Policy paper on engendering budgetary processes : no gender no poverty reduction
This background paper following a desk study by the African Centre for Women (ACW) of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) aims to spark policy debate on gender dimensions of the relationship between national budgetary ...
Cancún and post-Cancún briefing papers on Africa and the Doha development agenda : the current state of play in the negotiations
The multilateral trading system embodied in the World Trade Organization has contributed significantly to economic growth, development and employment throughout the past fifty years, particularly in the light of the global ...
Optimal Commodity Taxation Efficiency and Equity Aspects.
This document focused on fiscal policy and growth in Africa: fiscal federalism, decentralization and the incidence of taxation.
The economic dimension to the African Union
This Issues Paper is intended to identify some of the principal issues surrounding African regional economic integration and the African Union. Economic integration in Africa is an imperative if the continent is to achieve ...
A background paper on engendering budgetary policy and processes : no gender equity, no poverty reduction
This background paper following a desk study by the African Centre for Gender and Development (ACGD) of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) aims to spark policy debate on gender dimensions of the relationship between ...
Enhancing Africa's competitiveness: policy issues in natural resources and science and technology
The paper discusses the concept of competitiveness and how the concept has evolved over time. This analysis is useful to understand and assess the current state of competitiveness in Africa and how competitiveness can be ...
The African Development Forum '99 post ADF summit : Information and communication technology policies and strategies
The majority of African countries are experiencing socio-economic challenges characterized by low growth rates, balance of payment difficulties, the consequences of weak industrial bases and poor infrastructure, heavy ...
Scaling up regional infrastructure in Africa : draft Policy Brief
This document is a draft Policy Brief on Scaling up regional infrastructure in Africa, of the Conference of African Ministers of Finance,Planning and Economic Development/Fortieth session of the Commission.
Policy analysis and advocacy for gender mainstreaming in national poverty reduction and strategy 2001-2003
This paper focuses on policy analysis and advocacy for gender mainstreaming in national poverty reduction strategy (2001 - 2003). Africa's poverty challenge is characterized by the poor record of economic growth, high ...
Strengthening African networks on gender and development for policy implentation
Gender equality is a fundamental human right and an essential condition in the process of transforming African economies from being fragile and in poverty reduction measures being undertaken by most African governments. ...