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6 December 2016
www.fanabc.com
The first sessions included a meeting of senior officials, remarks by representatives of governments and the African Union Commission, and consideration of a review of the implementation of the Plan of Action introduced at the 3rd African-Korea Forum.
6 December 2016
http://dailypost.ng
The Federal Government has dispelled fears that the country is at risk of an impending famine, disclosing that adequate measures have already been taken to avert a possible outbreak of famine in the country.
6 December 2016
www.ena.gov.et
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) says Africa can yield benefits from commodity-based industrialization and agro-alliance with new policy approaches.
6 December 2016
http://mareeg.com
The 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) kicked off in Abuja, Nigeria, on Monday with a consensus on the need to scale up the continent’s agricultural transformation to spur industrialization and inclusive growth.
6 December 2016
www.ebc.et
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) says Africa can yield benefits from commodity-based industrialization and agro-alliance with new policy approaches.
6 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
Abdalla Hamdok, Acting ECA Executive Secretary, has called for new policy approaches to incentivize agricultural production in activities and sectors with higher returns, so that Africa can yield benefits from commodity-based industrialization and agro-alliance.
6 December 2016
www.news24.com.ng
Stakeholders have called for new policy approaches to incentivise agricultural production and enable Africa yield benefits from commodity-based industrialisation.
6 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
A study by Namalguebzanga Christian Kafando, one of the paper presenters and discussants at the ongoing 11th African Economic Conference in Abuja has shown that there is a significant link between agriculture and manufacturing in Africa.
6 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
Private sector small and medium enterprises (SMEs) should be the catalytic force in the industrialization and modernization of agriculture, a paper delivered Monday at the 2016 African Economic Conference taking place in Abuja has proposed.
5 December 2016
www.liberianobserver.com
The four countries in the West African sub-region which are yet to enlist in the Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) initiative have been urged to do so to benefit from the mechanism as a tool for good governance that can speed up their developments, a press release said yesterday.
5 December 2016
www.bizcommunity.com
The year 2016 is coming to an end with an air of great uncertainty. At the global level, many are left with questions over Brexit and the US elections. At home, many of our economies are under a great deal of stress and the news is awash with depressed global commodity prices, the threat of climate change and limited access to agricultural finance. It is no secret that growing at the more modest...
5 December 2016
www.liberianobserver.com
The four countries in the West African sub-region which are yet to enlist in the Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) initiative have been urged to do so to benefit from the mechanism as a tool for good governance that can speed up their developments, a press release said yesterday.
5 December 2016
www.bellanaija.com
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has reassured Nigerians that there will be no famine due to the massive food production in the country.
5 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa has awarded the Arusha-based Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) the status of an African Centre of Management Excellence.
5 December 2016
http://aip.ci
Trois cents chercheurs, responsables de politiques et partenaires de développement prennent part ce lundi à Abuja, au Nigéria, à la 11ème Conférence économique africaine (CEA), en vue d’échanger des idées sur les enjeux actuels du développement en Afrique, et notamment sur la façon de vaincre la faim et d’assurer la sécurité alimentaire sur le continent.
5 December 2016
http://mareeg.com
About 300 participants are expected to attend the annual event co-organised by the African Development Bank (AfDB), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on the theme, “Feed Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth”.
5 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
The inaugural Africa Trade Week ended Friday in Addis Ababa with the Economic Commission for Africa's Principal Economic Adviser, Joseph Atta-Mensah, urging the ECA and its partners to continue to empower African Member States in the art of trade negotiations as the continent strives to achieve sustainable development leading to inclusive economic growth and poverty eradication.
5 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is organising a twin set of policy debates to begin mapping out pathways for structural transformation in Central Africa, notably in Gabon (8 December 2016 at Radisson Blu Hotel in Libreville) and in the Republic of Congo (15 December 2016 at Radisson Blu Hotel in Brazzaville).
5 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
African governments should intensify the production of land data and statistics to aid their decision-making processes as the continent seeks to end poverty and inequality, an expert group meeting on Land Policy in Africa recently recommended.
5 December 2016
www.webmanagercenter.com
La Commission Economique pour l’Afrique (Bureau pour l’Afrique du Nord) et l’Union du Maghreb Arabe (UMA) ont tenu aujourd’hui à Rabat (Maroc), la troisième réunion de concertation du Mécanisme Sous Régional de Coordination (MSRC) pour l’Afrique du Nord.
5 December 2016
http://guardian.ng
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has reassured Nigerians that there will be no famine due to the massive food production in the country.
5 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is organising a twin set of policy debates to begin mapping out pathways for structural transformation in Central Africa, notably in Gabon (8 December 2016 at Radisson Blu Hotel in Libreville) and in the Republic of Congo (15 December 2016 at Radisson Blu Hotel in Brazzaville).
5 December 2016
http://allafrica.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (Office for North Africa) and the Arab Maghreb Union (UMA), held today in Rabat, Morocco the third meeting of the Sub Regional Coordination Mechanism (SRCM) for North Africa.
5 December 2016
http://news.abidjan.net
Trois cents chercheurs, responsables de politiques et partenaires de développement prennent part ce lundi à Abuja, au Nigéria, à la 11ème Conférence économique africaine (CEA), en vue d’échanger des idées sur les enjeux actuels du développement en Afrique, et notamment sur la façon de vaincre la faim et d’assurer la sécurité alimentaire sur le continent.
5 December 2016
http://lematin.ma
C’est hier qu’ont démarré, au Nigeria, les travaux de la onzième Conférence économique africaine. Quelque 300 personnes participent à cette rencontre annuelle co-organisée par la BAD (Banque africaine de développement), le PNUD (Programme des Nations unies pour le développement) et la Commission économique des Nations unies pour l’Afrique (CEA). Organisée sur le thème «Nourrir l’Afrique : vers...

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