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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

Series:
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

Series:
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...
ASSESS REG INTEG AFRICA #1

Assessing Regional Integration in Africa

ECA Policy Research Report

Series:
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA)
27 Aug 2004
This report provides a comprehensive evaluation of the state of Africa's integration process, showing where efforts have succeeded or failed including why intra African trade remains low; and how lack of macro-economic policy convergence and insufficient infrastructures hamper integration.
ASSESS REG INTEG AFRICA OVERVIEW

Accelerating Regional Integration in Africa I

Overview

Series:
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA)
27 Aug 2004
This overview is drawn from the groundbreaking policy research report “Assessing Regional Integration in Africa” (Sales No. E.04.II.K.3). It reflects on the integration agenda, revisits some of its payoffs for Africa, and considers the best experiences, the pitfalls, and the challenges in moving ...
SCORING AFRICAN LEADERSHIP

Scoring African Leadership for Better Health

22 Oct 2004
The combined effect of AIDS and other diseases in Africa is devastating. They are destroying livelihoods, accentuating poverty, undermining countries’ productive capacities, overwhelming health systems and threatening national security. In response to these alarming trends, African Heads of State...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2001 V2 P4

African Statistical Yearbook 2001

Vol.II, Part 4 - East Africa

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
16 Apr 2004
This publication, which constitutes the fourth part of Volume II, covers the thirteen countries in East Africa. The statistics presented are arranged on a country basis and cover such areas as: population, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry, transport, communications a...
SUPPORTING AFRICA EFFORTS ACHIEVE

Supporting Africa's Efforts to Achieve Sustainable Development

Series:
Dialogues at the Economic and Social Council
11 Jun 2004
This publication is a compilation of presentations and papers that focus on the topic, Supporting Africa’s Efforts to Achieve Sustainable Development. They were presented at the High-Level Segment meetings of the United Nations Economic and Social Council in 2001. The papers discuss poverty, agri...
INTL CRIM TRIBUN RWANDA 2001/02 CD

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda 2001-2002

Basic Documents and Case Law (CD-ROM)

26 Mar 2004
This updated edition, in both English and French, contains the Tribunal’s basic documents and case law for the period 2001-2002, as well as its publications and various United Nations documents. The CD-ROM will be an invaluable reference tool for various legal professionals, law students and the ...
COOPERER POUR PAIX AFRIQUE CENTRAL

Coopérer pour la Paix en Afrique Centrale

14 Jan 2004
L’Afrique centrale continue d’être une zone extrêmement affectée par les conflits armés. Pourtant, cette sous-région a initié depuis une décennie, avec l’appui des Nations Unies, un important processus de prévention de la violence et de consolidation de la paix. Ce processus a pour pilier le Comi...
AFRICAN MEDIA & ICT4D DOCU

African Media and ICT4D

Documentary Evidence - A Baseline Study on the State of Media Reporting on ICT Information Society and Issues in Africa

26 Mar 2004
This book is a milestone in the development of Africa’s information society. It measures the long distance between performance and potential of the continent’s media in regard to bridging the digital divide. The study shows how Africa’s information elite is afflicted by information-poverty when...
AFRICAN WATER JOURNAL

African Water Journal

27 Aug 2004
Published twice a year, African Water Journal, is a joint flagship publications of the major stakeholders of the African Water Sector. The Journal is intended to consolidate and disseminate the growing knowledge base in Africa in water resources development and management and to share this inform...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2003

Economic Development in Africa 2003

Trade Performance and Commodity Dependence

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
12 Mar 2004
This report reviews the structure and composition of Africa’s trade along with the associated problems of commodity dependence. It also attempts to place in perspective the reasons for Africa's poor performance and its declining share in world trade. In addition, the report appeals for a new inte...
INVEST POLICY REV LESOTHO

Investment Policy Review - Lesotho

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
12 Mar 2004
This Review on Lesotho provides an overview of the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the country, including the most recent trends and developments. It examines the legal investment framework currently in place and identifies new areas of high FDI potential. The Review is intended to improve Les...
DESTROYING SURPLUS WEAPONS AN ASSE

Destroying Surplus Weapons

An Assessment of Experience in South Africa and Lesotho

21 Nov 2003
This publication reviews and evaluates the experience of South Africa and Lesotho with the disposal of surplus weapons and management of their stocks. The aim of the book is to highlight the lessons from South Africa and Lesotho, and thereby encourage other governments to carry out similar progra...
AGRICULT BIODIVERSITY IN SMALL

Agricultural Biodiversity in Smallholder Farms of East Africa

5 Dec 2003
This book documents how smallholder farmers in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda are protecting a diversity of biological species on their farmlands. The publication is based on the fieldwork of the United Nations University Project on People, Land Management and Environmental Change (PLEC) that studies...
ASIA & AFRICA THE GLOBAL ECON

Asia and Africa in the Global Economy

5 Dec 2003
This book brings forward a crucial issue of how to manage the process of strategic integration into the global economy. The performance of Asian and African economies over recent decades clearly shows that engagement with the global economy can play a key role in advancing development. Asia and ...
LUTTE CONTRE LA PROLIFERATION DES

Lutte Contre la Prolifération des Armes Légères en Afrique de l'Ouest

Manuel de Formation des Forces Armées et de Sécurité

7 Nov 2003
Cet ouvrage porte sur les armes légères et de petit calibre en Afrique de l’Ouest. Il étudie certaines des actions menées pour lutter contre ce problème, qu’il s’agisse d’initiatives régionales, de projets de la société civile, de solutions techniques ou juridiques, ou d’options reposant sur le l...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2003

Economic Report on Africa 2003

Accelerating the Pace of Development

Series:
Economic Report on Africa
29 Aug 2003
The Economic Report on Africa 2003 is the fourth in an annual series that reviews the continent’s economic performance and near-term prospects. This year’s report builds on the work of the three previous reports by laying out an agenda for Africa based on systematic benchmarking of economic perfo...
MNGMT CAPITAL FLOWS COMPARATIVE

Management of Capital Flows

Comparative Experiences and Implications for Africa

8 Aug 2003
This publication contains seven papers that were presented at a workshop on management of capital flows, organized jointly by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development secretariat (UNCTAD) and the Government of Egypt in March 2001. The aim of the workshop was to enhance understanding...
INVEST POLICY REV GHANA

Investment Policy Review - Ghana

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
8 Aug 2003
Ghana is making a comeback in terms of attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) after the economy had suffered a temporary setback in 1998. This publication reviews the investment climate in the West African nation. It is divided into four parts. The first part evaluates FDI trends in recent ye...
AFRICAN GROWTH & OPPORTUNITY

African Growth and Opportunity Act, The

A Preliminary Assessment

8 Aug 2003
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) was enacted into law as part of the Trade and Development Act of 2000, based on the general philosophy of “trade, not aid” as the chief tool for promoting economic development. This report offers an early assessment of the utility of the AGOA tariff p...
VITAL CLIMATE GRAPHICS AFRICA

Vital Climate Graphics

Africa - The Impacts of Climate Change

8 Aug 2003
This document uses graphics to illustrate how climatic factors such as surface temperature, sea level and global warmth, impact water, health and food in the African community. The colorful graphics are part of a series coordinated by GRID-Arendal, to turn complex scientific information into easy...
INVEST POLICY REV BOTSWANA

Investment Policy Review - Botswana

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
6 Jun 2003
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has been the driving force in moving the economy of Botswana from that of a least developed country status to one of a middle-income country. The country aims to continue this rapid growth while at the same time diversifying its economy. This paper reveals how the ...
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L'Avenir de l'Environnement en Afrique

Le Passé, le Présent et les Perspectives d'Avenir

14 Mar 2003
L'avenir de l'environnement en Afrique (AEO) constitue un outil exceptionnel fournissant une analyse sur l'état de l'environnement au cours des 30 dernières années, sur les forces agissantes derrière les modifications de l'environnement et leurs conséquences sur le développement économique et so...
INTEGR ASSESS IMPACT TRADE SENEGAL

Integrated Assessment of Trade Liberalization and Trade-related Policies

A Country Study on Fisheries Sector in Senegal

14 Mar 2003
In Senegal, fishing has become an essential component of national development. The fishing industry is the countries leading foreign exchange earner, provides jobs to over 600,000 people, and meets an important portion of the population’s protein needs. However, the over exploitation of the coun...