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The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. Its mandate is to promote and accelerate sustainable industrial development in developing countries and economies in transition, and work towards improving living conditions in the worlds poorest countries by drawing on its combined global resources and expertise.

United Nations Industrial Development Organization
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
INDUSTRIAL DEV RPT 2020

Industrial Development Report 2020

Industrializing in the Digital Age

Series:
Industrial Development Report
16 Dec 2019
The emergence and diffusion of advanced digital production (ADP) technologies clustered around the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) is radically altering the nature of manufacturing production, increasingly blurring the boundaries between physical and digital production systems. The significant...
INDUSTRIAL DEV RPT 2018

Industrial Development Report 2018

Demand for Manufacturing - Driving Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development

Series:
Industrial Development Report
22 Mar 2018
Too often, demand is not condidered when discussing industrial development. But the fact that manufacturing consumption is the most visible result of industrial development, and one of its most important drivers, calls for attention. This report argues that under the right set of conditions the c...
INDUSTRIAL DEV RPT 2016

Industrial Development Report 2016

The Role of Technology and Innovation in Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development

Series:
Industrial Development Report
14 Jan 2016
This report looks at how technology and innovation achieves inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID). Its main finding is that ISID is feasible and technology can simultaneously serve all three dimensions of sustainability, including economic, social and environmental. Rapid inclus...
INDUSTRIAL DEV RPT 2013

Industrial Development Report 2013 - Sustaining Employment Growth: The Role of Manufacturing and Structural Change

Sustaining Employment Growth - The Role of Manufacturing and Structural Change

Series:
Industrial Development Report
28 May 2014
The Industrial Development Report 2013 examines the role of structural change and employment and explores the underlying drivers of structural change in manufacturing. While manufacturing employment is growing in developing countries, its decrease in developed countries is being mitigated by the ...
AFRICA INVESTOR RPT 2011 (F)

Africa Investor Report 2011 (French language)

Towards Evidence-based Investment Promotion Strategies

Series:
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...
AFRICA INVESTOR RPT 2011

Africa Investor Report 2011

Towards Evidence-based Investment Promotion Strategies

Series:
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...
INDUSTRIAL DEV RPT 2011

Industrial Development Report 2011

Industrial Energy Efficiency for Sustainable Wealth Creation - Capturing Environmental, Economic and Social Dividends

Series:
Industrial Development Report
27 Mar 2012
This Report demonstrates that a more sustainable energy future is within our reach, and that industrial energy efficiency is key. It shows how industrial energy efficiency can make a difference by providing a detailed comprehensive global assessment of potentials, technologies, economic benefits,...
DIAGNOSTICS INDUSTRIAL VALUE CHAIN

Diagnostics for Industrial Value Chain Development

An Integrated Tool

9 Jan 2012
Promoting industrial value chains in developing countries is a promising approach to foster economic development, create jobs and induce inclusive growth while addressing social and environmental issues. However, such promotion requires understanding of the status of development in the value chai...
AGRIBUSINESS AFRICAS PROSPERITY

Agribusiness for Africa's Prosperity

15 Mar 2012
This publication analyzes the challenges, the potential and opportunities of African agribusiness in the current period of dramatic changes in global agro-industrial markets, and builds a case for agribusiness development as a path to Africa's prosperity. Written by international experts, from ag...
INDUSTRIAL DEV RPT 2009

Industrial Development Report 2009

Breaking In and Moving Up - New Industrial Challenges for the Bottom Billion and the Middle-Income Countries

Series:
Industrial Development Report
11 Mar 2009
The report discusses the opportunities and constraints faced by two groups of countries: the countries of the bottom billion trying to break into global markets for manufactured goods, and the middle-income countries that are striving to move up to more sophisticated manufacturing. It focuses pre...
PUBLIC GOODS FOR ECON DEV

Public Goods for Economic Development

4 Feb 2009
This publication addresses factors that promote or inhibit successful provision of the four key international public goods: financial stability, international trade regime, international diffusion of technological knowledge and global environment. Without these goods, developing countries are una...
SCHEMAS D

Schémas D'internationalisation Pour Les Entreprises De Pays En Développement

Alliances Et Coentreprises

11 Mar 2009
Cet ouvrage s’adresse principalement aux chefs d’entreprises et aux décideurs des pays en développement. Il donne les clés pour comprendre et exploiter les stratégies d ‘implantation sur les marches. Ce qui permet aux entreprises concernées d’être plus compétitives, en renforçant leurs liens av...
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...
UNIDO INDUSTRIAL DEV 2005 (CD)

Industrial Development Reports 2002/2003-2004-2005 (CD-ROM)

28 Jul 2006
The Industrial Development Report series is intended to build on development policy experience and contribute to a refinement of the international development agenda. Aiming to provide highly context-specific policy guidance, the Reports in the series pay special attention to current needs and ca...
TECHNOLOGY FORESIGHT CD

Technology Foresight

A UNIDO-ICS Initiative for Latin America and the Caribbean (CD-ROM)

30 Jun 2006
This CD-Rom contains the proceedings of a workshop held in Trieste, Italy. The objective of this workshop was to create an international platform of discussion to ensure that the interest in technology foresight in the Latin America and the Caribbean region is real and backed by practical intenti...
MANUAL THE ESSENTIAL OIL (CD)

Manual on the Essential Oil Industry, A (CD-ROM)

30 Jun 2006
Many developing countries are rich in aromatic plants and this renewable resource could be industrially utilized to produce essential oils for economic benefit. The presentations published in this manual were made at the third UNIDO workshop on essential oil and aroma chemical industries. The pra...
HOW TO START MANUFACTURING (CD)

How to Start Manufacturing Industries

Technological and Investment Perspectives (CD-ROM)

30 Jun 2006
A problem often facing individuals and institutions in developing countries, especially ministries of industry, investment banks, development corporations and other bodies involved in or entrusted with industrial development, is to visualize what it would be realistic to manufacture and what such...
RAPPORT SUR DEV INDUSTRIEL 2004

Rapport sur le Développement Industriel 2004

L'industrialisation, l'environnement et les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement en Afrique Subsaharienne - La Nouvelle Frontière dans la Lutte Contre la Pauvreté, Résumé Analytique

1 Jun 2004
INDUSTRIAL DEV RPT 2005

Industrial Development Report 2005

Capacity Building for Catching-up - Historical, Empirical and Policy Dimensions

Series:
Industrial Development Report
13 Jan 2006
In a world increasingly driven by innovation, framework conditions that are a prerequisite of economic catch-up have been transformed so as to encompass the various dimensions of innovative development as key ingredient. This edition of the Report argues that from the perspective of domestic poli...
ECON DEV & UN REFORM

Economic Development and UN Reform

Towards a Common Agenda for Action - A Proposal in the Context of the Millennium Development Goals

8 Apr 2005
This book is a practical proposal by the Director-General of UNIDO, Carlos A. Magariños, to increase the policy coherence and operational effectiveness of the UN system in the field of economic development. Its core aim is to reorganize the economic development functions of the system by agreeing...
INDUSTRIAL DEV RPT 2004

Industrial Development Report 2004

Industrialization, Environment and the Millennium Development Goals in Sub-Saharan Africa - The New Frontier in the Fight against Poverty

Series:
Industrial Development Report
29 Jul 2005
The Industrial Development Report is intended to build on development policy experience and contribute to a refinement of the international development agenda. The Report pays special attention to current needs and capabilities in the developing countries in general, and the least developed among...
INVESTMENT PROJECT PREPARATION CD

Investment Project Preparation and Appraisal (IPPA)

Teaching Materials (CD-ROM)

30 Jun 2006
The experience over the past three decades has revealed a pattern of deficiency in the adequacy of investment appraisal in the developing world. The need for a compact, comprehensive, well-coordinated and cohesive set of teaching materials for short courses in Investment Project Preparation and A...