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DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2005

Le développement économique en Afrique 2005

Repenser le rôle de l'investissement étranger direct

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Développement économique en Afrique, Le
18 Nov 2005
En raison de l’insuffisance des ressources disponibles pour financer le développement à long terme de l’Afrique et des difficultés croissantes rencontrées pour réduire la pauvreté et atteindre d’autres objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement d’ici 2015, les stratégies de renouveau économiqu...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2005

Economic Development in Africa 2005

Rethinking the Role of Foreign Direct Investment

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Economic Development in Africa Report
18 Nov 2005
Africa’s particular combination of geographical, historical and structural features has traditionally attracted Foreign Direct Investment into enclaves of export-oriented primary production with limited linkages to the rest of the economy. This situation has not changed much in recent years and h...
DEV CHALLENGES SUBSAHARAN AFRICA

Development Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa and Post-conflict Countries

Report of the Committee for Development Policy on the Seventh Session (14-18 March 2005)

18 Nov 2005
Far from the widespread hope for peace and harmony at the end of the Cold War, over one hundred armed conflicts have taken place since 1989 in sub-Saharan Africa. The present report contains the main findings and recommendations of the seventh session of the Committee for Development Policy. The ...
HIV & MOBILE WORKERS A REVIEW

HIV and Mobile Workers

A Review of Risks and Programmes among Truckers in West Africa

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IOM-UNAIDS Reports on Mobile Populations and HIV/AIDS
18 Nov 2005
Migrant and mobile workers in general often encounter individual and social factors that increase their vulnerability to sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. In addition, such workers often have inadequate access to health education, thus may lack basic information about HIV and AIDS. ...
COMBATING THE PROLIFERATION OF SMA

Combating the Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in West Africa

Handbook for the Training of Armed and Security Forces

17 Jun 2005
The fight against the proliferation of small arms and light weapons is one of the key priorities on the peace and security agenda of West African states. West African armed and security forces have a major role to play in this fight and this vital function can only be fulfilled if and when they a...
RAPPORT ECONOMIQ AFRIQUE 2004

Rapport économique sur l'Afrique 2004

Libérer le potentiel commercial de l'Afrique

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Rapport économique sur l'Afrique
11 Mar 2005
Le Rapport économique sur l’Afrique 2004 estime que les politiques commerciales des pays de l’OCDE font gravement obstacle à l’intégration de l’Afrique dans l’économie mondiale. Les exportations africaines ont souffert des politiques des pays industriels, comme l’augmentation croissante des droit...
DEV POTENTIAL ZIMBABWEAN DIASPORA

The Development Potential of Zimbabweans in the Diaspora

A Survey of Zimbabweans Living in the UK and South Africa

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IOM Migration Research Series
22 Apr 2005
This report draws on findings from a survey of 1,000 Zimbabweans living in the United Kingdom and South Africa and aims to obtain a profile in terms of their skills base, transnational links and interest in contributing to development. It examines the education and employment skills base of respo...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2004

Le développement économique en Afrique 2004

Endettement viable - Oasis ou mirage?

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Développement économique en Afrique, Le
11 Mar 2005
Il analyse les problemes de la dette des pays du continent dans líoptique de la réalisation des Objectifs de développement du Millénaire díici 2015. Il montre que malgré les progres accomplis dans la mise en úuvre de líInitiative renforcée en faveur des pays pauvres trés endettés, les pays africa...
GLOBAL INTL WATERS ASSESS INDIAN

Global International Waters Assessment

Indian Ocean Islands

Series:
GIWA Regional Assessment
24 Mar 2005
This report presents the assessment of the Indian Ocean Islands, one of two oceanic assessments conducted by the GIWA. The region covers the Island States of Comoros, Mauritius, Madagascar and Seychelles and the vast oceanic expanses between them. The most important transboundary concern is pollu...
GLOBAL INTL WATERS ASSESSMT:LAKE C

Global International Waters Assessment

Lake Chad Basin

Series:
GIWA Regional Assessment
24 Mar 2005
This report represents the GIWA Assessment of the Lake Chad Basin, which is located in one of the poorest and most drought prone regions in the world. Climatic variability and poor water governance has threatened the ecological and socio-economic integrity of the region. The past and present stat...
ATLANTIC & INDIAN OCEANS ENVIRO

Atlantic and Indian Oceans Environment Outlook

Special Edition for the Mauritius International Meeting for the 10-year Review of the Barbados Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States

25 Feb 2005
The Atlantic and Indian Oceans Environment Outlook is part of a UNEP project to produce state of the environment assessments for the Caribbean, Pacific and the Atlantic and Indian Oceans Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The main objective of these reports is to highlight the state of the en...
ANN REVIEW OF DEV GLOBAL 2004 (A)

Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Countries of the ESCWA Region, 2004 (Arabic language)

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Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries
This is the third annual review of key trends and developments regarding regional integration of the countries of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) region into the global economy. Chapter headings include: the Arab world's share of the global economy; international trade...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2004

Economic Report on Africa 2004

Unlocking Africa's Trade Potential

Series:
Economic Report on Africa
14 Jan 2005
The Economic Report on Africa is an annual series that reviews the continent’s economic performance and near-term prospects. This year’s report’s main conclusion is that trade liberalization alone will not boost growth and poverty reduction in Africa. In 2003, Africa was the second fastest growin...
SUSTAINAB MNGMT HEADWATER RESOURC

Sustainable Management of Headwater Resources

Research from Africa and India

16 Dec 2005
Headwaters are the source of freshwater resources, the margins of drainage basins, and the first and zero order basins that surround every catchment. This book provides an understanding of current and prior situations and provides scientific analyses of local and regional headwater issues in Indi...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2004

Economic Development in Africa 2004

Debt Sustainability - Oasis or Mirage?

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
5 Nov 2004
In the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the international community has set itself a target of reducing poverty by half by the year 2015. Many observers have now come to the conclusion that, on present trends, there is very little likelihood that this objective can be achieved ...
INFO & COMMUN TECHNO FOR AFRICAN

Information and Communication Technologies for African Development

An Assessment of Progress and Challenges Ahead

Series:
ICT Task Force Series
1 Jul 2005
Nowhere is the digital divide more pronounced than in countries of the African continent. Africa is the most unconnected, in an increasingly connected world. Yet, given the broad spectrum of development challenges, including fighting diseases, famine and poverty while striving for socioeconomic, ...
POVERTY REDUCTION & GOOD GOVERNA

Poverty Reduction and Good Governance

Report of the Committee for Development Policy on the Sixth Session (29 March - 4 April 2004)

17 Jun 2005
Within the overall global objective of reducing poverty by half by 2015, a central challenge remains that of improving the economic and social conditions of the more than 600 million inhabitants of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Good governance can be instrumental in achieving poverty redu...
EXCHANGE WEAPONS FOR DEV IN MALI

Exchanging Weapons for Development in Mali

Weapon Collection Programmes Assessed by Local People

8 Oct 2004
This study comprises a participatory review of weapons collection programmes in exchange for development aid from the perspective of the local people. Part of a series of lessons learned from experiences with weapons collection activities in three countries, the report describes the results from ...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2002 V1 P2

African Statistical Yearbook 2002

Vol.I, Part 2 - West Africa

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African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
10 Sep 2004
The 2002 African Statistical Yearbook, the twenty-first issue, presents data arranged on a country basis for 53 Economic Commission for Africa member states, generally for the years 1993 to 2001 or for the last nine years for which data are available. This Volume, covering countries in West Afri...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2002 V1 P1

African Statistical Yearbook 2002

Vol.I, Part 1 - North Africa

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African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
10 Sep 2004
The 2002 African Statistical Yearbook, the twenty-first issue, presents data arranged on a country basis for 53 Economic Commission for Africa member states, generally for the years 1993 to 2001 or for the last nine years for which data are available. This Volume covering countries in North Afri...
ACCELERER L

Accélérer l'Intégration Régionale en Afrique

Vue d'Ensemble

27 Aug 2004
La présente publication revoit les stratégies d’intégration, évalue les retombées qu’elles pourraient avoir pour l’Afrique et passe en revue les expériences réussies, les écueils et les difficultés qui ont jalonné l’histoire menant à la création de l’Union africaine.
COMP INTRA AFRICA RELAT FOREIGN 03

Compendium of Intra-African and Related Foreign Trade Statistics 2003

Series:
Compendium of Intra-African and Related Foreign Trade Statistics
27 Aug 2004
This fourth edition combines Series A and Series C of the former publication: Foreign Trade Statistics for Africa. This publication includes data (English and French) by economic grouping in Africa and selected grouping of Africa. The data is intended for users at the international, regional, sub...
AGRICULT TRADE REFORM & POVER

Agriculture, Trade Reform and Poverty Reduction

Implications for Sub-Saharan Africa

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Policy Issues in International Trade and Commodities Study Series
16 Jul 2004
Prepared by the UN Conference of Trade and Development, this study addresses the effects of WTO trade reform on poverty at three levels: on developing countries as a group; on different types of developing countries; and on different types of households in developing countries. The results point ...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2002 V2 P4

African Statistical Yearbook 2002

Vol.II, Part 4 - East Africa

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African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
30 Jul 2004
This publications contains statistical data on 13 countries in east Africa. The data covers population, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry, transport, communications and international tourism, foreign trade, prices, finance, and social statistics. The information is us...
DESK STUDY THE ENVIRO IN LIBERIA

Desk Study on the Environment in Liberia

25 Jun 2004
This study conducts an assessment of the most pressing environmental issues facing post conflict Liberia. It provides an overview of Liberia’s environment in the context of 14 years of conflict and makes recommendations aimed at integrating environmental management into the reconstruction efforts...
GUIDE TO DESTRUCTION OF SMALL ARMS

A Guide to the Destruction of Small Arms and Light Weapons

The Approach of the South African National Defence Force

30 Apr 2004
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has developed its own procedures for planning, implementing and verifying weapons destruction programmes. This Guide explains how the South African government carried out its own unique exercise to destroy 260,000 surplus small arms. It is designed...
SOUTH SOUTH COOPERATION IN SUPPORT

South-south Cooperation in Support of the New Partnership for Africa's Development

Experiences of Africa - Latin America and the Caribbean

13 Aug 2004
The cooperation between countries of Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean, highlighting the contribution of the countries from the latter region to Africa’s development through South-South cooperation, an important complement to international development cooperation, is reviewed in this tit...