An issues paper: Africa and the multilateral trading systems Doha and beyond
The overriding challenge today for most African countries is how to achieve sustainable development and poverty reduction in a global economy characterized by rapid globalisation and liberalisation. Although many regions ...
Report of the preparatory meeting of the African energy strategies seminar for central and West African sub-regional organizations : Abidjan 16-17 July 1990
Within the framework of the preparation for the seminar on African energy strategies, co-sponsored by ADB, ECA, World Bank and UNDP, a sponsors meeting was held in Washington D.C. from 30 April to 2 May 1990. The sponsors ...
Capacities to exploit natural resources and diversify African economies into processing and manufacturing
This document focuses on capacities to exploit natural resources and diversity African economies into processing and manufacturing. Human capacity to transform natural products is the prime requirement for accelerated ...
Capacity building for food production, food security and self-sufficiency in Africa
This document focuses on Capacity building for food production, food security and self-sufficiency in Africa.The capacity of institutions to function effectively in support of the food security objectives must be ensured. ...
Problems of Geothermal energy utilization in the East African Rift Valley
This paper presents information on the Problems of geothermal energy utilization in the East African Rift Valley, of the Regional Preparatory Meeting on New and Renewable Sources of Energy held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, ...
Biogas generation from animal and agricultural wastes in Africa
Biogas, derived from agricultural biomass through anaerobic fermentation, is a promising alternative energy source and a solution to many rural problems relating to land productivity. Conserving resources, improving ...
The development of mineral resources in Africa and protection of the physical environment
The impact of the mining industry on the physical environment varies widely for each stage of the industry, including exploration. To make tailings clear, the possible impact of each phase of the industry on the physical ...
WMO activites in support of the Island countries of the South-Western Indian Ocean in their efforts to forecast cyclones and to reduce the adverse effects of such disasters
This document provides relevant information on WMO’s activities in support of the member countries in the field of tropical cyclone forecasting, warning services and disaster prevention and preparedness.
Progress report on the establishment of the African center of meteorological applications for development (ACMAD)
EGA resolution 505(.XXI) of 19 April 1986 requests that a progress report be submitted to the twenty-second session of the Commission on the establishment of an African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development ...
Policy measures and institutions for improved forest conservation management and development Africa
The purpose of this study which is in accordance with ECA's 1986 work programme is to review the current state of land use and forest conservation practices and, where required, recommend appropriate policy framework for ...