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.
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Concern about the ability of the world’s ecosystems to continue supporting human life on earth is resulting in a renewed attentiveness to agriculture and its multi functional character. In 2008 alone three major publications reported on the need to focus policy attention on food and farming.
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The purpose of this report is to present an assessment of the contributions of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to development results in Zambia in the period2002 to 2009.
This special issue of General Papers focuses on promoting commercial agriculture in Africa, and includes articles on commercial agriculture in Ghana, Mali, Senegal, Tanzania, and Zambia.
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.
Business for Development 2008: Promoting Commercial Agriculture in Africa offers a fresh look at African agriculture and seeks ways for it to become a profitable business.
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The main question the consultants were faced with was: How do power relations within Zambia and amongst the donor community affect the scope for achieving pro-poor outcomes through development cooperation?