like the rest of Africa, is the scene of many disputes related to land and natural resources. This partly emanates from the increasing demand on these resources because of population...
Parliament of Botswana - ICT Master Plan
Parliament is the third main pillar of democratic society, alongside the executive and the judiciary. As the legislative institution, parliament is an important cornerstone of democracy. All three...
Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security
The purpose of these Voluntary Guidelines is to serve as a reference and to provide guidance to improve the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests with the overarching goal of achieving...
With sluggish recovery and growth in industrial countries, coupled with fiscal challenges in Europe, the demand for primary commodities in the short to medium term is likely to slump. Capital and aid...
Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness in Africa 2012
We are pleased to announce that the 2012 Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness in Africa (MRDE) report jointly prepared by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the...
Integrating Africa
On account of the weight of his office, any statement delivered by the Executive Secretary of the ECA, in his official capacity, is an important one. Such a statement is a significant policy document...
MDG Report 2011
This report provides the latest update on Africa’s progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), following the landmark September 2010 High Level Panel event. This event noted that the...
Economic Report on Africa 2011
Governing development in Africa - the role of the state in economic transformation
The world economy grew by 3.6 per cent in 2010 up from -2.1 per cent in 2009, but its growth is expected  to moderate to 3.1 per cent in 2011. Africa’s rebound strengthened from the GDP growth...
African Statistical Yearbook 2011
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 as the...
The African Gender and Development Index 2011
Promoting gender equality in Africa
The 2010 fifteenth anniversary of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action marked the end of a period which was full of challenges for the implementation of the Twelve Critical Areas of...
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 03
African Social Protection Schemes: Implications for Achieving and Sustaining the Millennium Development Goals
In the last couple of decades social development has not received the attention it deserves. More recently, social development has gained impetus as an important objective of the development agenda...
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 02
Promoting high-level sustainable growth to reduce unemployment in Africa
Africa achieved relatively high growth rates in the first decade of the 21st century. This growth was generally shared across the continent with several countries experiencing growth rates that...
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 01
Mobilizing domestic tax revenues for development in Africa
One of the key lessons of the 2009 global financial and economic crisis for African countries is the need to pay more attention to domestic resource mobilization. This is because the crisis not only...
ATPC Work in Progress No. 87
An Assessment of the Impact of Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) on the SADC Regional Integration Process
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) dates back from the formation in 1975 of the Frontline States which originally consisted of Botswana, Mozambique and Tanzania, Angola joined in 1976...

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