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IMPLEMENTING THE MILLENNIUM DEV

Implementing the Millennium Development Goals

Challenges and Responses for Public Administration - Contribution of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration

29 Sep 2008
The Committee of Experts on Public Administration of the UN looks at the ways in which public administration and institutional governance can be mobilized to most effectively implement the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). This report includes essays by some of the leading figures of the Commit...
ANN REVIEW OF DEV GLOBAL 2007

Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries, 2007

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Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries
13 Mar 2009
This sixth edition of the Annual Review addresses comprehensively the significant developments in globalization and regional integration in the Arab countries. It covers the progress made by Arab countries in integrating their economies into the world economy as well as their efforts in Arab regi...
INNOVATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEV

Innovation for Sustainable Development

Local Case Studies from Africa

16 May 2008
Africa faces daunting sustainable development challenges in coming decades, but also significant opportunities. The period since the beginning of this new millennium has been one of the strongest economic performance on the continent. This volume aims to highlight many exciting innovations for su...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2006

African Statistical Yearbook 2006

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African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
24 Jan 2008
This newly revised edition of the African Statistical Yearbook published in one volume, presents data arranged on a country basis for 53 Economic Commission for Africa member states, generally for the years 1997 to 2005 or for the last nine years for which data are available. Published in Engli...
LAFIAS LOCAL AUTHORITIES FINANCIA

Local Authorities Financial and Institutional Management System

LAFIAS, A Support Tool for Decision-making

20 Jun 2008
Local Authorities Financial and Institutional Analysis System is a concerted approach that aims, through analytical tools, to grasp the problems linked to local management and governance and, in particular, the organizational operations of the authorities, their financing and the economic dimensi...
LOCAL DEV PRACTICES & INSTRUMENTS

Local Development Practices and Instruments in West Africa and their Links with the Millennium Development Goals

A Synthesis of Case Studies from UNCDF Programmes in Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali, Niger and Senegal

20 Jun 2008
This report presents an analysis of the political and legal contexts in which local development projects take place and explains how this environment influences their implementation. It highlights the difficulties United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and its development partners face i...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2007

Le développement économique en Afrique 2007

Retrouver une marge d'action - La mobilisation des ressources intérieures et l'etat développementiste

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Développement économique en Afrique, Le
31 Oct 2009
Ce rapport est fondé sur l'un des principaux objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD) adoptés en 2000 au sommet du Millénaire, qui était de réduire de moitié le niveau de la pauvreté absolue dans les Etats Membres d'ici 2015. Si certaines régions en développement ont bien progressé ver...
AFRICA RPT 2008/09 TRENDS SUST DEV

Trends in Sustainable Development

Africa Report 2008-2009

22 May 2008
This report highlights key developments and recent trends in sub-Saharan Africa – the case of Africa being considered by the UN Commission on Sustainable Development at its 16th and 17th sessions in 2008 and 2009. It notes progress in a number of areas while, at the same time, acknowledging that...
RAPPORT ECONOMIQ AFRIQUE 2007

Rapport économique sur l'Afrique 2007

Accélérer le développement de l'Afrique par la diversification

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Rapport économique sur l'Afrique
21 Sep 2007
Les analyses de ce Rapport font un diagnostic de l'économie mondiale et dégagent des perspectives de développement en Afrique par l'application des réformes structurelles pour diversifier et moderniser l'économie, relever la compétitivité, développer le commerce, accélérer la croissance et rédui...
MALARIA & CHILDREN ASSESS PRO

Malaria and Children

Assessing Progress in Intervention Coverage

2 Nov 2007
This report assesses progress in making available key interventions to reduce the burden of malaria, particularly across sub-Saharan Africa, where the burden is greatest. Its findings are based on new malaria data that allow for a more comprehensive assessment of progress in malaria control inte...
RAPPORT ECONOMIQ AFRIQUE 2006

Rapport économique sur l'Afrique
 2006

Flux de Capitaux et Financement du Développement en Afrique

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Rapport économique sur l'Afrique
2 Jun 2006
Les pays africains continuent de souffrir d’un déficit chronique de ressources pour financer l’investissement public et privé, ce qui entrave les efforts visant à accélérer la croissance. L’insuffisance chronique de ressources s’explique par le déséquilibre entre les exportations et les importati...
ANN REVIEW OF DEV GLOBAL 2006

Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries, 2006

Series:
Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries
7 Jan 2008
The fifth edition of the 2006 Annual Review assesses progress made in integrating Arab economies into the world economy and the extent to which regional integration has been achieved. The Review aims to help readers understand the opportunities and challenges of globalization, the need to expedi...
EXAMEN POLITIQUE L

Examen de la Politique de l'investissement - Maroc

15 Sep 2008
Ce rapport présente les flux et tendances des investissements étrangers directs (IED) au Maroc et de leurs effets sur l'économie nationale. Il analyse le cadre juridique, réglementaire et institutionnel de l'investissement au Maroc et évalue l'efficacité de la politique de promotion de l'investis...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2007

Economic Development in Africa 2007

Reclaiming Policy Space - Domestic Resource Mobilization and Developmental States

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Economic Development in Africa Report
5 Oct 2007
The 2007 Report examines domestic resource mobilization for growth and poverty reduction in African countries. It analyses how African countries can increase domestic resources and channel them into productive investments. The Report also examines how African countries can reclaim development “po...
INVEST POLICY REV ZAMBIA

Investment Policy Review - Zambia

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
21 Sep 2007
To date, the performance of the Zambian private sector had been poor due largely to the high cost of capital and domestic inputs for local production, which make sustaining competitiveness in an open economy practically difficult. The present Investment Review notes that since the introduction of...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2007

Economic Report on Africa 2007

Accelerating Africa's Development through Diversification

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Economic Report on Africa
24 Aug 2007
Profound changes are increasingly occurring in all areas of the world economy. While the industrialized and emerging economies are able to contain the multiple external and internal shocks generated by these changes, Africa on its part is still struggling to cope with them. The analyses reported ...
SUDAN POST CONFLICT ENVIRO ASSESS

Sudan

Post-conflict Environmental Assessment

24 Aug 2007
This report presents the findings of the Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment of Sudan and provides detailed recommendations for follow-up action. The sectors investigated include natural disasters and desertification, linkages between conflict and environment, the impacts of population displac...
ANN REVIEW OF DEV GLOBAL 2006 (A)

Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Countries of the ECSWA Region, 2006 (Arabic language)

Series:
Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries
13 Jul 2007
The fifth edition of the "2006 Annual Review" assesses progress made in integrating Arab economies into the world economy and the extent to which regional integration has been achieved. The Review aims to help readers understand the opportunities and challenges of globalization, the need to exped...
AFRICA FOREIGN INVESTOR SURV 2005

Africa Foreign Investor Survey 2005

Understanding the Contributions of Different Investor Categories to Development Implications for Targeting Strategies

29 Jun 2007
The Survey, the third in the series, was conducted between May and November 2005 in 15 sub-Saharan African countries. This year the study develops detailed profiles of the different types of foreign investors that operate in the region and looks at the variations in characteristics between as wel...
TOWARDS FULL & DECENT EMPLOYMENT

Towards Full and Decent Employment

2 Jul 2008
While the international community has made a commitment to achieving full employment, this goal seems ever more distant in view of recent trends such as growing unemployment, underemployment and the phenomenon of “jobless growth”. This book also breaks new ground in seeking fresh solutions. Emplo...
FOOD & THE POOR HOW CAN DEMOCRA

Food and the Poor

How can Democratic Local Governments Reduce Food Insecurity in Africa?

28 Dec 2007
The publication focuses on the specific situations of food insecurity in Africa. It aims at stimulating debate with the UN system and among development partners and national government counterparts. Its main message is that democratic processes, public reform, fiscal measures and economic growt...
ASIAN FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST AFRI

Asian Foreign Direct Investment in Africa

Towards a New Era of Cooperation among Developing Countries

4 May 2007
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Africa by developing Asian economies is growing and has the potential to reach much higher levels. The present report notes that Africa-bound FDI is still a small percentage of the rapidly climbing foreign investments being made by Asian transnational corporatio...
INVEST POLICY REV RWANDA

Investment Policy Review - Rwanda

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
21 Sep 2007
Rwanda is among the world’s poorest nations, and it faces particular challenges in leveraging FDI for development. The present Investment Review notes that Rwanda has nevertheless achieved remarkable political and social progress since 1994. It has become one of Africa’s countries with the highes...
AFRICAN GOVERNANCE RPT #1 2005

African Governance Report I, 2005

Series:
African Governance Report
1 Jan 2006
The African Governance Report is the result of extensive research covering governance practices in 27 African countries. The findings were subjected to a rigorous process of reviews that involved both national and international experts working on governance, political and economic issues. The rep...