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 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.
Energy in poverty alleviation and sustainable agricultural and rural development in Africa
Acute poverty, chronic food-insecurity and under-development generally spreading in rural Africa are rooted in low and declining outputs in the household farming sub-sector which produces the bulk of agricultural output. ...
Proposed programme of work and priorities for the biennium 1992-1993
During the biennium 1992-1993, the activities to be carried out by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will continue to address the factors required to sustain African economic recovery and development as mandated in ...
Implications of the current Uruguay round of negotiations on Africa's trade
This document, which has been divided into seven parts. Section II looks at the implications of market-opening measures such as tariff concessions, which are the traditional areas of GATT. Section III examines the inclusion ...
Facing the challenges of sustainable development and environment in Africa : issues paper
Most societies want to achieve economic development in order to secure higher standards of living, now and for future generations. They also seek to protect and enhance their environment to achieve these goals. Sustainable ...
Preparations for and follow-up to regional and international conferences and programmes : Part I
This report is divided into two parts. Part I presents the progress report on the international conferences/summits, namely the international Conference on Population and Development; the World Summit for Social Development; ...
Implementation of the DAKAR/NGOR Declaration on Population, Family and Sustainable Development
The links between population and development have always been seen within the context of population and resources. This issue has engaged the attention of traditional economists like Malthus who were worried about rapid ...
Production subsidy and price support policies for food self-sufficiency in Africa
In the final analysis, reducing fertilizer subsidies in Indonesia is a question of enlightened economic foresight, the right reform tiding (e.g., following a good production year), and ability to overcome the rent-seeking ...
Report on the first African regional conference on environment and sustainable development held in Kampala, Uganda, 12-16 June 1989
As a result of the increasing deterioration in the state of the world's environment, the United Nations General Assembly, by resolution 38/161 adopted at its thirty-eighth session, decided to set up a World Commission on ...