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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
Key Statistics and Trends in Regional Trade in Africa is a special edition of the "Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade" series. This publication is structured into three parts. The first part presents an overview of Africa in the world economy and intra-African trade. The second part...
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 ...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2017-18

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2017-2018

Series:
Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
4 Mar 2019
This publication focuses on the analysis of the most recent socioeconomic developments in two ways. The first focus aims at demonstrating the analytical observation of routinely monitored economic and social variables of the Arab region in the global context (the monitoring part). The second focu...
AFRIQUE RENOUVEAU V32 #3 2018

Afrique renouveau, Décembre 2018 - Mars 2019

Series:
Afrique renouveau
22 Jan 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...
AFRICA RENEWAL V32 #3 2018

Africa Renewal, December 2018 - March 2019

Series:
Africa Renewal
22 Jan 2019
The Africa Renewal magazine examines the many issues that confront the people of Africa, its leaders and its international partners: sustainable development goals, economic reform, debt, education, health, women's empowerment, conflict and civil strife, democratization, investment, trade, regiona...
AFRICA SUSTAINABLE DEV RPT 2018

Africa Sustainable Development Report 2018

Towards a Transformed and Resilient Continent

Series:
Africa Sustainable Development Report
13 Mar 2019
The Africa Sustainable Development Report 2018 reviews Africa’s performance on five goals, and related targets and indicators of the 2030 Agenda, taking into account their correspondence with Agenda 2063. The report uses the latest data from international sources to track performance and highligh...
AFRIQUE RENOUVEAU V32 #2 2018

Afrique renouveau, Août - Novembre 2018

Series:
Afrique renouveau
10 May 2018
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...
AFRICA RENEWAL V32 #2 2018

Africa Renewal, August - November 2018

Series:
Africa Renewal
17 Oct 2018
The Africa Renewal magazine examines the many issues that confront the people of Africa, its leaders and its international partners: sustainable development goals, economic reform, debt, education, health, women's empowerment, conflict and civil strife, democratization, investment, trade, regiona...
AFRICAN GOVERNANCE RPT #5 2018

African Governance Report V - 2018

Natural Resource Governance and Domestic Revenue Mobilization for Structural Transformation

Series:
African Governance Report
24 May 2019
Exploitation of natural resources has dominated economic activity in Africa but the benefits have accrued only to a privileged few. The continent’s most common strategy of exporting commodities in their raw (non-valued added) form has led to disappointing results, reflected in unsustainable and n...
PULSE CROPS SUSTAIN FARMS

Pulse Crops for Sustainable Farms in Sub-Saharan Africa

18 Jul 2018
Pulses have a long history in sub-Saharan Africa due to their multiple benefits. Pulses, and legumes in general, can play an important role in agriculture because their ability to biologically fix atmospheric nitrogen and to enhance the biological turnover of phosphorous; thus they could become t...
AGRARIAN LABOUR & RES SUB SAHA AFR

Agrarian Labour and Resources in Sub-Saharan Africa

Gender and Generational Change within Family Farms, 1980-2015

Series:
UN Women Discussion Papers
22 Mar 2018
This paper traces the restructuring of rural families’ agricultural production, the intra-household division of labour, and land usage in the interim between the global oil price rise of 1979 and its precipitous fall by 2015. These decades witnessed smallholder export crop production becoming inc...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2018

African Statistical Yearbook 2018

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
17 Dec 2018
The Yearbook series results from joint 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 common harmonized database. It is meant to break with the practices of the past where each ...
AFRICA RENEWAL V32 #1 2018

Africa Renewal, April - July 2018

Series:
Africa Renewal
17 Oct 2018
The Africa Renewal magazine examines the many issues that confront the people of Africa, its leaders and its international partners: sustainable development goals, economic reform, debt, education, health, women's empowerment, conflict and civil strife, democratization, investment, trade, regiona...
INVEST POLICY REV SUDAN

Investment Policy Review - The Sudan

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
28 Feb 2015
Sudan has a significant but largely unexploited potential to attract foreign investors, notably due to ongoing internal conflicts. The country is also facing the consequences of the secession of South Sudan, in particular the loss of the bulk of its oil reserve. In this context, reassuring and re...
INVEST POLICY REV ETHIOPIA

Investment Policy Review - Ethiopia

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
10 Jul 2002
With the signing of the peace agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea in December 2000, effectively ending the two-year conflict between the neighboring countries, there is a renewed hope that Ethiopia will regain the economic growth momentum that it experienced in the post 1992 liberalization per...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2018

Le développement economique en Afrique rapport 2018

Les migrations au service de la transformation structurelle

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Développement économique en Afrique, Le
17 Dec 2018
La publication EDAR 2018 intitulée "Migration et Transformation Structurelle en Afrique" met en lumière le fait que la migration intra-Afrique est pertinente pour l'agenda sur l'intégration régionale et continentale et montre qu'il y a encore des lacunes en matière de connaissance, y compris sur...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2018

Economic Development in Africa Report 2018

Migration and Structural Transformation

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
7 Jun 2018
This edition highlights how intra-African migration is of relevance to the agenda for regional and continental integration and shows that there are still many knowledge gaps, including on the relationship between migration, economic and trade policies. The report seeks to remedy these gaps by dra...
INNOV POLICY SUS DEV ARAB REGI

Innovation Policy for inclusive Sustainable Development in the Arab Region

26 Jan 2018
This study aims at providing Arab countries with a comprehensive framework to formulate Innovation Policy that supports economic growth and contributes to the achievement of the 2030 Development Agenda. The targeted audience is high and middle level policymakers involved in the elaboration, imple...
PROTEC CHILD FROM HARM PRACTIC

Protecting Children From Harmful Practices in Plural Legal Systems

With a Special Emphasis on Africa

27 Jan 2016
This report reviews positive legislative developments in different regions of the world, with a special emphasis on Africa, to strengthen children’s legal protection from violence as a result of harmful practices, and addresses the interplay between statutory, customary and religious laws.
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2016-17

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2016-2017

Series:
Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
2 May 2018
This publication focuses on the analysis of the most recent socioeconomic developments in two ways. The first focus aims at demonstrating the analytical observation of routinely monitored economic and social variables of the Arab region in the global context (the monitoring part). The second focu...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2003

Le développement économique en Afrique 2003

Résultats commerciaux et dépendance à l’égard des produits de base

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
31 Dec 2003
Le rapport de cette année tente de mettre en perspective les raisons des médiocres résultats de l'Afrique et de la part décroissante qu'elle occupe dans le commerce mondial en passant en revue la structure et la composition de ses échanges et les problèmes de dépendance à l'égard des produits de ...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2001

Le développement économique en Afrique 2001

Bilan, perspectives et choix des politiques économiques

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
31 Dec 2001
Dans le présent rapport, le secrétariat de la CNUCED dresse un bilan du développement de l’Afrique dans les années 90 et analyse les obstacles intérieurs et extérieurs à une croissance soutenue et rapide en Afrique. Il y examine notamment différentes options pour renforcer la croissance et le dév...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2001

Economic Development in Africa 2001

Performance, Prospects and Policy Issues

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
31 Dec 2001
This report reviews Africa’s development in the 1990s and analyses the domestic and external impediments to sustained and rapid growth in Africa. It discusses inter alia policy options for enhancing growth and development in Africa in order to meet the objectives set forth by the international co...