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ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2012

Economic Development in Africa Report 2012

Structural Transformation and Sustainable Development in Africa

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Economic Development in Africa Report
3 Jan 2013
This report provides concrete policy recommendations for African policy makers and their development partners on how to promote sustainable structural transformation in Africa, meaning a sustainable structural transformation that integrates the relative decoupling of natural resource use and envi...
RAPPORT SUR DEV HUMAIN AFRIQU 2012

Rapport sur le développement humain en Afrique 2012

Vers une sécurité alimentaire durable

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Rapport sur le développement humain en Afrique
29 Jul 2015
e rapport indique clairement que l’amélioration de la sécurité alimentaire en Afrique subsaharienne ne repose pas seulement sur l’augmentation de la production agricole, ni même sur le renforcement de la nutrition, même si ces deux éléments sont essentiels. Il repose sur la mise en place d’un cha...
AFRICA HUMAN DEV RPT 2012

Africa Human Development Report 2012

Towards a Food Secure Future

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Africa Human Development Report
9 May 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest prevalence of hunger in the world. Until this situation improves, the human development prospects of millions of Africans will remain at risk. UNDP’s first Africa Human Development Report shows that food security and human development reinforce each other. If Af...
EXORCISING DEMONS WITHIN

Exorcising the Demons Within

Xenophobia, Violence and Statecraft in Contemporary South Africa

25 Jun 2012
On 11 May 2008, residents of Alexandra Township turned violently on their neighbours, launching a string of attacks that, two weeks later, left 60 dead, dozens raped and over a hundred thousand displaced. This book situates recent anti-outsider violence within an extended history of South African...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2012

Economic Report on Africa 2012

Unleashing Africa’s Potential as a Pole of Global Growth

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Economic Report on Africa
5 Sep 2012
This publication assesses long-term trends in Africa’s growth, analyses the factors behind the recent growth momentum, and provides global perspectives on the key challenges to be addressed, which are critical to unleashing the role of Africa as a global growth pole. The main aim of this publicat...
RAPPORT ECONOMIQ AFRIQUE 2012

Rapport économique sur l'Afrique 2012

Libérer le potentiel de l'Afrique en tant que pôle de croissance mondiale

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Rapport économique sur l'Afrique
5 Oct 2012
This publication assesses long-term trends in Africa’s growth, analyses the factors behind the recent growth momentum, and provides global perspectives on the key challenges to be addressed, which are critical to unleashing the role of Africa as a global growth pole. The main aim of this publicat...
AFRICA INVESTOR RPT 2011 (F)

Africa Investor Report 2011 (French language)

Towards Evidence-based Investment Promotion Strategies

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ONUDI Rapport sur les investisseurs en Afrique
31 Dec 2011
The report has two key objectives - to identify “quality” FDI and to seek an optimal allocation of scarce public funds in Africa by facilitating (largely through IPAs) the attraction of these investments. Close to 7000 firms (with 36% having foreign involvement) were interviewed in 19 Sub-Saharan...
HIV AIDS & SECURITY SECTOR AFRICA

HIV/AIDS and the Security Sector in Africa

28 Apr 2012
Throughout history, communicable diseases have weakened the capacity of state institutions to perform core security functions, which compelled many African countries to initiate policies aimed at addressing the impact of HIV/AIDS on the armed forces, police and prisons. These policies address: 1)...
AFRICA INVESTOR RPT 2011

Africa Investor Report 2011

Towards Evidence-based Investment Promotion Strategies

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UNIDO Africa Investor Report
24 Jul 2012
The report has two key objectives - to identify “quality” foreign direct investment (FDI) and to seek an optimal allocation of scarce public funds in Africa by facilitating (largely through investment promotion agencies) the attraction of these investments. Close to 7000 firms (with 36% having fo...
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

The Democratic Republic of the Congo

Post-conflict Environmental Assessment Synthesis for Policy Makers

7 Mar 2012
This report presents the findings of the Post-conflict Environmental Assessment of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and provides detailed recommendations for follow-up action. The sectors investigated include natural disasters and desertification, linkages between conflict and environment, th...
ASSESS REG INTEG AFRICA #5

Assessing Regional Integration in Africa V

Towards an African Continental Free Trade Area

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Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA)
11 Jan 2013
This publication comes at a time of renewed enthusiasm for shortening the period of the vision of the Abuja Treaty. The publication's overall objective is to provide analytical research that defines frameworks for African governments, the African Union and the Regional Economic Communities, towar...
CRIME VICTIMIZATION IN AFRICA

Crime Victimization in Africa

The Report provides an overview of patterns and forms of crime victimization in Africa. On the basis of recent surveys conducted in 11 African countries, it explores the main forms of crime experienced by the population and existing relationships with social and economic development. It also prov...
TRANS ORG CRIME W AFR THREAT ASSE

Transnational Organized Crime in West Africa

A Threat Assessment

30 Jul 2013
This regional assessment is broadly focused on transnational organized crime (including drug trafficking) issues and the linkages with development, governance and security in West Africa. This Report is intended to provide a more comprehensive and nuanced picture of contraband flows, criminal mar...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2011

African Statistical Yearbook 2011

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African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
14 Nov 2011
This publication provides users with quality statistical information to enhance Africa’s development initiatives. It aims to break with past practices, whereby each regional/subregional organization published their own statistical data on African countries. It is expected that the joint collectio...
ORGANIZ CRIME & INSTABILITY CENTRL

Organized Crime and Instability in Central Africa

A Threat Assessment

30 Apr 2013
No area of the world faces a greater challenge with regard to resource-related conflict than Central Africa. The violence and instability in the region has cost millions of lives, ranking among the most deadly in recent history. All those presently indicted by the International Criminal Court com...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2011

Le développement économique en Afrique rapport 2011

Promouvoir le développement industriel en Afrique dans le nouvel environnement mondial

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Développement économique en Afrique, Le
23 Apr 2013
Le rapport développe des idées pragmatiques sur la manière de promouvoir l'industralisation en Afrique dans un contexte mondial nouveau marqué par le renforcement du régionalisme, ainsi que le rôle de plus en plus important d'autres pays en développement sur la scène économique africaine, et ce d...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2011

Economic Development in Africa Report 2011

Fostering Industrial Development in Africa in the New Global Environment

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Economic Development in Africa Report
7 Oct 2011
This publication examines the status of industrial development in Africa with a focus on the identification of stylized facts associated with African manufacturing. It provides an analysis of past attempts at promoting industrial development in the region and the lessons learned from these experi...
ACCOUNTABLE GOV IN AFRICA PUBLIC

Accountable Government in Africa

Perspectives from Public Law and Political Studies

23 Feb 2012
A number of leading experts in the fields of public law, political science and democratization studies contributed to this book to identify ways of making African governments accountable and describe the extent to which these mechanisms work in practice. It presents new knowledge about legal and ...
PUBLIC WORKS & SOCIAL PROTECTION

Public Works and Social Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa

Do Public Works Work for the Poor?

4 Dec 2012
Public Works Programmes (PWPs) are widely implemented in developing countries, often with funding from major international donor agencies. They provide employment for the chronically poor while creating assets for the state, offering a transfer of welfare which is also a tangible economic investm...
STATE OF AFRICAN CITIES 2010

The State of African Cities 2010

Governance, Inequality and Urban Land Markets

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The State of African Cities
7 Apr 2011
This Report goes above and beyond the first Report, which provided a general overview of housing and urban management issues in Africa. While examining poverty, slum incidence and governance, this Report sheds more light on inequity in African cities, and in this respect follows the main theme o...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2011

Economic Report on Africa 2011

Governing Development in Africa - The Role of the State in Economic Transformation

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Economic Report on Africa
31 Oct 2011
Many African economies are still characterized by a heavy reliance on the primary sector, high vulnerability to external shocks, jobless growth and slow progress towards social development. It is essential for African countries to promote economic diversification and structural transformation as ...
RAPPORT ECONOMIQ AFRIQUE 2011

Rapport économique sur l'Afrique 2011

Gérer le développement : Le rôle de l’État dans la transformation économique

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Rapport économique sur l'Afrique
14 Aug 2012
De nombreuses économies africaines sont toujours caractérisées par une forte dépendance vis-à-vis du secteur primaire, une grande vulnérabilité aux chocs extérieurs, la hausse du chômage et la lenteur des progrès dans le développement social. Il est essentiel, pour les pays africains, de promouvo...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2010

African Statistical Yearbook 2010

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African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
29 Aug 2011
The African Statistical Yearbook aims to break with past practices, whereby each regional/subregional organization published their own statistical data on African countries. It is expected that the joint collection and sharing of data between regional institutions will promote a wider use of coun...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2009

African Statistical Yearbook 2009

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African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
31 Oct 2011
The 2009 African Statistical Yearbook, the first issue of a series, is a result of joint efforts by major African regional organizations to set up a join data collection mechanism of socioeconomic data on African countries as well as the development of a common harmonized database. It is expected...
DYNAMIQUE CHANGEMENT SOCIAL

La Dynamique du Changement Social

Vers L'abandon de L'excision/Mutilation Génitale Féminine dans Cinq pays Africains

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Insight Innocenti
2 Mar 2011
Après avoir procédé à l’analyse de la dynamique sociale qui sous-tend l’éradication de l’excision et mutilation génitale féminine (E/MGF) dans cinq pays - l’Égypte, l’Éthiopie, le Kenya, le Sénégal et le Soudan - cet Innocenti Insight se propose de promouvoir l’élaboration de mesures politiques e...
AFRICA WATER ATLAS

Africa Water Atlas

16 Jan 2011
This Africa Water Atlas is a visual account of Africa's endowment and use of water resources, revealed through 224 maps and 104 satellite images, as well as some 500 graphics, hundreds of compelling photos plus a brief profile of the water situation in every country. These vividly illustrate a su...
INTL CRIM TRIB RWANDA 1995/2010

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

Basic Documents and Case Law 1995-2010 DVD and CD-Rom

22 Aug 2011
The present compilation covering period 1995-2010 is a collection of the DVD and CD-ROM. This publication is testimony to the Tribunal’s accomplishments and an important part of its legacy. The “ICTR Basic Documents and Case Law” serves as an invaluable reference tool for various legal profession...
INTL MIGRATION LAW & POL RESPONDIN

International Migration Law and Policies

Responding to Migration Challenges in Western and Northern Africa

15 Jul 2012
This publication is the outcome of the Round Table organized by the International Institute of Humanitarian Law and IOM, in Dakar, Senegal in December 2009. The report, written in the original languages of discussion during the event (English-French), covers specific issues such as trafficking an...