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DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2004

Le développement économique en Afrique 2004

Endettement viable - Oasis ou mirage?

Series:
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)

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
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

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...