Reduction of poverty and maximization of productivity and employment for basic needs fulifilment
The objective of this paper is to bring together the available data .with respect to employment and poverty situation in Africa and to analyze their underlying trends and causes. Section II presents the evidence on employment ...
African common position and the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction and the world conference
By its resolution 42/169, the United Nations General Assembly decided to declare a decade for natural disaster reduction and by its resolution 44/236, proclaimed the 1990s as the International Decade for Natural Disaster ...
Report of the fourth session of the joint conference of African planners, statisticians and demographers (Addis ababa, ethiopia, 3-12 march 1986)
The food supply situation which was so critical in the previous years due tb drought and other calamities, except in a few countries returned to normal in 1985. In spite of the recorded increase in value added of agriculture ...
Review and appraisal of economic performance in Africa 1980-1985 : (in the light of the international development strategy and the Lagos plan of Action)
The present document reviews in summary way major trends in the African region in the framework of the International Development Strategy for the 1980s as well as the Lagos Plan of Action. The period under review covers ...
Implementation of the Lagos plane of action some proposals and recommendations for the guidance of members states: by ECA secretariat
This paper focuses on the implementation of the Lagos plan of action – some proposals and recommendations for the guidance of member states. The main emphasis of that call was on an increase in the foreign exchange earnings ...
Preparations for the international conference on population and development in 1994 : an African common position on issues before the conference
The main aim of the Conference was to review the efforts made by member States in implementing the Kilimanjaro Programme of Action (KPA) recommendations and the associated difficulties. The outcome of the exercise was the ...
Proposed programme of work and priorities for the Biennium 2002-2003
This document presents the programme of work and priorities for the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) for the period 2002-2003. The programme details the activities that will be undertaken by ECA in support of the ...
Progress in the areas of employment generation, productivity enhancement and co-operation in the use of high-level manpower
This paper focused on a progress in the areas of employment generation, productivity enhancement and co-operation in the use of high-level manpower.
Report of the Third meeting of the joint intergovernmental regional committee on human settlements and environment
This paper focuses on the report of the third meeting of the joint intergovernmental regional committee on human settlements and environment. The meeting taken some main areas of action with respect to land for housing ...
Strategies for financial resource mobilization for Africa's development in the 1990s
This paper focuses on the strategies for financial resource mobilization for Africa’s development in the 1990s. African economies are characterized by a low level of per capita income, high marginal propensity to consume, ...