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The long delays in fulfilling loan conditions, inadequate quality at entry, problems of implementation capacity caused many delays in achieving results. A slow but gradual improvement can be seen though.
Efforts to end trade in conflict minerals advanced last week when 11 African countries endorsed an OECD system for responsible sourcing of raw materials.
The 2010 African Economic Outlook finds the continent reeling from the effects of the world’s deepest and most widespread recession in half a century. Just how hard was the region hit? What are the prospects for recovery? This edition features an in-depth study of Taxation and Aid in Africa.
The Aid for Trade at a Glance 2009: Maintaining Momentum report presents the results of the second monitoring exercise of the Aid for Trade Initiative and documents its success so far.
The 2009 African Economic Outlook focuses on Innovations in Information and Communication technologies. It also presents a comprehensive analysis of the economic, social and political developments on the continent.
Trade in fish does not lead to a decline in food security and availability of fish for the population of developing countries, according to this study of industrial and small-scale fisheries in the economy of Sub-Sahara Africa.
The 2008 African Economic Outlook focuses on Technical Skills Development. It also presents a comprehensive analysis of the economic, social and political developments on the continent.
Aid for Trade at a Glance 2007: The OECD Creditor Reporting System (CRS) database is used to track ODA flows from Development Assistance Committee (DAC) member countries.
The 31 countries examined in this sixth edition of the African Economic Outlook account for some 86 per cent of Africa’s population and 91 per cent of itseconomic output.
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THE 2005 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION WAS a contest between opposition parties and a “presidential majority” coalition backing President Omar Bongo Ondimba for another sevenyear term. Bongo was declared by the constitutional court to have won re-election with about 80 per centof the votes cast.