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ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2013

Economic Development in Africa Report 2013

Intra-African Trade: Unlocking Private Sector Dynamism

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
18 Nov 2013
This report argues that for African countries to reap developmental gains from intra-African trade and regional integration, they need to place the building of productive capacities and domestic entrepreneurship at the heart of the policy agenda for boosting intra-regional trade. It also analyzes...
EVAL REG PROGRAMME AFRICA

Evaluation of the Regional Programme for Africa (2008-2013)

Series:
Global and Regional Programme Evaluations
1 Aug 2013
The Evaluation Office of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted an independent Evaluation of UNDP’s Regional Programme for Africa in 2012. Following the previous Regional Programme Evaluation for Africa conducted by the Evaluation Office in 2007 for the period 2002-2006, the pr...
STAT ABSTRACT ARAB REGION #32

Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region, Issue No. 32

Series:
Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region
12 Nov 2013
The thirty-second issue of the Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region presents time series statistics and indicators on economic and social issues in all fourteen Arab Region member countries. The Abstract is divided into twelve chapters addressing the following topics: population; labour force;...
RAPPORT ECONOMIQ AFRIQUE 2013

Rapport économique sur l'Afrique 2013

Tirer le plus grand profit des produits de base africains: l'industrialisation au service de la croissance, de l'emploi et de la transformation économique

Series:
Rapport économique sur l'Afrique
20 Jun 2013
Le présent rapport fait valoir que la question n’est pas de savoir si l’Afrique peut s’industrialiser en faisant fi de ses produits de base, mais plutôt comment elle peut les utiliser pour créer de la valeur, de nouveaux services et des capacités technologiques – ceci ne s’appliquant pas nécessai...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2013

Economic Report on Africa 2013

Making the Most of Africa's Commodities: Industrializing for Growth, Jobs and Economic Transformation

Series:
Economic Report on Africa
23 Apr 2013
Africa’s growth plummeted during its ‘lost decades’ of the 1980s and 1990s while unemployment soared, and production and export bases became more concentrated. Africa boasts significant human and natural resources that can be used to promote industrialization and structural economic transformatio...
RAPPORT SUR GOUVERN AFRIQUE #3

Rapport sur la Gouvernance en Afrique III (2013)

Elections et gestion de la diversite en Afrique

21 Jul 2014
Le Rapport sur la gouvernance en Afrique, publication la plus approfondie sur la question, observe et évalue les progrès accomplis par les pays africains dans ce domaine, identifie les déficits de capacités des institutions et propose des politiques et des interventions stratégiques propres à amé...
AFRICAN GOVERNANCE RPT #3 2013

African Governance Report III, 2013

Elections and the Management of Diversity

Series:
African Governance Report
11 Oct 2013
This report is the most comprehensive report on governance in Africa, assesses and monitors the progress African countries are making on governance, identifies capacity gaps in governance institutions and proposes polices and strategic interventions aimed at promoting good governance on the conti...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ARAB REG #21

External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region, Twenty-first Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
31 Jul 2013
The Bulletin presents data and statistical indicators on external trade in goods of Arab Countries. Data are presented in time series until 2011 and were drawn primarily from national sources, as well as from secondary sources where appropriate. It provides total and detailed data on intraregiona...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2012

African Statistical Yearbook 2012

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
13 Mar 2013
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...
JACKETED WOMEN QUALITY RESEARCH

Jacketed Women

Qualitative Research Methodologies on Sexualities and Gender in Africa

2 Apr 2013
In 2004, the African Gender Institute ran a continental research project, Mapping Sexualities, among the objectives of which was the development of a research methodology suited to carrying out in-depth case studies of the dynamics of gender and contemporary sexual cultures in Ghana, Nigeria, Sou...
SOUTH AFRICA 2010 FIFA WORLD

South Africa 2010 Report

FIFA World Cup

6 Dec 2012
Despite some difficulties in compiling enough data to fully evaluate the green performance of the FIFA World Cup, this report highlights many specific examples of success, energy-efficient intelligent lighting in Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban, streetlights with low-energy bulbs and traffic ligh...
COMP INTRA AFRICA RELAT FORGN 2011

Compendium of Intra-African and Related Foreign Trade Statistics 2011

Series:
Compendium of Intra-African and Related Foreign Trade Statistics
25 Feb 2013
This Compendium is compiled to provide quality and timely statistical data for the monitoring, evaluation, analysis, research, and promotion of the intra-African trade. It presents foreign trade data in sixteen chapters for all African countries for the period 2002 to 2010. Different data sources...
GLOBALIZ & DEV SUBSAHARA AFRICA

Globalization and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

18 Jan 2013
This publication critically reviews the effects of globalization on sub-Saharan Africa over the last three decades. The large gains expected from opening up to international economic forces have, to date, been limited, while there have been significant adverse consequences. Foreign direct investm...
BULLET INDUS STAT ARAB #07 2004/10

Bulletin of Industrial Statistics for Arab Countries - Seventh Issue

Series:
Bulletin of Industrial Statistics in the Arab Region
28 Feb 2013
This publication provides detailed industrial data of Arab countries for policy-makers, analysts and researchers. It includes time series of data and indicators for the period 2004- 2010. The Bulletin is divided into two parts. Part I includes summary tables on the overall industrial trends like ...
NORMS OF PROTECTION

Norms of Protection

Responsibility to Protect, Protection of Civilians and Their Interaction

20 Nov 2012
A series of humanitarian tragedies in the 1990s (Somalia, Rwanda, Srebrenica, Kosovo) demonstrated the failure of the international community to protect civilians in the context of complex emergencies. These brought to life two norms of protection – Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and Protection ...
INVEST POLICY REV MOZAMBIQUE

Investment Policy Review

Mozambique

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
19 Feb 2013
The Investment Policy Review recommends that the Government of Mozambique widen the scope of its investment promotion efforts and further improve its regulatory framework in order foster economic activity, job creation and sustainable development. It encourages the authorities to look beyond mega...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2012

Le développement économique en Afrique rapport 2012

La transformation structurelle et le développement durable en Afrique

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
15 Jul 2013
Le rapport propose des recommandations en termes de politique aux décideurs Africains et leurs partenaires de développement afin de promouvoir une transformation structurelle durable en Afrique, c'est à dire une transformation structurelle accompagnée par un découplage relatif de l'utilisation d...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2012

Economic Development in Africa Report 2012

Structural Transformation and Sustainable Development in Africa

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
3 Jan 2013
This report provides concrete policy recommendations for African policy makers and their development partners on how to promote sustainable structural transformation in Africa, meaning a sustainable structural transformation that integrates the relative decoupling of natural resource use and envi...
AFRICA HUMAN DEV RPT 2012

Africa Human Development Report 2012

Towards a Food Secure Future

Series:
Africa Human Development Report
9 May 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest prevalence of hunger in the world. Until this situation improves, the human development prospects of millions of Africans will remain at risk. UNDP’s first Africa Human Development Report shows that food security and human development reinforce each other. If Af...
RAPPORT SUR DEV HUMAIN AFRIQU 2012

Rapport sur le développement humain en Afrique 2012

Vers une sécurité alimentaire durable

Series:
Rapport sur le développement humain en Afrique
29 Jul 2015
e rapport indique clairement que l’amélioration de la sécurité alimentaire en Afrique subsaharienne ne repose pas seulement sur l’augmentation de la production agricole, ni même sur le renforcement de la nutrition, même si ces deux éléments sont essentiels. Il repose sur la mise en place d’un cha...
EXORCISING DEMONS WITHIN

Exorcising the Demons Within

Xenophobia, Violence and Statecraft in Contemporary South Africa

25 Jun 2012
On 11 May 2008, residents of Alexandra Township turned violently on their neighbours, launching a string of attacks that, two weeks later, left 60 dead, dozens raped and over a hundred thousand displaced. This book situates recent anti-outsider violence within an extended history of South African...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2012

Economic Report on Africa 2012

Unleashing Africa’s Potential as a Pole of Global Growth

Series:
Economic Report on Africa
5 Sep 2012
This publication assesses long-term trends in Africa’s growth, analyses the factors behind the recent growth momentum, and provides global perspectives on the key challenges to be addressed, which are critical to unleashing the role of Africa as a global growth pole. The main aim of this publicat...
RAPPORT ECONOMIQ AFRIQUE 2012

Rapport économique sur l'Afrique 2012

Libérer le potentiel de l'Afrique en tant que pôle de croissance mondiale

Series:
Rapport économique sur l'Afrique
5 Oct 2012
This publication assesses long-term trends in Africa’s growth, analyses the factors behind the recent growth momentum, and provides global perspectives on the key challenges to be addressed, which are critical to unleashing the role of Africa as a global growth pole. The main aim of this publicat...
AFRICA INVESTOR RPT 2011 (F)

Africa Investor Report 2011 (French language)

Towards Evidence-based Investment Promotion Strategies

Series:
ONUDI Rapport sur les investisseurs en Afrique
31 Dec 2011
The report has two key objectives - to identify “quality” FDI and to seek an optimal allocation of scarce public funds in Africa by facilitating (largely through IPAs) the attraction of these investments. Close to 7000 firms (with 36% having foreign involvement) were interviewed in 19 Sub-Saharan...
AFRICA INVESTOR RPT 2011

Africa Investor Report 2011

Towards Evidence-based Investment Promotion Strategies

Series:
UNIDO Africa Investor Report
24 Jul 2012
The report has two key objectives - to identify “quality” foreign direct investment (FDI) and to seek an optimal allocation of scarce public funds in Africa by facilitating (largely through investment promotion agencies) the attraction of these investments. Close to 7000 firms (with 36% having fo...
HIV AIDS & SECURITY SECTOR AFRICA

HIV/AIDS and the Security Sector in Africa

28 Apr 2012
Throughout history, communicable diseases have weakened the capacity of state institutions to perform core security functions, which compelled many African countries to initiate policies aimed at addressing the impact of HIV/AIDS on the armed forces, police and prisons. These policies address: 1)...
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

The Democratic Republic of the Congo

Post-conflict Environmental Assessment Synthesis for Policy Makers

7 Mar 2012
This report presents the findings of the Post-conflict Environmental Assessment of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and provides detailed recommendations for follow-up action. The sectors investigated include natural disasters and desertification, linkages between conflict and environment, th...
ASSESS REG INTEG AFRICA #5

Assessing Regional Integration in Africa V

Towards an African Continental Free Trade Area

Series:
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA)
11 Jan 2013
This publication comes at a time of renewed enthusiasm for shortening the period of the vision of the Abuja Treaty. The publication's overall objective is to provide analytical research that defines frameworks for African governments, the African Union and the Regional Economic Communities, towar...
TRANS ORG CRIME W AFR THREAT ASSE

Transnational Organized Crime in West Africa

A Threat Assessment

30 Jul 2013
This regional assessment is broadly focused on transnational organized crime (including drug trafficking) issues and the linkages with development, governance and security in West Africa. This Report is intended to provide a more comprehensive and nuanced picture of contraband flows, criminal mar...