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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...
ATPC Work in Progress No. 86
Assessing the Impact of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on the Spread of HIV and vice versa in the SADC Region
Implementation of the SADC Free Trade Agreement (FTA) began in 2000, and was launched in August 2008 fulfilling one of the objectives set under the Protocol on Trade signed in 1996. The FTA is a step...
Minerals and Africa's Development
International Study Group Report on Africa's Mineral Regimes
THIS REPORT ON Africa’s mineral development regimes was prepared by the International Study Group (ISG) established in 2007 by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA...
Recent Trends in National Mechanisms for Gender Equality in Africa
This study presents a situation analysis of the status of national mechanisms in the 53 Member States in Africa over the last five years. It argues that contexts such as economic liberalization...
Les économies de l’Afrique centrale 2011
Après le ralentissement provoqué par la récente crise financière et économique mondiale, la croissance a repris en Afrique centrale. Nos estimations les plus récentes indiquent que le taux de...
West Africa Regional Assessment
The African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), acting as a consortium, have launched a joint initiative to develop...
African Statistics Pocketbook 2011
The 2011 ECA Statistics Pocketbook is the first volume of this publication produced by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).It presents statistical trends for each African country...
First Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDAI) - Final Report
Development First: Addressing Climate Change in Africa
As the impacts of climate change heighten across the globe, the need for solutions to increase the resilience abilities of whole sectors of economies, communities and households, especially in the...

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