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Economic Report on Africa 2019: Fiscal Policy fo Financing Sustainable Development in Africa
Fiscal Policy fo Financing Sustainable Development in Africa
Africa is at a critical juncture in its development trajectory. Policies adopted now will determine how quickly the continent accelerates growth and creates prosperity for all. In 2015, African...
Women’s Health in Ethiopia: Facts & Figures
January 2019
Healthy population is essential to achieving an empowered, inclusive and transformed Ethiopia, leaving no one behind. This powerful linkage between women’s health and development is valid worldwide....
Policy brief 18 - Using a nexus approach to improve climate resilience and benefit society, the economy and the environment
Using a nexus approach to improve climate resilience and benefit society, the economy and the environment
“Nexus thinking” is an approach that recognizes the critical interdependence of food, energy and water in an increasingly resource constrained world. Understanding and improving how these resources...
Policy brief 19 - Making every dollar count how investing in climate information pays dividends for the key socioeconomic sectors of Africa
Making every dollar count how investing in climate information pays dividends for the key socioeconomic sectors of Africa
A new framework – the first of its kind – developed by the African Climate Policy Centre can provide Governments of climate dependent countries with clear social and economic returns for investing in...
Report – Capacity Needs Assessment of ACMAD
This capacity needs assessment of the African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD) was conducted under the framework partnership of the African Ministerial Conference on...
Report – Capacity Needs Assessment of AGRHYMET
Climate variability and associated droughts and floods are major causes of poverty and resource depletion in Africa. They are serious threat to economic growth, and their impact is particularly...
Report – Capacity Needs Assessment of ICPAC
The objectives of this assessment are: (i) To review and consolidate the variousassessments performed at ICPAC; (ii) identify ICPAC’s key products, services and the needs of their key users; prepare...
Regional Climate Centers in Africa – Consolidated Capacity Needs Assessments
In the light of the enormous challenges climate variability and climate change pose to societies, there is an urgent need to enable African countries to provide the best possible climate services in...
World Meteorological Organization - Strategic Plan Template
This is a proposed template for a National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) Strategic Plan which serves as the required standard to preparing Strategic Plans in accordance with the...
WMO Integrated Strategic Planning Guide
This document is the Integrated Strategic Planning Guide prepared by Baastel for the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and is meant to provide a step by step approach to conduct strategic...
National Strategic Plan - Kenya
Strategic planning is an organizational management activity that is used to set priorities, focus energy and resources, strengthen operations, ensurethat employees and other stakeholders are working...
National Strategic Plan - Rwanda
In November 2011, the law no 54/2011 of 11 November 2011 established Meteo Rwanda. The formulation of this strategic plan is to guide the activities of Meteo Rwanda in line with its mandate and the...
National Strategic Plan - Tanzania
The purpose of the Plan is to have a coordinated modality of implementation of collectively agreed strategies to ensure that weather and climate services play an effective role in the socioHeconomic...
Integrating and Tracking Performance on The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Agenda 2063: From Theory to Practice
On average, Africa has reached the Millennium Development Goals horizon with remarkable performances in five of the eight Goals, even though not all five were fully achieved. The five...
Maputo Protocol commitment and improvements in the rural sector
ECA Policy Brief No. ECA/18/004
In Maputo in 2003, the Assembly of the African Union resolved to implement the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme and committed themselves to allocating at least 10...
Towards improved access to broadband Internet in support of Africa’s transformation
African Governments have considered broadband as a fundamental right that everyone should have access to and benefit from. The role of hardware and software are important in high-speed broadband...
Towards Achieving the African Union’s recommendation of expenditure of 1% of GDP on Research and Development
African Heads of State and Government have committed to raising their national gross expenditure on research and development (GERD) to at least one per cent of their gross domestic product (GDP), in...
Promoting Financial Technology Startups in Africa
Finance is identified as a means of implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Outcomes of Rio+20; and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. It is also identified...
Skills, technology and the African transformation agenda: massive open online courses to the rescue?
In several issues of its flagship Economic Report on Africa, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has provided evidence to show that much of Africa’s recent growth has not been accompanied by...

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