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African Governance Report V examines efforts to improve the governance of Africa’s abundant natural resources, with particular emphasis on strengthening natural resource governance institutions and frameworks for the enhancement of domestic revenue mobilization and engendering economic diversification and structural transformation on the continent. Case studies from eight African countries (Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, Madagascar, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda) buttress the diversity in natural
Natural Resource Governance and Domestic Revenue Mobilization for Structural Transformation
Economic Report on Africa 2017: Urbanization and Industrialization
Urbanization and Industrialization for Africa’s Transformation
An AMV Compact with Private Sector Leaders
Eleventh World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference (Buenos Aires, December 2017) in the context of Africa’s Agenda 2063 and the Continental Free Trade Area
Eleventh World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference (Buenos Aires, December 2017) in the context of Africa’s Agenda 2063 and the Continental Free Trade Area
2017 Africa Sustainable Development Report
Tracking Progress on Agenda 2063 and the Sustainable Development Goals
Promoting Geological Knowledge as a Tool for Investment and Transparency
The African Sustainable Development Goals Map
Economic Commission for Africa Initiatives for the Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2063
Linkages, Investment and Diversification Brochure
The African Social Development Index
Measuring Human Exclusion for Structural Transformation
INNOVATING FOR BETTER HEALTH
Building biomedical devices innovation capacity in Africa
Statistical Atlas
Geovisualisation of Key Statistical Indicators
African Gender and Development Index Regional Synthesis Report
Measuring Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Africa
Harnessing Mineral Resources for Africa’s Transformation
Building a Sustainable and Inclusive Continental Free Trade Area
Building a Sustainable and Inclusive Continental Free Trade Area
Building Capacity for Environmental Sustainability in Artisanal and Small Scale Mining in Africa
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 24-26 May 2017
The role of Aid for Trade in boosting intra-African trade
The role of Aid for Trade in boosting intra-African trade
2016 Annual Report on Assuring Quality at ECA
Achievements, Challenges and Lessons Learned
2020 Census Preparedness
Preliminary Report on the Status of Country Preparedness for the 2020 Round of Population and Housing Census in Africa
Enhancing gender equality with the Continental Free Trade Area
Enhancing gender equality with the Continental Free Trade Area
African Social Development Index (ASDI) - North Africa Report
Measuring Human Exclusion for Structural Transformation
Aligning Frameworks with the African Mining Vision
Geospatial information for sustainable development in Africa
African Action Plan on Global Geospatial Information Management
This technical paper raises the following question: What is the role of Central Banks in Africa’s transformative agenda? The policy objectives of the paper focus on: evaluating short-term responses by African central banks to macroeconomic volatility resulting from commodity price decline and other global shocks and aligning the responses with medium- and long-term development priorities and challenges. They should also propose some lessons, best policy practices and recommendations on how central banks can
Africa’s debt sustainability and appropriate policy responses
Unlocking the Potential of Open Government in Africa
Policy, legal and technical requirements for open government implementation in Africa
A New Approach to Cooperation in Africa’s Extractives Sector
Geological and Mineral Information Systems (GMIS) Brochure
Smart industrialization through trade in the context of Africa’s transformation
Smart industrialization through trade in the context of Africa’s transformation
Optimizing Revenues from the Mineral Sector in Africa
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa VIII
Bringing The Continental Free Trade Area About
MDGs to Agenda 2063/SDGs Transition Report 2016
Towards an integrated and coherent approach to sustainable development in Africa
African Governance Report IV
Measuring corruption in Africa: The international dimension matters
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa VII
Innovation, Competitiveness and Regional Integration
Planning for Africa’s development
Lessons, insights and messages from past and present experiences
Economic Report on Africa 2016
Greening Africa’s Industrialization
The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Towards Harmonizing Fiscal Regimes in the Mineral Sector
The Imperative of Urbanization for Africa’s Structural Transformation
A new narrative on urbanization towards Agenda 2063
Implementing Biofuels Programme for Household and Transport Energy Use
Implementing Biofuels Programme for Household and Transport Energy Use
Journal of African Transformation - Reflections on Policy and Practice
Reflections on Policy and Practice
AfricanStatistical Yearbook 2015
Illicit Financial Flows
Report of the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa
Economic Report on Africa 2015
Industrializing through trade
Energy Access and Security in Eastern Africa
Status and Enhancement Pathways
Frontier Markets in Africa
Misperceptions in a Sea of Opportunities
Putting Africa First
A Summary of the ECA Reform to Support Transformative Development in a Renascent Africa
How ‘AGOA 2.0.’ Could Be Different
Outlining Africa’s Position on the AGOA Review process - A White Paper | April 2014
Domesticating the Africa Mining Vision
Assessing progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals
Analysis of the Common African Position on the post-2015 Development Agenda
The ECA Communications Strategy
How communications and media relations will project and help bring about the “new” ECA
The Cost of Hunger in Africa
Social and Economic Impact of Child Undernutrition in Egypt, Ethiopia, Swaziland and Uganda
Follow up activities Recommended by StatCom-Africa II
Addis Ababa Declaration on Accelerating the Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action
Towards a transformational change for women and girls in Africa
Managing diversity in Africa for credible and fair elections
Managing diversity in Africa for credible and fair elections
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 11
Dynamic industrial policy in Africa: innovative institutions, effective processes and flexible mechanisms
Economic Report on Africa 2014 - Cover Image
Dynamic Industrial Policy in Africa: Innovative Institutions, Effective Processes and Flexible Mechanisms
Loss and Damage in Africa
Africa is a hotspot of vulnerability to the adverse impacts of human-induced climate change
The ECA Knowledge Management Strategy
Managing the Knowledge of a Knowledge Organization
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
MDG Report 2013
Food security in Africa: Issues, challenges and lessons
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 07
Making Aid Work for Africa
Africa–BRICS Cooperation
Implications for Growth, Employment and Structural Transformation in Africa
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 06
Unleashing Africa’s Potential as a Pole of Global Growth
The African Growth and Opportunity Act
An Empirical Analysis of the Possibilities Post-2015
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 09
Developing upstream linkages in industrial commodities in Africa
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 05
Governing development in Africa- the role of the State in economic transformation
Towards High Quality Growth and Structural Transformation in the Eastern Africa Region
Tracking Progress Report on Macroeconomic and Social Developments in the Eastern Africa Region 2012-13
AfricaAfrican Governance Report III
Elections & the Management of Diversity
Economic Report on Africa 2013 - Cover Image
Making the Most of Africa’s Commodities: Industrializing for Growth, Jobs and Economic Transformation
Sustainable Tourism Master Plan for the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Region -2013-2023
Djibouti; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Kenya; Somalia; South Sudan; Sudan; Uganda
Building Trade Capacities for Africa’s Transformation
A critical review of Aid for Trade
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa VI
Harmonizing Policies to Transform the Trading Environment
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 08
Making the most of Africa’s commodities: industrializing for growth, jobs and economic transformation
Report on Economic and Social Conditions in West Africa in 2010 and Outlook for 2011
A Decade of the Implementation of MDGs: Achievements and Shortfalls
MDG Report 2012
Emerging perspectives from Africa on the post-2015 development agenda
Second Annual Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa - Outcome Statement
Advancing Knowledge, Policy and Practice on Climate Change and Development
Sustaining Economic Growth and Development in Turbulent Times
Tracking Progress on Macroeconomic and Social Developments in the Eastern Africa Region 2011-12
Electronic Brief June 2012
Implementation of work programme and technical assistance to ECOWAS and member States
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
Les économies de l’Afrique centrale 2012
Les défis énergétiques en Afrique centrale
Report on Economic and Social Conditions in West Africa in 2010 and Outlook for 2011
A Decade of the Implementation of MDGs: Achievements and Shortfalls
Economic Report on Africa 2012
Unleashing Africa’s Potential as a Pole of Global Growth
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa V
Towards an African Continental Free Trade Area
ATPC Work in Progress No. 88
Assessment of Gender Impacts of SADC Trade Protocal in Selected Countries
West Africa Bulletin No. 9 - 29 November 2012
Youth Employment in West Africa - Prospects and Challenges
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 04
Fast-tracking Progress on the Millennium Development Goals in Africa
Emerging Issues in West Africa
Developments in Regional Integration in 2012
Economic Report on Southern Africa 2011
Status and prospects for economic diversification in Southern Africa
Combating Corruption Improving Governance in Africa
Regional Anti-Corruption Programme for Africa 2011-2016
South-South and Triangular Cooperation and its implications for the Eastern Africa sub-region
Report for the UN Economic Commission for Africa – Subregional office for Eastern Africa
The African Social Development Review 2011
Advancing the Social Development Priorities of ECA, AUC and AU-NEPAD Program
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 01
Mobilizing domestic tax revenues for development in Africa
Towards a Sustainable Tourism Industry in Eastern Africa
A Study on the Challenges and Opportunities for Tourism Development
First Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDAI) - Final Report
Development First: Addressing Climate Change in Africa
Findings from the African Peer Review Mechanism and a Framework for Analysis and Policy-Making
A Water and Sanitation Perspective
Progress Report on the Implementation of Regional and International Agendas, including NEPAD and other Special Initiatives, in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Sub region
Diversity Management in Africa: Findings from the African Peer Review Mechanism and a Framework for Analysis and Policy-Making
Economic Report on Africa 2011
Governing development in Africa - the role of the state in economic transformation
ATPC Work in Progress No. 87
An Assessment of the Impact of Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) on the SADC Regional Integration Process
AU Conference of Ministers Responsible for Mineral Resources Development Second Ordinary Session, 12-16 December, 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
African Youth Report 2011
Addressing the youth education and employment nexus in the new global economy
Information on how parliamentarians can participate in APRM
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 03
African Social Protection Schemes: Implications for Achieving and Sustaining the Millennium Development Goals
Ecotourism in the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Region
An untapped potential with considerable Socio-economic opportunities
Minerals and Africa's Development
International Study Group Report on Africa's Mineral Regimes
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
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 02
Promoting high-level sustainable growth to reduce unemployment in Africa
Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE) for Southern Africa
Report of the 16th Meeting, Lilongwe, Malawi, 24 – 25 March 2010
The African Social Development Review 2010
Advancing the Social Development Priorities of ECA, AUC and AU-NEPAD Program
Sustainable Development Report on Africa III
Sustainable Consumption and Production for Sustainable Growth and Poverty Reduction
Framework and Guidelines on Landpolicy in Africa
Land Policy in Africa: A Framework to Strengthen Land Rights, Enhance Productivity and Secure Livelihoods
Governance of Financial Institutions in Southern Africa
Issues for an Institutional Convergence Framework for Regional Financial Integration in SADC
Democracy, Governance and the Pan-African Idea: Whither Africa?
IN HONOUR OF THE LATE TAJUDEEN ABDUL RAHEEM-A FOREMOST PAN-AFRICANIST
Economic Report on Africa 2010
Promoting high-level sustainable growth to reduce unemployment in Africa
Economic Report on Africa 2009
Developing African Agriculture Through Regional Value Chains
Report of the Ad hoc Expert Group Meeting
Harmonization of National Mining Policies in the SADC subregion
Guide pour la création de la Co-entreprise africaine dans le cadre de la stratégie africaine de création et de rétention des richesses
Guide pour la création de la Co-entreprise africaine dans le cadre de la stratégie africaine de création et de rétention des richesses
African Women’s Report 2009
Measuring Gender Inequality in Africa: Experiences and Lessons from the African Gender and Development Index
MDG Report 2009
Assessing Progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals
Report on Economic and Social Conditions of the Eastern Africa Sub-Region 2009
Harmonization of ICTs Policies and Programmes in Eastern Africa subregion and Prospects
African Youth Report 2009
Expanding opportunities for and with Young people in Africa
Economic Report on Africa 2008
Africa and the Monterrey Consensus: Tracking Performance and Progress
Sustainable Development Report on Africa II
Five-Year Review of the Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development Outcomes in Africa (WSSD+5)
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa III
Towards Monetary and Financial Integration in Africa
MDG Report 2008
Assessing Progress in Africa towards the Millennium Development Goals
Economic Report on Africa 2007
Accelerating Africa’s Development through Diversification
Determination of Fundamental Datasets for Africa
Geoinformation in Socio-Economic Development
Sustainable Development Report on Africa I
Managing Land-Based Resources for Sustainable Development
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa II
Rationalizing Regional Economic Communities
Economic Report on Africa 2006
Capital Flows and Development Financing in Africa
Economic Report on Africa 2005
Meeting the Challenges of Unemployment and Poverty in Africa
Economic Report on Africa 2004
Unlocking Africa’s Trade Potential
Minerals Cluster Policy Study in Africa
Pilot Studies of South Africa and Mozambique
Economic Report on Africa 2002
Tracking Performance and Progress
Economic Report on Africa 2000
Transforming Africa’s economies