United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (Addis Ababa)
Can Africa Use Its Urbanization to Speed Up Industrialization?
The annual Economic Report on Africa (ERA) is a flagship publication of the Economic Commission on Africa (ECA). The 2017 edition is titled; "Urbanization and Industrialization for Africa's Transformation." Africa's prospects, according to the report, will be profoundly shaped by the way the continent's rapid urban transition is managed. The report identifies and analyzes the drivers, enablers and policy levers for strengthening linkages between industrialization and urbanization. It shows that industrialization requires better functioning cities and systems of cities, which in turn require better performing industrialization processes. Read more. More about the ECA in this BRIEFING.
Economic Commission for Africa, 26 March 2017
The Economic Report on Africa (ERA2017) which examines how the continent can accelerate industrialization as a vehicle for Africa's structural transformation by harnessing… Read more »
Economic Report on Africa 2017 - Urbanization and Industrialization for Africa's Transformation
The joint Annual Ministerial Conference of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC) will be held in Dakar, Senegal, as part of the African ... Read more »