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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

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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...
INVEST POLICY REV ZAMBIA

Investment Policy Review - Zambia

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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 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...
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)

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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

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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...
RAPPORT SUR GOUVERN AFRIQUE 2005

Rapport sur la Gouvernance en Afrique 2005

9 Mar 2007
Une meilleure gouvernance est essentielle pour promouvoir la croissance et le développement et pour ce qui est de permettre aux pays africains de réaliser les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement. La Commission économique pour l’Afrique est poursuite l’idée d’une gouvernance améliorée. L...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2006

Economic Report on Africa 2006

Capital Flows and Development Financing in Africa

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Economic Report on Africa
9 Feb 2007
Capital flows to Africa in the form of aid, remittances and foreign direct investment have increased considerably over the past four years. However, they are unevenly distributed among countries. In addition, capital flows to Africa are highly volatile and unpredictable, increasing macroeconomic ...
INDUSTRIAL CLUSTERS & INNOVATION

Industrial Clusters and Innovation Systems in Africa

Institutions, Markets and Policy

15 Jun 2007
This book is the first to examine the incidence and role of clusters as a viable and increasingly important form of industrial organization in Africa. The overall aim of the book is to improve our understanding of how local clusters can be transformed into local systems of innovation and how loca...
MIGRATION HUMAN SMUGGLING NIGERIA

Migration, Human Smuggling and Trafficking from Nigeria to Europe

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IOM Migration Research Series
13 Nov 2006
There are several hundreds of thousands of Nigerians throughout Europe, half of whom live in the United Kingdom. According to this report, emigration has represented a considerable drain of highly qualified labour from Nigeria, while at the same time, the Nigerians abroad represent a substantial ...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2006

Le développement économique en Afrique 2006

Doublement de l'aide - Assurer la <>

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Développement économique en Afrique, Le
20 Oct 2006
Après deux décennies d’ajustement sans croissance, des signes réels d’une amélioration de la situation économique en Afrique se manifestent enfin.
GLOBAL INTL WATERS ASSESSMT: EAST

Global International Waters Assessment

East African Rift Valley Lakes

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GIWA Regional Assessment
20 Oct 2006
This report presents the assessment of Lakes Turkana, Tanganyika, Victoria and Malawi – the largest of the East African Rift Valley Lakes and among the oldest lakes in the world. The lakes are renowned for their high endemism and support a vital socio-economic service as a core for transportation...
BOUND COOPERATE CONFLICT PEACE

Bound to Cooperate

Conflict, Peace and People in Sierra Leone

6 Oct 2006
This book wrestles with fundamental questions of practical disarmament and peace building in Sierra Leone. Although they were written prior to the May-June 2000 upsurge of violence in Freetown that led to the arrest of Foday Sankoh, these incidents underline the relevance of the authors’ analyses...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2006

Economic Development in Africa 2006

Doubling Aid - Making the "Big Push" Work

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Economic Development in Africa Report
20 Oct 2006
The 2006 report on Economic Development in Africa examines how the commitment by the international community to double aid to Africa might place the continent on a sustainable development path. The report identifies the flaws in the existing international aid system, and its central message is th...
ETUDE TRANSPORTS MARITIM 2006

Étude sur les transports maritimes 2006

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Etude sur les transports maritimes
21 Sep 2007
L´Étude sur les transports maritimes est une des publications phares de la CNUCED qui paraît chaque année depuis 1968. Elle rend compte de l´évolution mondiale du transport multimodal, portuaire et maritime concernant les principaux trafics de vracs liquides, de vracs secs et de conteneurs. L´Étu...
TRANSPORTE MARITIMO EN 2006

El transporte marítimo en 2006

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Transporte Marítimo, El
19 Oct 2007
El presente informe es una publicación anual preparada por la secretaría de la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre Comercio y Desarrollo. Su propósito es estudiar los principales acontecimientos en el transporte marítimo mundial y facilitar estadísticas pertinentes. Se centra en lo ocurrido ...