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. ...
Report on land use policies and farming systems: the case of Somalia and Sudan
The recent FAO in-depth study on agricultural and food problems in Africa concluded that even the present inadequate food supply situation is unsustainable. Unless major policy decisions are taken and implemented to resolve ...
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 ...
Report of the second meeting of the ministerial folow-up committee of the conference of ministers responsible for Economic and Social development and planning Abuja, Nigeria
The second meeting of the Ministerial Follow-up Committee of the Conference of Ministers responsible for economic and social development and planning was hosted by the Ministry of Cooperation and Integration in Africa in ...
Report on the implementation of the food and agricultural aspects of the Lagos Plan of Action (1980-1985)
This report seeks to look at both sides of the picture to help member countries "gain an insight into the principal factors which facilitated or hindered the Plan's implementation during the period 1980-1985. It has been ...
Annual report, 2002 : Economic Commission for Africa
This paper is the annual report of The Twenty-first meeting of the Committee of Experts Thirty-fifth Session of the Commission/Conference of of the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, African Ministers of Finance, ...
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 ...
Programme of action for the least developed countries: one year after Brussels
Programme of action for the least developed countries, one year after Brussels, that took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 16-18 October 2002.
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 ...
Development of Engineering Industries in the West African Subregion
This paper focuses on the report of the Development of Engineering Industries in the West African Sub region (ECA/INR/WA/Eng/I/WP.l) was presented to the First Meeting of Experts of West African Inter-governmental Organizations ...