Rectas: blazing the trail in capacity building for geoinformation production and management for sustainable management of land ,environment and natural resources in Africa
The need for a Regional Cartographic Centre was first mooted at the 1st United Nations (UN) Cartographic Conference held in 1963 in Nairobi, Kenya. Consequently, the 8th Session of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) ...
Co-operation between ECA and UNEP : note bt the secretariat
The role of the regional economic commissions in the field of the human environment was spelt out in detail in the recommendations made at the. United. Nations. Conference on the Human Environment, held in Stockholm in ...
Seventh pledging Conference for the United Nations Trust Fund for African Development (UNTFAD) : progress report on the utilization of UNTFAD resources in 1988 and 1989
During the period 1933-198S UNTFAD resources utilized to finance project activities amounted to $US 1,900,270 from the balance of prior year contributions, from the payments effected in 1987 and 1983 and from part of the ...
Transnational corporations in the bauxite industry in Guinea
The study is based for the most part on information obtained from primary sources, including official documents relating to the copper mining industry in Zambia and available historical books on the country, which contain ...
Natural resources and technology: competitiveness and sustainable development in Africa
This paper has been prepared for the Food Security and Sustainable Development Division by a visiting scholar, Mr. Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka. The views expressed are those of its author and do not necessarily reflect those ...
Solar energy in Africa
This paper presents information on Solar energy in Africa, of the Regional Preparatory Meeting on New and Renewable Sources of Energy held in Addis Ababa, from 12 to 15 January 1981.
Status of preparations at the African level for the United Nations conference on renewable source of energy
This paper contains information on the Status of preparations at the African level for the United Nations conference on renewable source of energy, of the Regional Preparatory Meeting on New and Renewable Sources of Energy ...
The environment and the adverse effects of mining factors
There are two aspects to the environmental problem resulting from man's exploitation of mineral resources. The first is connected with water and air pollution which accompanies extraction and particularly the processing ...
Summary of ECA's activities in rural development
A report on social trend and major social development problem in Africa was completed and its findings incorporated in ECA's Silver Jubilee publication ■ ECA and Africa's Development, 1983-2003; A Preliminary Perspective ...
Prospects for increasing the utilization of indigenous coal in the industrial, institutional and domestic sectors of developing Africa
The present study on prospects for increasinq the utilization of indiaenuous coal in the, enerery sectors of Africa puts emphasis on the use of African coal as an internal factor input towards the economic development of ...