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United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

A commission established by the United Nations to foster economic and other cooperation among African states. It promotes trade, food security and other development goals. It was founded in 1958.
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Fatima Denton, Director, Special Initiatives Division, UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and Olushola Olayide, representative of the Commissioner for Agriculture at the Africa Union Commission, welcomed the recent operationalization of the Clim-Dev Africa Special Fund (CDSF), the financing arm of the programme housed in the AfDB.
The conference will be opened by Jacob Zuma, the President of South Africa; Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB); and Abdalla Hamdok, Deputy Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).
Job creation remains a huge challenge in Africa, says the 2013 edition of the economic report on Africa launched on Monday evening in Abidjan by the African Union (AU) and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).
The conference was organized under the auspices of the Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev-Africa) Programme, a joint initiative of the African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB).
This was agreed on Tuesday at the end of a two-day joint Conference of African Finance, Planning and Economic Development organized in Abidjan by the African Union and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).
The Regional Integration and Trade Department of the AfDB led the preparation of the strategy, in consultation with the Bank s regional member countries (RMCs), Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and key continental bodies, namely the Africa Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the NEPAD Planning and Coordination Agency .
The AEC is an annual business intelligence forum organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), to discuss the continent's major economic development challenges.
EeA mass industrialization of the continent based on raw materials is necessary, possible and profitable, according to this year's economic report on Africa prepared by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) launched on Monday.
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) hosted a ceremony on Tuesday to mark the inking of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Australian Institution of Mining for Development Centre (IM4DC) and the African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC).
The African Economic Conference is organized each year by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme.
African countries must base their industrialization policies on regional orientation frameworks, says this year's economic report on Africa launched on Monday by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) at the sixth conference of African ministers of Finance, Economic Planning and Development.
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Dakar-based Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) have finalised a partnership contract, which will foster their aims to transform into more rigorous and responsive centers of excellence in help of Africa's transformative agenda.

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