Africa can help feed Africa

Prices for basic staple food are back in the headlines—they are rising again. This is bad news for those among Africa’s poor who consume more food than what they can produce. Think especially of poor families living in cities: they spend the majority of their income on simple foodstuffs. Rising food prices . . . → Read More: Africa can help feed Africa

African Statistical Yearbook 2010

The African Statistical Yearbook which is jointly produced by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Union Commission (AUC), and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) makes a key contribution to economic policy analysis and the monitoring of progress in vital economic and social sectors in the continent. Up-to-date and reliable statistics . . . → Read More: African Statistical Yearbook 2010

ECA Economic Report on Africa 2010

The Economic Report on Africa (ERA) 2010 is a joint undertaking between the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC). ERA 2010 broadly assesses recent global economic developments, and economic and social conditions and emerging issues in Africa, including trade negotiations, financing development and climate change.

The report . . . → Read More: ECA Economic Report on Africa 2010

Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA III)

This publication focuses on the theme of macroeconomic policy convergence, monetary and financial integration in Africa’s Regional Economic Communities.

Because it helps increase growth, trade and investments, the pursuit of macroeconomic stability and monetary integration is crucial for Africa’s integration efforts. At the core of these efforts are prudent fiscal, monetary, exchange rate and . . . → Read More: Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA III)