United Nations Economic Commission for Africa | Land Portal
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Collen V Kelapile
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Addis Ababa
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Menelik II Ave. P.O. Box 3001 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in 1958 as one of the UN's five regional commissions, ECA's mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa's development.

Made up of 54 member States, and playing a dual role as a regional arm of the UN and as a key component of the African institutional landscape, ECA is well positioned to make unique contributions to address the Continent’s development challenges.

ECA’s thematic areas of focus are as follows:

  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Regional Integration and Trade
  • Social Development
  • Natural Resources
  • Innovation and Technology
  • Gender
  • Governance

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Resources

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Conférence sur la politique foncière en Afrique (CPFA), 2021- Appel à l’action
Conference Papers & Reports
December, 2021

Le Centre africain pour les politiques foncières, qui procède d’une initiative conjointe de la Commission de l’Union africaine (CUA), de la Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA) et de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), organise tous les deux ans la seule conférence africaine multipartite sur les politiques foncières en Afrique. La conférence vient compléter d’autres initiatives en place telles que la Conférence annuelle de la Banque mondiale sur la terre et la pauvreté, notamment.

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Conference on land policy in Africa 2021- A Call to Action
Conference Papers & Reports
December, 2021

The African Land Policy Centre (ALPC), a joint initiative of the African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and the African Development Bank (AfDB) biennially convenes the only African, multi-stakeholder conference on land policy in Africa. The Conference complements existing initiatives such as the annual World Bank Land and Poverty Conference, among others.

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