Statement by the executive secretary, Mr. Adebayo Adedeji, at the eighteenth meeting of the executive committee (Khartoum, 1 to 4 May 1978) : introducing the survey of economic and social conditions in Africa, 1976-1977
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Adedeji, Adebayo;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The statement was delivered at the Eighteenth Meeting of the Executive Committee in Khartoum from May 1 - 4, 1978. The paper focused on a brief review of the development trends in the ECA region in recent years in particular, since the world recession, which began late in 1974 and on identifying some of the major development issues. It also discussed in some detail major development issues namely, education and employment in the African context. It explored the role of Economic Commission for Africa in the search for appropriate solutions to the various economic and social problems facing the continent in order to help the member states within Africa improve their economic performance.