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19 May 2017
news.xinhuanet.com
ADDIS ABABA, May 18 (Xinhua) -- The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has reiterated that Africa's economic transformation must be anchored on industrialization to achieve sustainable and inclusive development on the continent.
18 May 2017
apanews.net
Décidément, la trajectoire du développement durable en Afrique devrait indubitablement reposer sur l’impératif de garantir une croissance inclusive et durable, éliminer la pauvreté et promouvoir la prospérité pour tout citoyen africain.
18 May 2017
www.ghanabusinessnews.com
The African continent seems to be at the receiving end of all things unpleasant, including the side effects of climate change, even though Africa contributes the least in greenhouse emissions.
18 May 2017
newbusinessethiopia.com
A meeting on Sustainable Development calls for a green transformation of African economy and an industrialization that doesn’t harm environment.
18 May 2017
www.military-technologies.net
The 2017 Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD) officially kicked-off in Addis Ababa today with Acting Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Abdalla Hamdok, calling on Africa to stop exporting raw materials and primary goods to feed industries of the developed world.
18 May 2017
www.malaysiandigest.com
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UN-ECA) has stressed the importance of investing in effective management of environmental assets in order to reduce poverty, hunger and disease.
18 May 2017
www.easternmirrornagaland.com
The African Regional Forum for Sustainable Development opened its proceedings on Thursday in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa with the participation of several countries, including Morocco.
18 May 2017
www.mediaterre.org
Dans le cadre des activités marquant le Forum régional africain sur le développement durable (ARFSD) à Addis-Abeba, les représentants de haut niveau de certains pays africains ont partagé ce jeudi leurs succès et leurs défis dans la mise en œuvre des Objectifs de développement durable (ODD) et de l’Agenda 2063.
18 May 2017
apanews.net
Le Forum régional africain pour le développement durable (FADD 2017) a ouvert ses travaux, jeudi à Addis-Abeba, sous le thème "Assurer une croissance inclusive et durable et une prospérité pour tous".
18 May 2017
www.waltainfo.com
Economists from the Nile Riparian Countries and beyond convened in Entebbe city of Uganda under the auspices of Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) to deliberate on how to multiply benefits of the Nile in the Nile Basin by applying efficient water resources management.
18 May 2017
www.downtoearth.org.in
Climate change could usher in a new model of sustainable development, but, on other hand, it could also decimate African fragile economies.
18 May 2017
citiscope.org
As Africa continues to rapidly urbanize, a recent report warns city and national leaders not to miss a rare opportunity to create much-needed economic expansion on a mass scale.
18 May 2017
journalducameroun.com
The 2017 Africa Regional Forum on sustainable development is underway in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia under the theme: “Ensuring inclusive and sustainable growth and prosperity for all.”Africa’s biggest financing conference was opened on Wednesday by Ms. Vera Songwe, the new executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).
18 May 2017
www.daijiworld.com
The African Regional Forum for Sustainable Development opened its proceedings on Thursday in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa with the participation of several countries, including Morocco.
18 May 2017
citiscope.org
As Africa continues to rapidly urbanize, a recent report warns city and national leaders not to miss a rare opportunity to create much-needed economic expansion on a mass scale.
18 May 2017
www.mapexpress.ma
Addis-Abeba – Le Forum régional africain pour le développement durable (FADD 2017) a ouvert ses travaux, jeudi au Centre de Conférence des Nations Unies à Addis-Abeba, sous le thème “Assurer une croissance inclusive et durable et une prospérité pour tous”, avec la participation de plusieurs pays dont le Maroc.
17 May 2017
www.ena.gov.et
Addis Ababa May 17/2017 Investing in effective management of environmental assets is critical to reduce poverty, hunger and disease, ECA Special Initiatives Division Director Fatima Denton said.
17 May 2017
capitalethiopia.com
The International Hydropower Association’s Status Report 2017 indicates that Ethiopia has the largest hydropower capacity in Africa.
17 May 2017
www.ena.gov.et
Investing in effective management of environmental assets is critical to reduce poverty, hunger and disease, ECA Special Initiatives Division Director Fatima Denton said.
15 May 2017
www.fr.alakhbar.info
ALAKHBAR (Nouakchott) - Le ministre mauritanien de l’Environnement et du Développement Durable, Amedi Camara, s’est envolé, ce lundi, vers Addis-Abeba pour assister à la 3ème session du Forum régional Africain sur le Développement Durable.
13 May 2017
www.mediaterre.org
Le Forum régional africain sur le développement durable de 2017 (ARFSD), en préparation du Forum politique de haut niveau sur le développement durable de 2017 (HLPF), se tiendra à Addis-Abeba du 16 au 19 mai sous le thème, « Assurer une croissance inclusive et durable et une prospérité pour tous ».
12 May 2017
english.cctv.com
The Chinese-proposed energy initiative dubbed Global Energy Interconnection (GEI) can inject a new momentum into the socio-economic development in Africa, according to the Chair of the Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization.
12 May 2017
www.thetidenewsonline.com
The African Centre for Statistics, a department at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), says it has launched the first Africa Data Revolution Report (ADDR) 2016 edition.
12 May 2017
www.ena.gov.et
The Economic Commission for Africa is teaming-up with the International Hydropower Association (IHA) to develop a tool that can quantify the comprehensive benefits of hydropower schemes on the continent, said Soteri Gatera, Chief of Infrastructure and Industrialization in ECA’s Regional Integration and Trade Division.
11 May 2017
197.156.69.172
Africa needs to do more to exploit its untapped hydro-power resources, since development is unthinkable in the absence of adequate and affordable energy, highlighted speakers at the 6th World Hydro-power Congress (WHC) being held here.

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