Africa review report on chemicals : summary
The United Nations General Assembly resolution 58/218 mandates United Nations Regional Commissions in collaboration with the secretariat of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD), regional and ...
Africa review report on waste management : main report
The typology of wastes generated in Africa from point and non-point sources encompass industrial, agricultural, sewage, domestic, municipal and other wastes including wastes from the medical, nuclear, electrical and ...
Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM)
The consumption of chemicals by all industries and modern society’s reliance on chemicals for virtually all manufacturing processes make chemicals production one of the major and most globalized sectors of the world economy. ...
Africa review report on sustainable consumption and production, July 2009 : final report
Transitioning to more sustainable patterns of consumption and production is at the heart of sustainable development, and international co-operation is essential to effect that transition.
The status of food security in Africa
This report reviews the status of food security in Africa and the impact of the global food price surge on the continent. It proceeds from a regional review of the main food security issues and challenges, to an overview ...
Follow-up on implementation of the outcomes of the world summit on sustainable development : sustainable consumption and production for sustainable growth and poverty reduction in Africa
This report on follow-up of WSSD outcomes draws from the five thematic reports commissioned by ECA, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Africa ...
Africa review report on mining : summary
This report is a summary of an extensive review undertaken by ECA and its partners on progress made towards implementing mining-related commitments. The review was primarily based on paragraph 46 of the JPOI and included ...
Africa review report on chemicals : main report
African countries have, under agenda 21 of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED,1992), committed themselves to implement 11 priority action points (chapters 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, ...