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) ...
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 ...
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 ...
Linkages betweeen agricultural research and agro-industries in Africa : the case of Ethiopia
The Government of Ethiopia drew up a long-term industrial strategy in 1994 known as Agricultural Development-Led Industrialization (ADLI). The Government is convinced that agriculture is the engine that can propel ...
Proposed programme of work for the biennium 2004-2005
This document is a Proposed programme of work for the biennium 2004-2005, for the Twenty-second meeting of the Committee of Experts Thirty-sixth session of the Commission/Conference of the Conference of African Ministers ...
Etude d'hydrologie routière: application au dimensionnement des ouvrages d'art
Cette synthèse regroupe les résultats essentiels de l'Etude hydrologique et présente la méthodologie d'utilisation du modèle ORSTOM étendu. Ce modèle permet de déterminer la crue décennale à partir de la pluie décennale.
African statistical yearbook 2000 = Annuaire statistique pour l' Afrique 2000 : vol. I, Part 2 - West Africa = Partie 2 - Afrique de l'Ouest
The 2000 African Statistical Yearbook presents data arranged on a country basis for 15 African members States. This publication which constitutes the second part of Volume I covers the fifteen countries in West Africa. ...
Impact of food aid and developed countries' agricultural subsidies on long-term sustainability of food security in Southern Africa
In addition to the challenges caused by food aid on long term food security sustainability, subsidies imposed by developed countries also impact on food security in the developing world in general, and the sub region in ...
International co - operation in the control and eradication of animal diseases : item 10 of the provisional agenda
Livestock production has always been a mainstay of African economies but the supply of animal products for human consumption has not kept up with demand. A number of factors such as the environmental condition the genetic ...
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 ...