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AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2021

African Statistical Yearbook 2021

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
13 Jan 2023
The Yearbook series is a result of joint efforts by major African regional organizations to set up a joint data collection mechanism of socioeconomic data on African countries as well as the development of a common harmonized database. This Yearbook is meant to break with the practices of the pas...
MADE BY AFRICA

Made by Africa

Creating Value through Integration

13 Jan 2023
Pharmaceuticals, baby food, cotton clothing and cars are the four focus value chains of this report. Together they are poised to increase intraregional trade in Africa, reduce imports, diversify economies and create jobs for women and youth. The sectors were selected from 94 promising value chain...
HARNES POT NUT PRO EXP DIV DEV LAN

Harnessing the Potential of Nutraceutical Products for Export Diversification and Development in Landlocked Developing Countries

Assessment of Comparative Advantages and Binding Constraints

20 Jan 2023
The present publication examines the potential, opportunities and challenges facing selected LLDCs from Africa, Asia, and Latin America (in particular, Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and Nepal) in making the best of their biodiversity and biogenetic resources where they have...
NAT PROD CAPA GAP ASSMT ZAMBIA

National Productive Capacities Gap Assessment: Zambia

23 Jan 2023
Zambia belongs to the least developed countries' (LDCs) and landlocked developing countries’ (LLDCs) groups. The country has made socioeconomic progress in some areas, but still exhibits many of the challenges afflicting LDCs in general. Zambia’s economy remains significantly dependent on the min...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2022

Rapport sur le développement économique en Afrique 2022

Repenser les fondements de la diversification des exportations en Afrique: le rôle catalyseur des services financiers et des services aux entreprises

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
5 Dec 2022
Le rapport examine comment les pays africains peuvent s'efforcer de diversifier leurs exportations en identifiant des mécanismes réalisables et innovants pour les politiques d'investissement et de commerce afin de stimuler les incitations à détourner les activités économiques vers des secteurs tr...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2022

Economic Development in Africa Report 2022

Rethinking the Foundations of Export Diversification in Africa: The Catalytic Role of Business and Financial Services

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
29 Jul 2022
The report examines how African countries can work towards diversifying their exports by identifying feasible and innovative mechanisms for investment and trade policies to drive incentives to divert economic activities into transformative sectors. It aims to equip African governments and develop...
KENYA ETRADE READNESS ASSESSMNT

Kenya eTrade Readiness Assessment

29 Jul 2022
The Kenya eTrade Readiness Assessment is the fifth assessment conducted by UNCTAD in a non-LDC country and follows an enhanced methodology. As per this methodology, surveys were disseminated as part of the data collection effort. In Kenya, they targeted respondents in three distinct groups, i.e.,...
ECONOMIC REPORT ON AFRICA 2021

Economic Report on Africa 2021

Addressing Poverty and Vulnerability in Africa During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Series:
Economic Report on Africa
14 May 2022
The report applies a poverty-vulnerability-resilience framework to examine the impact of COVID-19 on household well-being in Africa. The report emphasizes the dynamic nature of poverty since some of the poor are not poor all the time, though they are often vulnerable because of exposure to a mult...
SCIENCE TECHNO & INNOVAT ZAMBIA

Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review: Zambia

12 May 2022
The Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review of Zambia has three fundamental goals. Its first goal is to offer Zambia an assessment of activities and institutions that make up its innovation ecosystem. The second goal is to draw attention to important socio-economic development questions ...
GEOG INDIC PROTEC MOZ WHITE PRAWNS

The Case for Geographical Indication Protection of the Mozambique White Prawn

11 Nov 2022
This study analyses the Mozambique experience of protecting and promoting fisheries with an emphasis on exploring geographical indication (GI) protection for the white prawn of Mozambique. It is achieved through an in-depth review of data collected from local stakeholders, reports based on past t...
ENVIRO PERF REV MOROCCO 2ND

Environmental Performance Reviews: Morocco

Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
9 Dec 2022
This report contains Morocco's second environmental performance review. It takes stock of Morocco's progress in managing its environment since its first review in 2013. It covers legal and policy frameworks and mechanisms for ensuring environmental compliance and addresses the topics of greening ...
ENVIRO PERF REV MOROCCO 2ND (F)

Examen des performances environnementales: Maroc

Deuxième examen

29 Nov 2022
Ce rapport contient le deuxième examen de performance environnementale du Maroc. Il fait le point sur les progrès réalisés par le Maroc dans la gestion de son environnement depuis son premier examen en 2013. Il couvre les cadres juridiques et politiques et les mécanismes d'assurance de la conform...
CROSS-BRDER TRADE PANDEMC ENVRNMNT

Cross-Border Trade in the Pre- and Post-Pandemic Environment

Evidence from Malawi, the United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia

2 Jun 2022
Since 2016, UNCTAD has been working to support women in informal cross-border trade in sub-Saharan Africa, carrying out analytical, capacity-building and policy advocacy activities. This report describes the results of an impact assessment of the capacity-building activities that UNCTAD conducted...
CELEB 50 YRS LDC CATEGORY

A Special Issue to Celebrate the 50 Years of the LDC Category

Bringing the Voice of the Least Developed Countries into the G20 Policy Agenda

2 Jun 2022
The publication discusses the following issues: 1. Boosting Africa's and LDCs' agency in the G20; 2. Boosting quality and climate-resilient infrastructure in developing countries: Policy proposals form the T20; 3. How can the G20 support innovative mechanisms to mobilize financial resources for L...
IRC RESRCH RPT TEACH ATTEND GAMBIA

Time to Teach: Teacher Attendance and Time on Task in Primary Schools in The Gambia

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
26 Oct 2021
The international standards for teaching time in a year are 880 hours. In The Gambia, dedicated teaching time in a year is 734 hours. This reduced time is exacerbated by teacher absenteeism that varies across the different regions in the country from 12 to 30%, and is a barrier to achieving the r...
IRC RESRCH RPT TEACH ATTEND GUINEA

Time to Teach: Teacher Attendance and Time on Task in Primary Schools in Guinea-Bissau

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
20 Oct 2021
Teacher absenteeism is one of the most troubling obstacles on the path toward universal access to learning opportunities at school. Over the past decades, studies have found that teacher absenteeism is particularly prevalent in certain parts of Africa. While Guinea-Bissau has not administered or ...
IRC RESRCH RPT ECON CRISIS & CHILD

Economic Crisis and Child Well-being in the West and Central Africa Region

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
28 Oct 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic that swept over the world from early 2020 has triggered both health and economic shocks of unprecedented proportions in recent memory. Some estimates suggest that the consequences of these shocks will likely erase most of the progress made in global development over the past...
IRC RESRCH RPT REIMAGINING MIGRATI

Reimagining Migration Responses in Somaliland and Puntland

Learning from Migrant Children and Young People’s Experiences - Summary Report

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
15 Sep 2021
Migration is a regular feature of life in the Horn of Africa. It takes multiple forms and is driven by numerous factors, including personal aspirations, economic exclusion and forced displacement as a consequence of inter-ethnic communal violence or natural disasters. As part of a regional resear...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2021

Review of Maritime Transport 2021

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
13 Dec 2021
The Review of Maritime Transport 2021 provides an in-depth analysis and update on developments in seaborne trade, the maritime industry and markets, key performance indicators, and the legal and regulatory environment. The 2021 issue includes a new chapter on maritime trade facilitation issues, c...
REPT SG NEW PARTNER AFRICA DEVELOP

Report of the Secretary-General New Partnership for Africa's Development

Eighteenth Consolidated Progress Report on Implementation and International Support

7 Sep 2021
The report is prepared in response to General Assembly resolution A/74/301 requesting the Secretary-General to submit on an annual basis a comprehensive and action-oriented report on the implementation of the resolution, based on the provision of inputs from Governments, organizations of the Unit...
DURABLE PEACE AND SUST DEV AFRICA

Promotion of Durable Peace and Sustainable Development in Africa

Report of the Secretary-General

27 Aug 2021
Across the world, but notably in Africa, instability and conflict continue to generate and exacerbate poverty and institutional fragility, which in turn decrease resilience and the prospects for peace. Conflict has many different causes, drivers, and triggers. This publication examines the challe...
NAT ICT POL REV ECOMM STR BOTSWA

UNCTAD ICT Policy Review and National E-commerce Strategy for Botswana

22 Dec 2021
With the rapid uptake of information and communications technologies (ICTs), growing digitalization in both developed and developing countries, and the catalytic role of new technological innovations in business and consumer markets, global value chains, and international trade, e-commerce has be...
ASSESS REG INTEG AFRICA #10

Assessing Regional Integration in Africa X

Africa’s Services Trade Liberalization and Integration Under the AfCFTA

Series:
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA)
18 Mar 2022
The tenth edition of the report on Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA X) is on the theme: “Africa’s services trade liberalization and integration under the AfCFTA”. The report seeks to deepen understanding and appreciation of the critical role of services to trade, production and the ...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2020

African Statistical Yearbook 2020

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
24 Jun 2021
This annual publication, jointly produced by the African Development Bank, the African Union Commission, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, is a result of the collaboration that exists among the three pan-African organizations in the field of statistics. This synergistic colla...