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DESIGNING TRADE LIBERAL IN AFRICA

Designing Trade Liberalization in Africa

Modalities for Tariff Negotiations towards an African Continental Free Trade Area

28 Jul 2020
The negotiations for an African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) were unprecedented in the history of regional trade agreements. The AfCFTA would ultimately comprise 55 members, 33 of which are least developed countries (LDCs), and encompass six preexisting regional economic communities (RECs...
EVALUATION RAPIDE L

Évaluation rapide de l'état de préparation du Mali au commerce électronique

31 Oct 2020
Malgré ses difficultés pour faire face aux défis qui ont mis à l’épreuve les capacités de l’État et de la population à sauvegarder l’unité nationale et la sécurité, le Mali n’est pas resté à l’écart des transformations induites par les technologies de l’information et de la communication (TIC). S...
SCIENCE TECHNO & INNOVAT ETHIOPIA

Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review of Ethiopia

4 Nov 2020
UNCTAD Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Reviews (STIP Reviews) are an analytical and policy learning process for country’s science, technology and innovation (STI) stakeholders to reach a clearer understanding of the key strengths and weaknesses of their innovation systems and identify s...
INTL MIGRATION RPT 2019 HIGHLIGHTS

International Migration Report 2019: Highlights

11 Dec 2020
Migration has major impacts on both the people and the places involved. When supported by appropriate policies, migration can contribute to inclusive and sustainable development in both origin and destination countries, while also benefiting migrants and their families. The International Migratio...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2019

African Statistical Yearbook 2019

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
6 Mar 2020
The Yearbook series is a result of collaborative efforts by major African regional organizations to set up a joint data collection mechanism of socioeconomic data on African countries, as well as the development of a harmonized database. It seeks to promote wider use of country data, reduce costs...
INVEST POLICY REV ANGOLA (P)

Revisão da Política de Investimento - Angola (Portuguese language)

16 Jan 2020
FDI in Angola has been highly volatile and concentrated in the extractive sector. Initiatives to improve investment attractiveness are hampered by various challenges affecting the policy environment. The IPR provides action-oriented recommendations to create an environment conducive to investment...
HARNESS AGRI TRADE SUS DEV MALAWI

Harnessing Agricultural Trade for Sustainable Development: Malawi

Groundnuts, Sunflower and Soybeans

3 Nov 2020
This study is part of a series of UNCTAD publications that focus on upgrading and diversifying specific agricultural sectors of rural economies in developing countries with a view to raising living standards among of smallholder farmers in a context of sustainable development, female empowerment ...
EXAM POLITIQ L

Examen de la politique d'investissement - Côte d'Ivoire

9 Apr 2020
L'Examen de la politique d'investissement de la Côte d'Ivoire analyse le cadre règlementaire, legal et institutionnel pour l'investissement dans le pays. Sur la base de cet analyse, des recommandations sont faites pour attire plus d'investissement vers le pays, en faire bénéficier tout le territo...
INVEST POLICY REV ANGOLA

Investment Policy Review - Angola

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
16 Jan 2020
FDI in Angola has been highly volatile and concentrated in the extractive sector. Initiatives to improve investment attractiveness are hampered by various challenges affecting the policy environment. The IPR provides action-oriented recommendations to create an environment conducive to investment...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2018-19

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2018-2019

Series:
Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
24 Sep 2020
The Arab region experienced an economic recovery growth rate of 2.3% in 2018, up 1.7% from 2017. This recovery was largely attributed to hydrocarbon sector led growth in the region’s oil-exporting countries. While this growth momentum continues, the region remains linked to geopolitical uncertain...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2018-19 (A)

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2018-2019 (Arabic language)

Series:
Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region (Arabic)
24 Sep 2020
The Survey 2018-2019 observes that the Arab region experienced an economic recovery with a growth rate of 2.3% in 2018, up from 1.7% the year before. This recovery was largely attributed to hydrocarbon sector-led growth in the region’s oil-exporting countries, particularly GCC countries. This gro...
WORLD POPULATION 2019 WALL CHART

World Population 2019 Wall Chart

19 Nov 2019
This publication presents findings from World Population Prospects 2019, the 26th round of the UN’s global population estimates and projections. It includes updated population estimates from 1950 to the present for 235 countries or areas, based on detailed analyses of all available information ab...
AGRIPRENEURSHIP ACROSS AFRICA

Agripreneurship across Africa

Stories of Inspiration

10 Sep 2019
This publication aims to inspire budding entrepreneurs in Africa to consider business opportunities in agriculture and agro-industry. Through success stories reflecting real-life agribusiness development experiences, which are organized into four themes (scale, women, youth, and challenging envir...
ASSESS REG INTEG AFRICA #9

Assessing Regional Integration in Africa IX

Next Steps for the African Continental Free Trade Area

Series:
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA)
11 Dec 2020
Signed by 52 African countries, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is, by the number of participating countries, the largest trade agreement since the formation of the WTO. This report recognizes that it is not enough for the AfCFTA to be merely negotiated, concluded and ratified. I...
RAPID ETRADE READI ASSESS LESOTHO

eTrade Readiness Assessment of Lesotho

13 May 2020
The eTrade Readiness Assessment of Lesotho focuses on examining seven key policy areas that are most relevant for e-commerce. Within each area, critical readiness gaps are identified and relevant recommendations are proposed to overcome barriers and bottlenecks to the growth of digital trade. The...
ENVIRO PERF REV MOROCCO (F)

Examen des performances environnementales: Maroc

4 Jun 2014
La présente publication contient les résultats de l’EPE realisé par la CEE au Maroc. Cet EPE couvre également 13 questions d'importance pour le pays liées à l'élaboration des politiques, la planification et la mise en œuvre, le financement des politiques et projets environnementaux, et l'intégrat...
MAINSTREAM EFFICIENT LEGUME SEED

Mainstreaming Efficient Legume Seed Systems in Eastern Africa

Challenges, Opportunities and Contributions towards Improved Livelihoods

22 Apr 2019
Legumes are important components of sustainable farming systems. They are useful to diversify and intensify cropping systems; fix atmospheric nitrogen and improve soil health; act as rotation crops; increase and diversify smallholder incomes; and lower the carbon footprint, mitigating climate cha...
AFRIQUE RENOUVEAU V33 #1 2019

Afrique renouveau, Avril - Juilet 2019

Series:
Afrique renouveau
6 Jun 2019
Le magazine Afrique renouveau traite des nombreux défis auxquels sont confrontés les populations africaines, leurs dirigeants et leurs partenaires internationaux: les objectifs de développement durable, les réformes économiques, la dette, l’éducation; la santé, la promotion de la femme, les confl...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2019

Economic Report on Africa 2019

Fiscal Policy for Financing Sustainable Development in Africa

Series:
Economic Report on Africa
10 May 2019
The 2019 edition of the Economic Report on Africa explores the intricate terrain of revenue collection on the continent and makes salient recommendations to help African countries attain the SDGs and the aspirations of Agenda 2063 by expanding their fiscal space and how. It identifies several qui...
KEY STAT & TREND REG TRADE AFRICA

Key Statistics and Trends in Regional Trade in Africa

Series:
Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade
17 May 2019
This publication is a special edition of the "Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade" series. It is structured into three parts. The first part presents an overview of Africa in the world economy as well as intra-African trade. The second part briefly summarizes the history of regional ...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2019

Economic Development in Africa Report 2019

Made in Africa – Rules of Origin for Enhanced Intra-African Trade

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
2 Jul 2019
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) represents a historic opportunity for the continent to boost intra-African trade and accelerate structural transformation. However, this relies on a critical policy instrument: the effective implementation of preferential trade liberalization among...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2019

Le développement economique en Afrique rapport 2019

Made in Africa: les règles d'origine, un tremplin pour le commerce intra-africain

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
9 Aug 2019
L'avènement de la zone de libre échange continentale africaine (AfCFTA) représente une opportunité historique pour le continent de stimuler le commerce intra-africain et d'accélérer la transformation structurelle. Cependant, cela repose sur un instrument politique essentiel: la mise en œuvre effe...
TRADE GENDER NEXUS CON REG INT

Trade and Gender Nexus in the Context of Regional Integration

A Comparative Assessment of the East African Community (EAC) and the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR)

17 Oct 2020
This background paper uses a comparative perspective to evaluate the interplay between trade and gender in the context of regional integration efforts in Africa and Latin America, using the case studies of the East African Community (EAC) and the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR), respectively.
INTEGRATING A GENDER PERSPECT (S)

Integración de la perspectiva de género en las investigaciones en derechos humanos

Guía y práctica

11 May 2020
La presente publicación constituye una guía práctica que explica cómo se integra la perspectiva de género en toda la labor de los órganos y entidades de investigación, empezando con la fase de preparación, siguiendo con la de investigación, la de redacción del informe, y terminando con la present...
INTEGRATING A GENDER PERSPECT (A)

Integrating a Gender Perspective into Human Rights Investigations (Arabic language)

Guidance and Practice

12 May 2020
This publication provides practical guidance on the integration of a gender perspective throughout the work of investigative bodies or entities, from the planning phase to the investigations and to writing the report and presenting its findings. It should be read in conjunction with existing OHCH...
INTEGRATING A GENDER PERSPECTIVE

Integrating a Gender Perspective into Human Rights Investigations

Guidance and Practice

4 Mar 2019
This publication provides practical guidance on the integration of a gender perspective throughout the work of investigative bodies or entities, from the planning phase to the investigations and to writing the report and presenting its findings. It should be read in conjunction with existing OHCH...
WHO

Who's Responsible?

Attributing Individual Responsibility for Violations of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in United Nations Commissions of Inquiry, Fact-finding Missions and other Investigations

4 Mar 2019
United Nations Commissions of Inquiry (CoIs), Fact-Finding Missions (FFMs) and similar complex human rights investigations are regularly, and with increasing frequency, called upon to “identify those responsible” for violations and crimes falling within their mandate. Yet identifying responsible ...