Programme of work
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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In addition to the functions indicated above there is a clear need for the preparation of statistical handbooks and other documents which contain a detailed analysis and evaluation of data relating to various fields of activity- Current projects relate to trade statistics and public sector analysis? but there is an enormous scope for the expansion of the work before a real understanding is achieved of the economic status of Africa within the world context This of course,is a rather long term project and may be regarded as one of the principal future functions of ECA when existing technical assistance activities have been completed.