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Tag: Sustainable development

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 May 18  News
Starting today, in Addis: Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development. Pointers: Agenda and programme, Side events, Documents. Highlighted docume...
New strategic directions of the ECA: Putting ideas into action for an empowered and transformed Africa

New strategic directions of the ECA: Putting ideas into action for an empowered and transformed Africa

11 May 18  News
The year 2018 marks the sixtieth anniversary of the establishment of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). The occasion presents an opportunity to reflect on the contribution o...
The future of work in African agriculture: Trends and drivers of change

The future of work in African agriculture: Trends and drivers of change

10 May 18  News
This ILO report synthesises available evidence regarding how salient demographic and economic trends in sub-Saharan Africa are influencing the future of work in agriculture. It als...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 May 18  News
Eckart Naumann: Trump’s steel and aluminium tariff action – putting America first? (tralac) This paper includes an overview of the recently published trade policy agenda to pr...
IMF sets out policy steps to reduce vulnerabilities and raise sub-Saharan Africa’s medium-term growth

IMF sets out policy steps to reduce vulnerabilities and raise sub-Saharan Africa’s medium-term growth

08 May 18  News
Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is projected to pick up modestly from 2⅔ percent in 2017 to 3½ percent in 2018, the IMF said in its latest Regional Economic Outlook for sub-Saharan...
Trade in services for inclusive and sustainable development: Water and sanitation, energy and food-related logistics

Trade in services for inclusive and sustainable development: Water and sanitation, energy and food-related logistics

08 May 18  News
Experts met in Geneva from 7-8 May 2018 to examine how to facilitate and expand services trade to achieve the relevant Sustainable Development Goals under the 2030 Agenda, with a f...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 May 18  News
The two-day Ministerial Session of the EAC Council starts today in Arusha. The meeting will, inter alia, consider the Status of Implementation of the EAC Brand Architecture Strateg...
President Kagame co-chairs Broadband Commission Meeting, addresses Transform Africa Economic Forum

President Kagame co-chairs Broadband Commission Meeting, addresses Transform Africa Economic Forum

07 May 18  News
President Paul Kagame this morning co-chaired the opening of the 2018 Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development Annual Spring Meeting alongside Co-chair, Carlos Slim, a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 May 18  News
Consultant to support the AfCFTA negotiations process: The consultant will, inter alia, perform the following key tasks: Assist in the finalization of the annexes to the AfCFTA Ag...
Eastern Africa has doubled its income per capita in a decade: ECA

Eastern Africa has doubled its income per capita in a decade: ECA

04 May 18  News
Eastern Africa continues to grow rapidly. As a result, the region’s average per capita income reached 740 USD in 2016, double the figure ten years earlier. “Albeit from a very...
DG Azevêdo launches report on role of trade in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

DG Azevêdo launches report on role of trade in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

04 May 18  News
WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo met UN Secretary-General António Guterres on 3 May 2018 to present him with a new WTO report on how trade is contributing to achieving the Un...
Debt warning lights flash for poorest countries, experts say

Debt warning lights flash for poorest countries, experts say

04 May 18  News
Top economists from UNCTAD and the International Monetary Fund agree it’s time to sound the alarm on rising public debt in many low-income countries but disagree on how loudly th...
IMF regional consultation with the West African Economic and Monetary Union

IMF regional consultation with the West African Economic and Monetary Union

26 Apr 18  News
On March 26, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with WAEMU. Economic activity remains strong but vu...
A new vision for the cocoa sector: Berlin Declaration of the 4th World Cocoa Conference

A new vision for the cocoa sector: Berlin Declaration of the 4th World Cocoa Conference

26 Apr 18  News
The 4th World Cocoa Conference was held on 22-25 April 2018 in Berlin, Germany. The four-day event saw intense but engaging and exciting conversation, dialogue, debate, b...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Apr 18  News
Request for research proposals: Regional growth and development for southern Africa’s prosperity. Deadline for submissions: 25 May 2018 Featured African trade and development ne...
African Financial Governance Outlook: Effective public financial management for sustainable development

African Financial Governance Outlook: Effective public financial management for sustainable development

24 Apr 18  News
The AfDB and ACBF have published the first African Financial Governance Outlook (AFGO), a new flagship report to enrich understanding of public financial management (PFM) and its c...
Africa’s energy transition: Opportunities and challenges for decent work

Africa’s energy transition: Opportunities and challenges for decent work

24 Apr 18  News
Africa’s energy landscape is changing, but not in a uniform direction. New discoveries of oil and gas are accompanying the expansion of renewable energy generation. What does the...
Structural change for inclusive and sustainable industrial development

Structural change for inclusive and sustainable industrial development

24 Apr 18  News
This report from the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) highlights the importance of the manufacturing sector in economic development and, with a focus...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Apr 18  News
CHOGM 2018 updates Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Communiqué: “Towards a Common Future” On Intra-Commonwealth Trade and Investment: “With the goal of expanding i...
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Communiqué: “Towards a Common Future”

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Communiqué: “Towards a Common Future”

20 Apr 18  News
Introduction Commonwealth Heads of Government met in the United Kingdom from 19 to 20 April 2018 and discussed how the Commonwealth can contribute to a future which is fairer, m...

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