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13 February 2017
www.downtoearth.org.in
A policy dialogue at the 2017 Mining Indaba heard strong endorsements from public and private sector speakers for the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) Private Sector Compact.
12 February 2017
www.miningreview.com
Africa’s most influential mining industry leaders and government counterparts debated strategies to counter illicit financial flows from the mining sector.
9 February 2017
maliactu.net
Le ministère de l’Economie et des Finances en collaboration avec le Programme Alimentaire mondial (PAM), la Commission de l’Union Africaine et d’autres partenaires a lancé le mardi 7 février 2017 une étude intitulée «coût de la faim en Afrique : cas du Mali ».
8 February 2017
allafrica.com
A team from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) led by the Director of the Sub-Regional Office for West Africa (SRO-WA), Dimitri Sanga, paid an official visit to the headquarters of the Mano River Union Secretariat (MRU) from February 6 - 8.
7 February 2017
http://newbusinessethiopia.com
The Ministry of Trade of Ethiopia and in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) concluded meeting on regional Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF).
7 February 2017
allafrica.com
The minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, alongside other ministers of mines across Africa are in the forefront of the new drive to reverse illicit outflows of the continent's mineral resource wealth.
6 February 2017
allafrica.com
A higher degree of experience sharing among development partners would make a huge difference in technically supporting the economies of Central Africa at these trying but opportune moment, say the two top officials of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) serving in Cameroon, and, by extension - in Central Africa.
6 February 2017
www.nigeriatoday.ng
Nigeria’s minister of mines and steel development, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend in Cape Town, South Africa, took centre stage among ministers of mines across Africa in a new drive to reverse illicit outflows of the continent’s mineral resource wealth.
3 February 2017
allafrica.com
Economic Commission for Africa's Deputy Executive Secretary for Knowledge Delivery Giovanie Biha recently met with Estonia's Ambassador to Egypt and Ethiopia, Mr. Sander Soone, to discuss areas of cooperation with regard to information and communications technologies (ICT).
3 February 2017
www.coastweek.com
African representatives attending the ongoing T20 Africa conference in Johannesburg on Wednesday called on the G20 to allow them to present their own problems rather than having them put forward by others.
3 February 2017
southernafrican.news
Thanks to growing investor interest, increasing respect for democratic reforms, and its vast food production potential, the Africa Rising narrative is only getting better.
3 February 2017
www.einnews.com
Acting Executive Secretary, Abdalla Hamdok, of the Economic Commission for Africa on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the ECA and the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) providing a framework for strategic collaboration between the two UN entities in areas including sustainable agriculture and agribusiness development, food and nutrition security on the continent,...
3 February 2017
french.xinhuanet.com
Les représentants africains participant à la conférence africaine T20, qui s'est tenue mercredi à Johannesburg, ont appelé le G20 à leur permettre de présenter leurs propres problèmes plutôt que de les faire avancer par d'autres.
3 February 2017
allafrica.com
On February 20th in Abidjan, the Ministry of Planning and Development (MPD) of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, in collaboration with the Sub-Regional Office for West Africa of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) will be launching a support project to strengthen development planning in Côte d'Ivoire.
2 February 2017
www.einnews.com
Acting Executive Secretary, Abdalla Hamdok, of the Economic Commission for Africa on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the ECA and the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) providing a framework for strategic collaboration between the two UN entities in areas including sustainable agriculture and agribusiness development, food and nutrition security on the continent,...
2 February 2017
footprint2africa.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) have entered a partnership to enhance the development of sustainable agriculture and agribusiness; food and nutrition security; regional integration; and trade on the continent.
2 February 2017
www.newsmada.com
Se basant sur la nature et les formidables richesses de notre pays, l’économie bleue constitue une alternative de développement économique et industriel pour Madagascar et pour ses voisins. Elle dispose d’une profondeur stratégique dans le cadre de la lutte contre la faim, du développement des biotechnologies, de la pêche, du tourisme etc.
1 February 2017
mg.co.za
Why is there such a fuss about the importance of the World Economic Forum (WEF)? The annual meeting at Davos will only ever make a difference to our lives if the rules of economic engagement are changed. And there was no substantial talk of that in 2017.
1 February 2017
www.einnews.com
The 61st Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 61), which will take place in New York next month is well underway.
1 February 2017
www.engineeringnews.co.za
With the continent facing a significant unemployment rate and with millions in need of jobs, local governments need to strengthen their relationships and build alliances within Group of 20 (G20) economies, but without sole reliance on its capital resources.
1 February 2017
www.financialafrik.com
Le Secrétaire exécutif par intérim, de la Commission économique pour l’Afrique, Abdalla Hamdok, a signé ce mardi un Protocole d’accord entre la CEA et l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture.
1 February 2017
mg.co.za
Why is there such a fuss about the importance of the World Economic Forum (WEF)? The annual meeting at Davos will only ever make a difference to our lives if the rules of economic engagement are changed. And there was no substantial talk of that in 2017.
1 February 2017
www.emansion.gov.lr
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and fellow Heads of State of the African continent have concluded the 28th Ordinary Summit of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Summit was concluded on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 with several key decisions reached.
1 February 2017
www.engineeringnews.co.za
With the continent facing a significant unemployment rate and with millions in need of jobs, local governments need to strengthen their relationships and build alliances within Group of 20 (G20) economies, but without sole reliance on its capital resources.
31 January 2017
www.ghanabusinessnews.com
The United Nations (UN) would have failed in its work if it fails to make a difference in Africa, Secretary-General António Guterres has said in a press release copied to ghanabusinessnews.com.

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