Promoting agro-industry in Africa is essential for development – experts
  Addis Ababa, 23 July 2009 (ECA) -A group of experts meeting at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, have called for the promotion of agro-businesses as an ..
ECA and its partners building ICT measurement capacity in Africa
  Addis Ababa, 13 July 2009 (ECA) - A two-week training course on “Measuring ICT Use and Access in Households and Business” opened in Addis Ababa today to build the capacity of African National Statisti..
Seminar to promote road safety in Africa as a development priority
  Addis Ababa, 08 July 2009 (ECA) -Road traffic deaths and injuries are rising. Africa records 28 deaths on the road per 100,000 populations, the highest in the world and yet road safety is not conside..
Conference Calls on ECA to Establish an African Digital Library and Archives Programme
  ECA Press Release No. 38/2009
Addis Ababa, 06 July 2009 (ECA) - The First International Conference on African Digital Libraries and Archives, has called on the United Nations Economic Commission for ..
Janneh calls for Second Review of Aid for Trade to Ensure Commitments lead to Action.
  Addis Ababa, 03 July 2009 (ECA) - United Nations Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Mr. Abdoulie Janneh, has said that ECA will continue to cl..
Conference Calls for an Emphasis on Knowledge for Development in Africa
  ECA Press Release No. 37/2009
Addis Ababa, 01 July 2009 (ECA) - The Deputy Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Ms Lalla Ben Barka, has called for the promo..
International Experts Meet on Improving Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems in Africa
  Addis Ababa, 01 July 2009 (ECA) - Few countries in Africa and Asia have complete civil registration systems. The Working Group on Monitoring Vital events has called this “A scandal of Invisibility” be..

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