African Ministers of Finance and Economic Development commit to placing Agriculture at the core of growth policies.
  ECA-AU Joint Press Release No. 30/2010
Lilongwe, 31 March 2010 (AU-ECA)-African Ministers of Finance, Economic Planning and Development have resolved to give pride of place to the high potential of t..
The Ministerial Policy Debate outlines employment-friendly growth strategies
  ECA-AU Joint Press Release No. 29/2010
Lilongwe, 30 March 2010 (ECA-AUC) - Africa’s Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development have devoted the first session of their annual meeting whic..
Economic Report on Africa 2010 calls for job creation to be a priority for African countries.
  ECA-AU Joint Press Release No. 28/2010
Lilongwe,30 March 2010 (ECA-AUC) – African countries must prioritise the creation of decent jobs as a central pillar of macroeconomic policy in order to attain ..
Malawian President urges Finance and Development Ministers to Promote Sustainable Growth before Macro-economic stability
  ECA-AU Joint Press Release No. 27/2010
Lilongwe, 29 March 2010 - The Malawian President and Chairperson of the African Union, Dr. Bingu Wa Mutharika, stated that “Africa must grow first and then stab..
Side events to the AUC/ECA Committee of experts meeting focus on illicit financial flows and regulatory models in the knowledge economy
  ECA-AU Joint Press Release No. 26/2010
Lilongwe, 29 March 2010 (ECA-AUC) - African finance and development leading experts gathered in Lilongwe (Malawi), tackled financial integrity issues and the e-..
The Committee of Experts addresses the challenges involved in growth and employment in Africa, the central theme of its annual meeting
  ECA-AU Joint Press Release No. 25/2010
Lilongwe, 27 March 2010 (ECA) - On the second day of their meeting, which is being held in Lilongwe, Malawi, from 25 to 29 March 2010, African experts from Mini..
Africa’s leading finance and development experts are discussing policies that generate employment opportunities
  ECA-AU Joint Press Release No. 24/2010
Lilongwe, 26 March 2010 (ECA) - African Experts representing finance, planning and economic development ministries in African countries started their deliberati..
South-South Cooperation needs to shape sound development architecture, says NEPAD
  Bogota, Colombia, 25 March 2010 ( ECA) - Although South-South Cooperation (SSC) has promoted solidarity amongst countries of the South, it has not been adequately institutionalized to properly shape a..
Experts from Southern Africa to Enhance Policy Responses to Financial and Economic crisis
  ECA Press Release No. 23/2010
Lilongwe, 24 March 2010 (ECA) -In response to the constraining economic environment shaped by the global financial and economic crisis, countries from the Southern Afric..
The Lack of Adequate Infrastructure Can Hinder Growth Potential, says Malawian Official at the Southern Africa Ad hoc Experts Group Meeting
  ECA Press Release No. 22/2010
Lilongwe, 23 March 2010 (ECA) - The Principal Secretary of the Malawian Ministry of Transport and Public Infrastructure, Dr. McFellow Ngwira, stressed, early this week i..
Experts Say Citizen Participation Essential for Regional Integration Succes
  ECA Press Release No. 21/2010
Kigali, Rwanda, 20 March 2010 (ECA) – In order for regional integration to take hold among countries, the idea needs to get out of the conference centres, and to reach a..
Experts Say Citizen Participation Essential for Regional Integration Succes
  ECA Press Release No. 21/2010
Kigali, Rwanda, 20 March 2010 (ECA) – In order for regional integration to take hold among countries, the idea needs to get out of the conference centres, and to reach a..
Africa calls for Firm Commitments for the Development of its Least Developed Countries.
  Addis Ababa, 19 March 2010 (ECA) – The Africa Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC IV), concluded with calls for much stronger su..
Ministers of Finance to consider Employment Creation at their annual meetings in Lilongwe this year.
  ECA-AU Joint Press Release No. 19/2010
Addis Ababa, 18 March 2010 – The 3rd Joint Annual Meetings of the African Union (AU) Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance; and the United Nations Econ..
Arab Maghreb Union Secretary General exhorts North African Intergovernmental Committee of Experts to come up with innovative employment policies
  ECA Press Release No. 20/2010
Rabat , 18 March 2010 (ECA) – Mrs. Karima Bounemra Ben Soltane, Director of the ECA Office for North Africa (ECA-NA) has stated that the cooperation of her Office with A..
Experts Name Four Key Pillars for Food Security in East Africa
  Kigali, Rwanda, 18 March 2010 (ECA) – East African experts have dubbed land policy reform, trade and market access, environmental security and agri-business development as the four key pillars to food..
African Scientists Developing a Roadmap Towards Climate Change
  17 March 2010 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
A three-day consultative workshop on “Climate Change and Scientific Consequences in Africa: Post-Copenhagen” opened today to address the role of African scientis..
High Level Meeting to debate Merits of Regional Integration in East and Southern Africa
  ECA Press Release No. 16/2010
Kigali, Rwanda 17th March 2010— The benefits and challenges of regional integration in eastern and southern Africa are some of the topics to be explored during a meeting..
North Africa Intergovernmental Committee of Experts meeting opens with calls to promote economic growth having a more human face
  ECA Press Release No. 18/2010
Rabat – 16 March 2010 – ECA – In spite of economic and financial crises, the countries of North Africa only recorded a slight decline in economic growth rates, dropping ..
EXPERTS CALL FOOD SECURITY IN EASTERN AFRICA “TOP PRIORITY”
  ECA Press Release No. 15/2010
15 March 2010 Kigali, Rwanda – Food security has become the top priority of all countries in the Eastern African sub-region, said the Director of the United Nation’s Eco..
Africa Celebrates the International Women's Day Under the theme Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities, Progress for All.
  United Nations, Addis Ababa: Since the United Nations Organization started commemorating International Women's Day in 1977, the day has become to symbolize different things and messages to different w..
East African Central Bankers Call for Capacity Building to Aid Monetary Union
  ECA Press Release No. 14/2010
Kigali, Rwanda, 14 March 2010 (ECA) – Representatives from the five central banks of the East African Community (EAC) stressed the need for capacity-building in economi..
East African Central Bankers Call for Capacity Building to Aid Monetary Union
  ECA Press Release No. 14/2010
Kigali, Rwanda, 14 March 2010 (ECA) – Representatives from the five central banks of the East African Community (EAC) stressed the need for capacity-building in economi..
East African Food Insecurity to be tackled in Intergovernmental Meeting
  ECA Press Release No. 12/2010
Kigali, Rwanda, 12 March 2010 (ECA) - Finding ways to solve chronic food insecurity in Eastern Africa is one of the subjects being tackled during a meeting being held in..
Africa remains hungry despite $3billion annual food aid and $33 billion on food imports, says ECA
  ECA Press Release No. 11/2010
Abuja 10 March 2010 (ECA) - Despite Africa’s annual food aid of $3 billion and $33 billion in food imports, about 265 million of the world’s 915 million undernourished p..

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