An overview of corporate governance and accountability in Southern Africa
Furthermore, UNECA has recently created a unit within the Governance and Public Administration Division (GPAD) to focus on private-sector issues, key among these being the implementation of good corporate governance ...
Foreign direct investment, macroeconomic instability and economic growth in MENA countries
This paper aims at analyzing the possible influence of foreign direct investment (FDI) on economic growth in the particular case of Middle East and North African countries (MENA). During the last years, the relation between ...
The Monterrey Consensus and development in Africa : progress, challenges and way forward
The paper finds that Africa’s recent economic growth performance has improved relative to the situation before the adoption of the Monterrey Consensus. Average annual growth of real GDP increased from 3.3 percent in ...
The global financial crisis : impact, responses and way forward
The global financial and economic crisis presents significant challenges for African countries. It has also exposed weaknesses in the functioning of the global economy and led to calls for the reform of the international ...
Economic and welfare impacts of the EU-Africa economic partnership agreements
The Cotonou Partnership Agreement (CPA) between the European Union (EU) and African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries is expected to succeed the expired Lome" Agreement. It envisages the signing of Economic Partnership ...
Enhancing the effectiveness of fiscal policy for domestic resource mobilization : issues paper
African countries, with the support of their development partners, have taken several actions to boost economic growth, engender development, and enhance prospects for meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by the ...
Rapport de la vingt - troisième réunion du comité d'experts de la conférence des ministres Africains des finances, de la planification et du développement économique
La vingt-troisième réunion du Comité d’experts de la Conférence des ministres africains des finances, de la planification et du développement économique s’est tenue à Kampala du 18 au 20 mai 2004. Madame Kamilla Gumede, ...
Background study on enhancing the effectiveness of fiscal policy for domestic resource mobilization
The purpose of this paper is to consider the relationship between fiscal policy and development financing in Africa. Because of the great diversity across the continent, a study covering all the 53 countries would reveal ...
Annual report 2008 : Economic Commission for Africa
This document is a 2008 Annual reoport of the Conference of African Ministers of Finance,Planning and Economic Development/Forty-first session of the Commission, that took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 26-29 March 2008.
Efficacité du développement en Afrique: engagements et performances: application du principe de responsabilité mutuelle
Le premier Examen mutuel de l’efficacité au regard du développement a été rédigé conjointement par nos deux organisations à la demande du NEPAD. Lorsqu’ils ont formulé leur demande, les responsables du NEPAD cherchaient à ...