Progress report on the establishment of an African centre of meteorological applications for development (ACMAD)
The adverse impact of drought and desertification on the social and economic conditions of African countries was reviewed at the Scientific Round Table on the Climatic situation and drought in Africa in February 1984. As ...
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 ...
Report on implementaiton aspects of integrated rural development in Africa
The paper reports on national experiences in the implementation of integrated rural development (IRD) in the region. It also makes certain recommendations to further improve therate of implementation so that would closely ...
Major aspects of the ECA programme of work in the field of agriculture
This paper focused on major aspects of the ECA programme of work in the field of agriculture.
Review of programmes and strategies of intergovernmental institutions to reduce post-harvest food waste and losses in Africa
The period of post-harvest food waste and losses commences at the time when food commodities are separated from the medium of their immediate growth or, production and- ends when they enter the process of preparation for ...
Situation and prospects of domestic trade in Africa a preliminary review
The present study is a preliminary Endeavor that will require follow-up in greater detail and in a sustained manner by member countries. Its long-term objective is the implementation of the recommendations of the Lagos ...
Report of Sixteenth meeting of the Technical Preparatory Committee of the Whole
The paper focuses on Promoting accelerated growth and sustainable development in Africa through the building of critical capacities.
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 ...
Report on a survey of agricultural research and programmes for livestock development in the African region
In 1905, the livestock population (cattle, buffaloes, sheep, goats, pigs, horses and chickens) of the& continent was estimated at about 221 million tropical livestock units,- or 110 per cent of that of 1975. 1/ The overall ...