“For Africa as a whole, intra-African trade would be about 34% higher with the AfCFTA implementation in 2045 as compared to a situation without AfCFTA” - 2023 ECA Economic Assessment of the AfCFTA Agreement
Supports member States in their endeavor to achieve accelerated job creation, sustained economic growth and prosperity through leveraging the role and resources of the private sector, promoting innovative financing solutions and creating the environment in which private sector investments for agribusiness, energy, infrastructure, and other sectors can become viable.
Focuses on improving the production, dissemination, and use of high-quality and comparable data and statistics in Africa to support evidence-based policymaking, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting for the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063.
Technology, climate change and natural resource management
Supports the efficient management of natural resource endowments; reducing the negative impacts of climate change by moving towards green transitions and climate-resilient development and harnessing new technologies in the context of sustainable development.
Tackles effectively the development challenges faced by the Member States and regional economic communities in their respective subregions through the five subregional offices, which cover North, West, Central, East and Southern Africa, all of which are specialized in selected thematic areas
Our programme aims to support member States in their efforts to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment in every sphere of life. We support member States in accelerating the implementation of relevant policies, mechanisms and tools as well as the monitoring and evaluation of their international commitments in order to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Focuses on the central role of achieving effective regional cooperation and economic integration among member States by supporting efforts to deepen regional markets, boost intra-African trade and global trade, accelerate industrialization and tackle the challenges of structural transformation