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Selling Nepad: A United Nations OdysseySelling Nepad: A United Nations Odyssey
(An ECA Presentation at NEPAD Communications Cluster Workshop, Accra 12-14 April 2007)
If NEPAD were a software and its initiators were Bill Gates and Steve Job, we would not need an elaborate strategy to sell it. But it is not. Read More

In the spirit of NEPAD, Africa Finance Corporation to bridge funding gap for private sector projects In the spirit of NEPAD, Africa Finance Corporation to bridge funding gap for private sector projects
Addis Ababa, 29 March 2007 --- A new private-sector-led regional investment bank, the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) which begins operation in April, will bridge the massive funding gap required for the development of Africa's key economic sectors, Prof. Charles Soludo, the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, the promoter of the project, said today in Addis Ababa.

More than 300 million Africans live in water-scarce environmentMore than 300 million Africans live in water-scarce environment, says report
Addis Ababa, 28 March 2007 --- More than 300 million Africans live in water-scarce environment where progress is hampered through constrained food production, health and industrial development, according to a new report by the NEPAD Support Unit of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).
ECA head officesECA and NEPAD Secretariat to assess status of their collaboration
Addis Ababa, 27 March 2007: A high-level ECA delegation led by the Acting Deputy Executive Secretary, Ms. Josephine Ouedraogo, today left for Johannesburg for a two-day review meeting with the NEPAD Secretariat on the status of implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two institutions.
Per capita electricity use in Africa is less than 2 percentPer capita electricity use in Africa is less than 2 percent, says new report by ECA's NEPAD Unit
Addis Ababa, 26 March 2007: A new publication by the NEPAD Support Unit of Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) says most African countries continue to depend on biomass for their energy use and that electricity use per capita on the continent is less than 2 per cent.

Seventh Annual Regional Consultations Among UN Agencies Working in Africa
14 - 15 November 2006, UNCC, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Wish lists, no concrete NEPAD infrastructure projects in many areas, says Study Group
19 October 2006 - Addis Ababa: Afro Consulting Group which is assessing various short-term action plans and master plans for infrastructure development in Africa said today in Addis Ababa that there had not been any concrete NEPAD projects in their study countries over the last two and a half years.
ECA and NEPAD Secretariat agree on a Framework for Collaboration
Addis Ababa, 31 July 2006- The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the NEPAD Secretariat have agreed on a broad framework to guide future collaboration between the two organizations in a more structured and systematic manner.

:: Welcome statement of the Deputy Executive Secretary
:: Draft Framework [pdf format] 
 
 
 
 

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