The green economy and Africa’s economic transformation: a balancing act
Two approaches underpin the current policy debate on African development trajectories: conventional structural economic transformation and transformation linked to the green economy. While structural economic transformation ...
Trade and environment: selected issues of concern for Africa
The concept of sustainable development has helped bridge the divide between the objectives of environmental protection and promotion of economic development. The work of the series of major United Nations sponsored conferences ...
Report of the first African Regional Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development Kampala, Uganda, 12-16 June 1989
The Conference was addressed and opened by His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda and Chairman of the National Resistance Movement. The major purpose of the Conference was to consider ...
Planning for environmentally sound development
This report presents the Executive Directors comments on the report of the Intergovernmental Expert Group on Environment and Development and Environmental Impact Arising from Uses of Natural Resources, convened in' response ...
Environmental considerations for self-reliant economic development in Africa
The paper entitled surveys the environmental dimensions of development activities in developing countries within the framework of problems relating to environmental protection conservation and rehabilitation. The point is ...
Follow-up action on relevant resolutions adopted by the twenty-fifth session of the commission/sixteenth meeting of the conference of ministers
The purpose of the present document is, to provide the meeting with an account of action taken by the ECA secretariat towards the implementation of these resolutions.
Report on the seminar on environmental and natural resource accounting
The objective of the seminar is to support the efforts of African Governments to identify, capture and use resource rent for economic development effectively. In the context of developmental challenges facing Africa in the ...
Progress report on the implementation of the activities of the sub- programme "Fostering Sustainable Development" during the 2002 - 2003 biennium
This paper focuses on the progress report on the implementation of the activities of the sub-programme fostering sustainable development during the 2002-2003 biennium.
Économie verte en Afrique de l’ouest étude Renforcement des capacités des pays ouest-africains en économie verte pour l’atténuation des changements climatiques : Réunion ad hoc de groupe d’experts renforcement des capacités des États de l’Afrique de l’Ouest en matière d’économie verte en vue d’atténuer les effets du changement climatique
L‟économie verte se propose de rompre avec le modèle de développement actuel peu efface et d‟aller vers un modèle de développement plus durable qui se caractérise par un faible taux d‟émission de carbone, l‟utilisation ...
Report of the first meeting of the Committee on Sustainable Development
The first meeting of the Committee on Sustainable Development (CSD) was held at the Conference Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 25 to 29 January 1999. The CSD was created by the Conference of African Ministers responsible ...