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Experts urge caution on African public-private partnerships that are not "people-centred"
Addis Ababa 29 May (ECA) – Experts examining the role of the private sector and the civil society in the implementation of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) today ended a two-day wo..
ERA 2009 Calls for stronger emphasis on agriculture
Joint Press Release
Addis Ababa, 29 May 2009 (ECA) - The Economic Report on Africa 2009 calls for African countries to pay special attention to the agriculture sector as a basis for long-term growth ..
Experts to define private sector, civil society roles in NEPAD programme implementation.
ECA Press Release No. 27/2009
Addis Ababa, 28 May 2009 (ECA) – An expert group meeting on the role of the private sector and civil society organizations in the implementation of NEPAD programmes and ..
Forthcoming ERA 2009 calls for big-push on agriculture
Joint Press Release
Addis Ababa, 22 May 2009 (ECA) - The global economic crisis will hit African economies hard during the course of 2009, according to the forthcoming Economic Report on Africa 2009...
Ethiopia-based UN Staff Learn to be prepared for Influenza A H1N1
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 19 May 2009 (ECA) – Ethiopia-based UN Staff learned about measures being taken to protect themselves and their families against the Influenza A H1N1 pandemic should it occur here..
African Ministers of Finance to Meet in Cairo to discuss Impact of the Global Economic Crisis on Africa
ECA Press Release No. 25/2009
Addis Ababa, 18 May 2009 (ECA) - African ministers of finance, planning and economic development will meet in Cairo, Egypt from 6 to 7 June 2009, to discuss measures for..
Big challenges face a United States of Africa, ECA Governance panel conclude
Addis Ababa, 07 May 2009 (ECA) - Although the arguments for a United States of Africa are self evident, the challenges to realizing it remain “pernicious and resilient,” said Professor Okey Onyejekwe,..
Ten African countries win awards for using ICT to improve public service delivery
Addis Ababa, 4 May 2009 (ECA) – Twelve innovative projects from 10 African countries have won the 2009 Technology in Government in Africa (TIGA) awards in recognition of achievements that led to chang..
Science and innovation can help Africa thrive in coming decades, says Janneh
ECA Press Release No. 24/2009
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 01 May 2009 (ECA) - Science, knowledge and innovation can help Africa survive the global financial crisis and thrive in the coming decades, United..
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