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RAPPORT ECONOMIQ AFRIQUE 1999

Rapport économique sur l'Afrique 1999

La problématique de la lutte contre la pauvreté et de la viabilité économique

Series:
Rapport économique sur l'Afrique
25 Feb 2000
Cette édition du Rapport Economique sur l’Afrique (REA) est substantiellement différente des versions antérieures. Son contenu est largement réorienté afin de répondre aux besoins changeants, et d'ancrer l'analyse des économies africaines par la Commission Economique pour l'Afrique dans un cadre ...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 1999

Economic Report on Africa 1999

The Challenge of Poverty Reduction and Sustainability

Series:
Economic Report on Africa
25 Feb 2000
The Economic Report on Africa (ERA) reviews the performance of the region's economy during the past year and considers the prospects for the short and medium term. With a special focus on poverty reduction, the publication gives an evaluation from the perspective of reducing poverty by half over ...
INVEST POLICY REV UGANDA

Investment Policy Review - Uganda

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
9 Jun 2000
Over the past decade, the Government of Uganda has reversed earlier policy and management failures that were destructive to the economy and the investment climate. With economic fundamentals restored, investor and donor confidence have grown. The need for Uganda to continue the momentum of recove...
PEACEKEEPERS POLITICIANS & WARL

Peacekeepers, Politicians and Warlords

The Liberian Peace Process

Series:
Foundations of Peace
28 Jan 2000
When the international community responds to a massive humanitarian emergency, such as the one in Liberia, the operation that results is both complicated and short-lived. The Peacekeepers, Politicians and Warlords: The Liberian Peace Process presents a record of the environment of the Cotonou Agr...
INVEST POLICY REV EGYPT

Investment Policy Review - Egypt

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
12 Nov 1999
The Investment Policy Review of Egypt gives insight into the country's investment environment and policies. The publication discusses foreign direct investment (FDI) trends and the steadily increasing flow of FDI into Egypt. It also reviews the investment policy framework, which has improved the ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #1 1999

UNODA Occasional Papers No.1

Towards a World Free from Nuclear Weapons - Why South Africa Gave Up the Nuclear Option, July 1999

Series:
United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
29 Oct 1999
The Department for Disarmament Affairs, renamed United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs in 2007 (UNODA) Occasional Papers is a series of ad hoc publications presenting, in edited form, papers or statements made at meetings, symposiums, seminars, workshops or lectures that deal with topical ...
PAIX DE TOMBOUCTOU GESTION DEMOCR

Paix de Tombouctou, La

Gestion Démocratique, Développement et Construction Africaine de la Paix

3 Sep 1999
DRUG NEXUS IN AFRICA

Drug Nexus in Africa, The

26 Nov 1999
The Drug Nexus in Africa assesses the present vulnerability of sub-Saharan Africa to illicit drug production, trafficking and consumption. It also discusses the economic, social and political changes.
REAL EXCHANGE RATE POLICY AND NON-

Real Exchange Rate Policy and Non-Traditional Exports in Developing Countries

Series:
UNU/WIDER Research for Action
17 Sep 1999
This publication compares the experience in more successful areas with that in Africa. It also compares the African country-level experiences, shedding light upon the reasons for the relative failure of African countries to diversify and expand their exports.
UNDERDEVELOPMENT TRANSITION AND RE

Underdevelopment, Transition and Reconstruction in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series:
UNU/WIDER Research for Action
17 Sep 1999
War and its consequences are perhaps the most important issues facing the African continent. Along with reconstruction from war, many countries are also engaged in economic reform. However, there are often inconsistencies between the reconstruction and reform agendas. This publication explores th...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 1996 V2 P3

African Statistical Yearbook 1996

Vol.II, Part 3 - East and Southern Africa

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
3 Sep 1999
The statistics presented are arranged on a country basis and cover such areas as: population; national accounts; agriculture, forestry and fishing; industry; transport, communications and international tourism; foreign trade; prices; finance; and social statistics. The publication facilitates com...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 1996 V2 P4

African Statistical Yearbook 1996

Vol.II, Part 4 - Central Africa

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
9 Jul 1999
Presents data arranged on a country basis and covers statistics on population and employment, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry, transport and communications, foreign trade, prices and social statistics.
SOURCEBOOK ALTERNAT TECHN FRESHWA

Sourcebook of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in Africa

Series:
Technical Publication Series
9 Jul 1999
Freshwater resources have been dwindling over the years, while the demand for high quality water has been steadily increasing. Aimed particularly at water resource planners and managers, this reference document presents a comprehensive overview of the technologies for the augmentation of freshwat...
SUB REGION CONF DEMOCRAT INSTIT

Subregional Conference on Democratic Institutions and Peace in Central Africa

28 May 1999
This publication presents the thinking of international experts on the issue of democracy and peace in Central Africa. The Sub-regional Conference brought together for the first time in a single forum in Central Africa, members of government, representatives of opposition parties, senior officers...
REACHING THE POOREST ATD FOURTH

Reaching the Poorest

ATD Fourth World

23 Jul 1999
This book describes experiences in reaching marginalized communities in situations of chronic poverty, as part of ATD Fourth World and the Permanent Forum on Extreme Poverty in the World. It presents seven case studies (Burkina Faso, Guatemala, Haiti, Canada, Peru, Thailand and Uganda) and the le...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 1996 V1 P2

African Statistical Yearbook 1996

Vol.I, Part 2 - West Africa

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
5 Feb 1999
The statistics presented are arranged on a country basis and cover such areas as: population; national accounts; agriculture, forestry and fishing; industry; transport, communications and international tourism; foreign trade; prices; finance; and social statistics. The publication facilitates com...
EXPORT PERFORMANCE IN CHILE: LESSO

Export Performance in Chile

Lessons from Africa

Series:
UNU/WIDER Working Papers
20 Nov 1998
This study looks at the performance of exports in Chile for the period 1960-1995. It identifies the main trends in the growth of exports and attempts to assign responsibility to various factors for export performance. Export Performance in Chile also addresses the role of trade liberalization. Th...
HUMANITARIAN EMERGENCIES AND WARLO

Humanitarian Emergencies and Warlord Economies in Liberia and Sierra Leone

Series:
UNU/WIDER Working Papers
20 Nov 1998
Humanitarian Emergencies and Warlord Economies in Liberia and Sierra Leone examines the correlations between humanitarian emergencies and political economies of these failing states. The publication is part of an applied research and policy analysis series on structural changes affecting the deve...
COMMUNITY AND VILLAGE-BASED PROVIS

Community and Village-Based Provision of Key Social Services

A Case Study of Tanzania

Series:
UNU/WIDER Research for Action
20 Nov 1998
Community and Village-based Provision of Key Social Services: A Case Study of Tanzania describes the initial attempts of providing social services undertaken by the Tanzanian government during the early 1970s. It goes on to discuss the economic imbalances and the policies adopted in attempting to...
ZAIRE AFTER MOBUTU: A CASE OF A HU

Zaire after Mobutu

A Case of a Humanitarian Emergency

Series:
UNU/WIDER Research for Action
20 Nov 1998
Zaire after Mobutu: A Case of a Humanitarian Emergency evaluates the sources of vulnerability in Zaire on three levels of analysis. Both state and individual levels of analysis help to point out the broad outlines of macro-level social processes that provide the context for people's actions and b...
DEVELOPMENT AID AND CONFLICT: REFL

Development, Aid and Conflict

Reflections from the Case of Rwanda

Series:
UNU/WIDER Research for Action
20 Nov 1998
Development, Aid and Conflict: Reflections from the Case of Rwanda discusses the relationship between the processes that brought about genocide in Rwanda and the 'development enterprise.' The analysis is multi-disciplinary, drawing on insights from economics, political science, history, anthropol...
INDUSTRIES AND ENFORCEMENT ON ENVI

Industries and Enforcement of Environmental Law in Africa

Industry Experts Review Environmental Practice

8 Jan 1999
Over the years, there has been gradual realization that environmental protection and its rational management are in fact a precondition to development. On the issue of rational management of the environment and natural resources, this publication looks at ten countries inside the African region -...
SADCC PROSPECTS FOR DISENGAGEMENT

SADCC

Prospects for Disengagement and Development in Southern Africa

Series:
Studies in African Political Economy
21 Oct 1998
The Southern African Development Co-ordination Conference (SADCC) comprises nine radically different states and was formed in 1980 with the objective of reducing the region's dependence on apartheid South Africa. SADCC has been subjected to much critical, sceptical and sometimes superficial analy...
COMPENDIUM OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS

Compendium of Environmental Laws of African Countries

Framework Laws and EIA Regulations

18 Dec 1998
This Series contains the full text of the national laws and regulations of the countries of the African region, in the field of the environment. The legislation is reproduced in its original language.
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 1992/93 V2 P4

African Statistical Yearbook 1992 -1993

Vol.II, Part 4 - Central Africa

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
9 Oct 1998
This publication, which constitutes the fourth part of Volume II, covers the ten countries of Central Africa - Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, and Zaire. The statistics are arranged on a country basis and covers su...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 1996 V1 P1

African Statistical Yearbook 1996

Vol.I, Part 1 - North Africa

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
9 Oct 1998
This publication, which constitutes the first part of Volume I, covers the six countries in North Africa - Algeria, Egypt, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia. The statistics presented are arranged on a country basis and covers such areas as: population; national accounts; agricult...
COMPENDIUM OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS O

Compendium of Environmental Laws of African Countries

Sectoral Environmental Laws and Regulations

18 Dec 1998
This Series contains the full text of the national laws and regulations of the countries of the African region, in the field of the environment. The legislation is reproduced in its original language.
COMPENDIUM OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS O

Compendium of Environmental Laws of African Countries

Sectoral Environmental Laws and Regulations

5 Feb 1999
This Series contains the full text of the national laws and regulations of the countries of the African region, in the field of the environment. The legislation is reproduced in its original language.