Strategies for improving the labour - absorptive capacity of the private and informal sectors in Ethiopia
The subject of appropriate training programs designed to correct skill imbalances in Ethiopia is a very difficult one to deal with. Firstly, very little research on training skills has been carried out, either by industry ...
Implementation of the Dakar/NGOR declaration and the programme of action of the international conference on population and development
A consensus is currently emerging at the international level on the concept of sustainable development as outlined in the Brundtland report: a type of development which addresses the needs of the today's generation without ...
Economic and social conditions in Africa in 1998
Economic conditions in Africa were very much subdued in 1998 as they were in 1997 due to inauspicious turn-out in the major determinants of economic activity in the region the weather condition and external economic environment.
Report of the international conference on African Women and Economic Development : investing in our future
This document focuses on the report of the international conference on “African women and economic development: investing in our future” held on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the economic commission for Africa. ...
Some preliminary thoughts on role of ECA in the field of population and development in Africa in the POST_ICPD era
The paper focuses on Africa has been experiencing a severe economic crisis resulting in constant decline of its economic growth rate which was estimated at 2.1 per cent for the period 1980-1990 and 1.4 per cent in 1990-1994. ...
Sudan: eonomic and soical survey 1996/97
According to official estimates, Sudan's economy recorded a slight improvement in 1997 as compared to 1996 reaching a growth rate of nearly 5 percent. However, other estimates tend to show that the overall performance might ...
Guidelines for designing participatory rural development in Africa
The concept of participatory rural development is an emerging field of discipline. Its basic rationale is derived from the well documented failure of trying to develop the rural sector of Africa a with the people fenced ...