Report on the economic of eastern Africa,2004(1) : challenges in reducing poverty and achieving the millenium development goals
This paper examines some important progress was achieved in the world towards poverty reduction. Across continents, countries were able to substantially reverse poverty and establish conditions for sustainable and equitable ...
Improving Agricultural productivity and natural resource management in the Great Lakes region of East and Central Africa : enhancing poverty reduction and guewth prospects in East Africa
This paper examines managing the nexus between poverty, declining agricultural productivity and natural resources requires an approach that integrates appropriate technologies, institutional innovation, and an enabling ...
Poverty and food security in Eastern Africa : enhancing poverty reduction and growth prospects in East Africa
Practically all countries in Eastern Africa suffer from food insecurity and many people live in abject poverty: below a dollar a day. In which case, achieving the Millennium Development Goal, of reducing by half the ...
Progress report on the implementation of the activities of the sub-programme "Fostering sustainable development" during the 2004-2005 biennium
The objective is to strengthen the capacity of member States to design institutional arrangements and implement national policies and programmes that reinforce the linkages within the nexus of food security, population, ...
Report of the workshop on interventions to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS on smallholder agriculture, food security and rural livelihoods in southern Africa
HIV/AIDS has added significantly to the problems of agriculture and food security in Africa through its effect on subsistence agriculture, where production is highly labor intensive. AIDS causes severe labor and economic ...
Rapport économique sur l'Afrique 2005: Relever le défi posé par le chômage et la pauvreté en Afrique
L’Afrique, continent le plus pauvre du monde, doit de toute urgence créer davantage d’emplois pour éliminer le spectre de la famine et de la malnutrition et améliorer le niveau de vie de la population qui demeure faible ...
Afrique et les négociations agricoles
GIS implementation to support poverty reduction policy and drought management in Ethiopia
This research was conducted with the aim of studying the qualitative and quantitative aspects for the wide utilization of GIS technology in Ethiopia as the backbone information infrastructure for drought management and ...
Transforming Africa : an agenda for action
This paper Transforming Africa : an agenda for action. This collection of lectures reflects pinpoint the structural constraints and the policy and institutional weaknesses that must be addressed urgently in several core areas.
Economic Report on Africa 2005: Meeting the Challenges of Unemployment and Poverty in Africa
Poverty in Africa is substantially higher than in other developing regions. More enigmatic is that poverty in Africa is chronic and rising. The share of the total population living below the $1 a day threshold of 46 per ...