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GENERAL INFORMATION SOURCES ON AFRICAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: Some Hyperlinked General Sources and Recent Studies on African Development

 

  1. AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK.

African Development Bank. ALL MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

African Development Bank. AFRICA INFORMATION HIGHWAYHttp://dataportal.opendataforafrica.org/

African Development Bank, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Development Program. African Economic Outlook 2016, SPECIAL THEME: Sustainable Cities and Structural Transformation

African Development Bank, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, United Nations Development Program. 2013. African Economic Outlook 2013: Structural Transformation and Natural Resources.

African Development Bank, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, United Nations Development Program.  African Economic Outlook, 2017 Entrepreneurship and Industrialisation

African Development Bank, African Union and UN Economic Commission for Africa. 2016. African Statistical Yearbook, 2016, Addis Ababa.

African Development Bank, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Development Programme, Economic Commission for Africa. 2015. African Economic Outlook, 2015; SPECIAL THEME: Sustainable Cities and Structural Transformation. Addis Ababa.

African Development Bank. 2016. African Development Report 2015 – Growth, Poverty and Inequality Nexus: Overcoming Barriers to Sustainable Development, Addis Ababa.

Africa Tourism Data Portal

 

  1. AFRICAN UNION.

African Union, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, African Development Bank and United Nations Development Programme.

2017 Africa Sustainable Development Report: Tracking Progress on Agenda 2063 and the Sustainable Development Goals. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

All African Union Websites

NEPAD (New Partnership for Africa’s Development) – Planning and coordinating technical body of the African Union.

 

  1. INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION ORGANIZATION

World  Migration Report for 2015; Migrants and Cities: New Partnerships to Manage Mobility

 

  1. UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.

Africa Human Development Report 2016; Accelerating Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Africa.

Human Development Report 2015: Work for Human Development,

Human Development Report 2016: Human Development for Everyone

The Sustainable Development Goals Report, 2017.

 

  1. UNITED NATIONS, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS, POPULATION DIVISION. United Nations, New York.

World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision. Key Findings and Advance Tables.

World Urbanization Prospects: The 2011 revision.

 

  1. UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFRICA. https://www.uneca.org/ (Regional arm of the UN in Africa.)

UNECA PUBLICATIONShttps://www.uneca.org/publications

2017 Africa Sustainable Development Report: TRACKING PROGRESS ON AGENDA 2063 AND THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Economic Report on Africa, 2015, Industrializing through Trade.

Transforming African economies through smart trade and industrial policy

UN Economic Commission for Africa African Development Bank, African Union and UNDP.  2016. MDG Report 2015: Lessons Learned In Implementing The MDGs. Assessing Progress In Asfrica Toward The Millennium Development Goals. Addis Ababa.

UN Economic Commission for Africa, African Union, African Development Bank and United Nations Development Programme. 2015. MDG Report, Assessing Progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

  1. UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM. Nairobi, Kenya.

UNEP.  African Environmental Outlook 2006.

 

  1. UNITED NATIONS HABITAT. Nairobi, Kenya.

State of African Cities 2014: Reimagining Sustainable Urban Transitions

World Cities Report 2016 Urbanization and Development:  Emerging Futures.

 

  1. UNITED NATIONS TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION.

Economic Development in Africa Report 2017

Handbook of Statistics 2016

Trade and Development Report 2017

World Investment Report (WIR)

 

  1. WORLD BANK.

Open Knowledge Repository, FOCUS: Sub-Saharan Africa.

World Bank Group – Sub-Saharan Africa. – Provides information on each country, data and statistics, publications and reports, development topics, regional initiatives, projects and programs, partnerships, Millennium Development Goals and Country Public Information Centers.

Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017

World Development Indicators, 2017

World Development Report 2018: LEARNING to Realize Education’s Promise

World Bank, Migration and Remittances Data. Washington D.C.

Migration and Remittances  Factbook, 2016 (Third Edition)

 

  1. WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM, World Bank, the African Development Bank, and the OECD. 2016. Geneva. The Africa Competitiveness Report 2015,

 

OTHER GENERAL SOURCES AND DATABASES RELEVANT FOR AFRICAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Africa Bibliographical Database  A collection of African social science titles in one location on the web.

Africa Confidential – Information service covering economic and political issues. Has a subscription service for full issues.

allAfrica.com – Sustainable Africa – News about the issues of biodiversity, water, energy, health and agriculture. Includes organizations, calendar and resources.

Brookings Institution, Africa Growth Initiative. 2016. Washington DC Think Tank’s program on Africa.

Columbia University Libraries – African Studies: Business and Economic Information on Africa – Directory of categorized and annotated links.

Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund – Represents a new financing approach for the long term alleviation of poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.

Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) – Effort to accelerate progress to meet the urgent needs of Africa in support of economic growth and development, addressing both national and regional constraints. Includes Secretariat, membership, press kit and newsletter.

Institute for African Development – Africa Development Program at Cornell University. Africa Notes, program information, announcements

Internet African History Sourcebook: historical sources on the history of human societies in the continent of Africa are presented, when available, without making prejudgements about what is “African”.

Politics and Governments in Africa: The Keele Guide to African Government and Politics on the Internet. An amazingly complete information source

Stanford University – Africa South of the Sahara: Development – Annotated links of business and economic development sites.

University of Pennsylvania – African Studies Center: Development – Annotated directory of links to resources.

World Happiness Report 2017, Helliwell, J., Layard, R., & Sachs, J. New York: Sustainable Development Solutions Network. http://worldhappiness.report/

 

AFRICAN HISTORY

 Abbink, Jon, Mirjam de Bruijn & Klaas Van Walraven (Eds). 2003. Rethinking Resistance: Revolt and Violence in African History. Leiden: Brill,

Ajayi, J. and M. Crowder, Editors). 1985. Historical Atlas of Africa. Harlow, United Kingdom: Longman

Collins. R. O. and J. M. Reid. Cambridge: Cambridge University press. A History of Sub-Saharan Africa.

Falola, Toyin. Key Events in African History: A Reference Guide. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2002.

Gilbert, Erik and Jonathan T. Reynolds. 2012. Africa in World History: From Prehistory to the Present. Boston: Pearson (ISBN: 978-0-205-05399

Isichei, Elizabeth Allo. 2004. The Religious Traditions of Africa: A History. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers,

McEvedy, Colin. 1995. The Penguin Atlas of African History. London: Penguin Books,

Meredith, Martin. 2005 The Fate of Africa: A History of 50 of Years of Independence, New York: Public Affairs.

Parker, Johnand Richard Rathbone. 2007. African History: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press,

Reid, R. J. 2009. A History of Moden Africa, 1800 to the Present. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

UNESCO. 1181-1993. General History of Africa, 8 Volumes. London Heinemann.

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