Labour markets and employment in southern Africa: the employment, poverty and development nexus
This paper focused on the labor markets and employment in Southern Africa, the employment, poverty and development nexus.
The Doha Round and African development : turning words into deeds
Internal and external factors have contributed to the region s low participation and influence in world trade. The internal factors include: inappropriate domestic economic and social policies; and the lack of progress in ...
Statistics and indicators in the fields of human rights and governance: METAGORA
In the course of the last four years a huge amount of resources and energy has been invested in launching and supporting the so-called Monteux/Munich/Merida process. This process aims at strengthening the use of statistics, ...
Welfare effects of monetary union and flexible exchange rate regimes in the economic community of West African States
The quest for improved macroeconomic performance in African countries, coupled with the suc- cessful launching of the euro in 1999, has rekindled interest in the establishment of monetary unions in African Regional ...
Scan-ICT : indicators of information and communications technologies
By 2006, almost half of the workforce in developed countries will be employed by industries that are either producers or intensive users of information and communication technologies (ICTs) products and services. However, ...
Towards a Green Revolution in Africa : Harnessing Science and Technology for Sustainable Modernisation of Agriculture and Rural Transformation (SMART/AGRI)
This report provides a review of the history of modernisation of agriculture in Africa. It highlights the shortcomings and the significant perspectives of five major agricultural development approaches that were used in ...
Emerging issues in science and technology for food security and sustainable development in Africa : sustainable development division August 2003
Africa is experiencing chronic food shortage as subsistence food production fails to meet consumption needs of a growing population. There is variability of food supply throughout the year, inability to purchase food because ...
Outcomes and recommendations of the Pan-African Implementation and Partnership Conference on Water (PANAFCON)
The Pan-African Implementation and Partnership Conference (PANAFCON) was the groundbreaking platform where 40 African Ministers of Water and 1000 other stakeholders met to address the implication of the outcomes of the ...
Critical and prospective views on ICTs, governance and people in Africa
This paper raises several fundamental issues: Are African States as we know them today able to promote accountable and transparent governance? To what extent is electronic governance pre-conditioned by democracy? What are ...
Outcomes and recommendations of the Pan-African Implementation and Partnership Conference
Noting that more than a billion people in the world lack safe drinking water and that nearly three billion people live without access to adequate sanitation. Recognizing that the scarcity of water resources and pollution ...