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Economic Data
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Source / Institution

ACLED: Armed Conflict Location Event Dataset


Financial Times
GTD: Global Terrorism Database, University of Maryland
ICG: International Crisis Group
INSCR/CSP: Integrated Network for Societal Conflict Research/Centre for Systemic Peace
MAR: Minorities at Risk
PVC: Project on Violent Conflict- State University of New York
SCAD: Social Conflict in Africa Database- University of Texas
Upsala UCDP Dyadic Datasets
Upsala UDCP GED: Georeferenced Event Dataset
UNDPKO: Dept. Of Peacekeeping Operations

Ace Project
African Elections Database
Afrobarometer
Gallup Poll
IDEA: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance
Index of African Governance/Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government
Interparliamentary Union
Moibrahim Index
PRS: Political Risk Services Group
Polity IV/Centre for Systemic Peace
Quota Project
SEDAC- Environmental governance
Transparency International
World Bank Data- Public Sector
World Bank Microdata- Service Delivery Microdata
Worldwide Governance Indicators/World Bank

African Development Bank Group Data Portal


African Economic Outlook/OECD
European Union Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund
World Bank Data- Infrastructure
World Bank Data- Science and Technology

African Bank Group- Open Data for Africa

African Bank Group- Open Data for Africa


EMDAT/CRED: Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters ( CRED )
Malaria Atlas Programme (MAPs)
UN Maternal Mortality Estimation Interagency Group
World Bank Data
World Bank Data- Health

FAO: Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations


FEWS NET: Famine Early Warning System Network
IFPRI Food Security Portal: International Food Policy Research Institute
WFP: World Food Programme

HDI: Human Development Index


Poverty Action Lab
SEDAC- Global Distribution of Poverty

CDIAC: Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center


CCAPs: Climate Change and African Political Stability
CIESEN and Yale: Environmental Performance Index (EPI)
CRU: Climate Research Unit, University of East Anglia
EMDAT/CRED: Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters ( CRED )
IPCC DDC: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Data Distribution Centre
Prevention Web
SEDAC - Climate Change
World Bank Data

Carpe/USAID
CIESEN and Yale: Environmental Performance Index (EPI)
EMDAT/CRED: Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters ( CRED )
FAO ForeSTAT: Food and Africulture Organisation of the UN
SEDAC
SEDAC
World Bank Data
World Bank Data

City Population Project


SEDAC
UNECA
UNESA: United Nations Deptartment of Economic and Social Affairs

World Bank Data

OECD
UNDPKO: Dept. Of Peacekeeping Operations
UNECA
World Bank Data

ral Development
African Bank Group- Open Data for Africa
SEDAC- Agriculture and Food Security
SEDAC- Effects of climate change on global food production
World Bank Data

African Bank Group- Open Data for Africa


SEDAC
UNESA: United Nations Deptartment of Economic and Social Affairs
World Bank Data

African Development Bank Group


Africa Economic Outlook/OECD
Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
HDI: Human Development Index
Poverty Action Lab
World Bank Data
World Bank Data
World Bank Data
World Bank Data
World Bank Data
World Bank Microdata - Enterprise Data
World Bank Microdata- Remittances data

AidData
OECD

African Development Bank Group


Blatant World- Africa page
Data First
Interuniverity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Nation Master.com

OECD Statistics
Poverty Action Lab
World Bank Data
World Bank Data

Conflict analysis and crisis mapping


Middle Eastern Violence map
Systematic
on domestic
and international
terrorist events
Uprisings indata
the Arab
World, Peace
& Justice, Responsibility
to Protect, Climate Change and Conflict, Gender and
Armed conflict and intervention, Polity IV: Regime Authority Characteristics and Transitions, State Fragility Index
Ethnic conflict, minority conflict
Data
international
terrorist
and events
Socialon
violenceprotests,
riots,organisational
strikes, coups,characteristics
communal violence,
and other types of social unrest
Organised violence where the government is a main actor

Event-based and georeferenced dataset on organized violence, detailing all of the UCDPs categories of violence
Peacekeeping statistics

Political,
economic constitutions,
and financial risk
ratings based on the following indicators:
Turmoil
Data on elections,
monarchies,
Restrictions on equity
Election
result on
data
for operations
all Sub-Sarahan African countries
Restrictions
local
Taxation
discrimination
Public
opinion
database of opinions on social, political and economic atmosphere
Repatriation
restrictions
Public perceptions
of governance, economics, well-being etc.
Exchange controls
Voter
turnout,
electoral system design, gender quotas, direct democracy
Tariff
barriers
Nontariff
barriers indicators as a measure of african governance
Human
development
Payment
delays
Database on national parliaments
Expansionary economic policies
Government
Labor costsquality on 4 pillars: 1. Safety & Rule of Law, 2. Participation & Human Rights, 3. Sustainable Econom
Foreign debt
Regime authority characteristic monitor
Global database of quotas for women
Environmental governance and international treaties
Corruption perception index and global corruption barometer
Public sector data- various indicators
Service delivery survey results
Aggregate governance measure based on indicators: Voice and Accountability, Political Stability and Absence of

Road coverage, telephone lines, mobile phone subscribers, internet users, personal computers.
Access to telecommunication services
Infrastructure projects in Africa
Rail and road coverage, water sources, internet connections, coverage
R&D expenditure, patent applications, high-tech exports

National Health Accounts

IHME Educational Attainment and Child Mortality


Disaster database Insect infestation, temperature, drought
Malaria Risk, Inherited Blood Disorders, Mosquito vectors
Maternal mortality rates globally
Education- various indicators
Mixed indicators of health
Household and Community-level Surveys,
Social Accounting Matrices,
Institution-level
Food production,Surveys,
food trade, micronutrients consumed
Geospatial Data,
Rainfall,
Regional crop
Data,yields and other indicators of famine conditions
Agricultural Investment and Expenditure
Various hunger stats and their source documents linked

HDI indices
Various datasets on a range of topics- mainly to do with microeconomics and health
Various datasets on various indicators of poverty

Carbon Cycle Climate Coastal Sensitivity to Sea Level Rise Energy and Socioeconomic Systems Land-Use and Ec
Climate change and African political and household stability, conflict event, type, location

Environmental burden of disease, Air pollution (effects on humans), Water (effects on humans), Air Pollution (effe
Temperature, Precipitation, Pressure and Circulation Indices, UK Climate Indices, Mediterranean climate, Alpine
Extreme temperature, volcanos, floods, droughts, earthquake, storms
Disaster risk and statistics
Impacts, vulnerability and adaptation
Mixed indicators of climate change data and impacts

Forest cover satelite data of the Congo Basin


Environmental Performance Index (EPI)
Extreme temperature, volcanos, floods, droughts, earthquake, storms
Import and export of wood products
Land use and land cover change, fertiliser use
Water resources and consumption- coastal water quality, global resevoirs and dams etc.
Energy and Mining- various indicators
Environmental- various indicators

Population nodes
Gridded population of the world
Migration data
Urban and rural populations of all countries and agglomerations

Fertility rates, birth rates, contraception use, malnutrition rates etc.

Aid spent on gender empowerment by OECD countries


Gender statistics of peacekeeping forces

Gender pay gap, female researchers, female plant and mechanic operators, % of homicide victims that are wom
Gender- various indicators

Datasets on food production, agricultural labour force etc


Land use, fertiliser use etc.
Agriculture and rural development- various indicators

Population living in slum areas


Settlement points, metropolitan population changes
Urban population data, current and projections
Urban development indicators- car drivers, sanitation facilities, road sector energy consumption

Consumption, Agriculture, Debt & Financial Flows, Economy, Energy, Environment, ICT, Infrastructure, Prices, Pro
African fiscal data
Firm-level data
HDI indices
Various datasets on a range of topics- mainly to do with microeconomics and health
Economic Policy and external debt
Financial sector- various indicators
Private sector- various indicators
Labour and Social protection- various indicators
Poverty/income data- various indicators
Enterprise data
Remittances and Migration data

Database of international aid flows


ODA by region, country, FDI etc.

Consumption, Agriculture, Debt & Financial Flows, Economy, Energy, Environment, ICT, Infrastructure, Prices, Pro

Mixed topics/mixed sources


Census Enumerations, Community and Urban Studies, Conflict, Aggression, Violence, Wars, Economic Behavior a
Mixed
topics Bodies, Mass Political Behavior and Attitudes, Organizational Behavior, Social Indicators, Social Inst
Deliberative
Mixed topics/mixed sources

Mixed topics
Various datasets on a range of topics- mainly to do with microeconomics and health
Social development indicators
Aid effectiveness

2.

Saudi
-Somalia
Nigeria
Madagasca
Arabia,
-South
Republic
rYemen,
Africa
of
Congo
Malawi
Egypt,
-Sudan
Rwanda
Mali
Syria,
-Swaziland
Senegal
Mauritania
Lebanon,
-Tanzania
Sierra
Format
Mauritius
Syria,
-Togo
Leone
Mozambiqu
Israel/Pales
-Tunisia
Time3.Frame
No.
4.Countries
of countries
(if 1.
listLocation
available)
2.Scale
Type of Data
Time Scale
Geospatial?
Somalia
e
tine,
-Uganda
South
Namibia
Algeria,
-Vanuatu
Africa
Niger
Libya,
-Zambia
Sudan
Tunisia,
1997-2012
50 Nigeria
-Zimbabwe Local
Quant. and Daily/event Yes
Rwanda
Western
Swaziland
2010-2011
16 Algeria,
MorNational/SubQuant. and Daily/event No
Sao
Tome
Sahara
Tanzania
1970-2010 N/A
List N/A
Local
Quant. and Daily/event No
and
Togo
200379 Principe
National/Reg
Qual.
Annual/ monNo
Tunisia
Senegal
1946-2010
164 ListUganda
N/A
National/RegQuant. and Q
Annual
No
Seychelles
Zambia
1945- 2010 200+
List
N/A
Local
Quant. and Daily/event No
Sierra
Leone
1998-2005 N/A
List
N/A
Local
Quant.
Event
No
Zimbabwe
Somalia
1990-2011
49
Local
Quant. and Q
Daily/event Yes
South
1946-2011
33 *African
Quant.
Daily/event No
Africa couLocal
1989-2010
38 Sudan
Algeria, AngLocal
Quant.
Daily/event Yes
Swaziland
200616 missionsDRC, South S
National/RegQuant.
Monthly
No
Tanzania
Togo
Uganda
Zambia
1998200+
List N/A
National
Quant. and Q
Event
Yes
Zimbabwe
199049 Angola BeniNational
Quant.
Event
No
20 Algeria
Benin, Botsw
Local
Egypt
List N/A
Libya
List
N/A
Morocco
60 Tunisia
National

19991935-

200+

2000N/A
2000-2007
Various

N/A

Qual.

Annual

No

Quant. and Qual

No

Quant. and Event


Quant.
Annual

No
No

List N/A

2000-2010
1980-

53 All Africa
140 List N/A

National
Local

Quant. and Q
Annual
QuantitativeMonthly

No
No

1800-2010

164 List N/A

National

Quant. and Q
Annual

No

2003-

N/A

National/locQual.

Event

No

Various

N/A

List N/A

National/SubQuant.

Various

Yes

National/locQuant. and Q
Annual

No

National

2001-2010
Various

86 List N/A
200+

List N/A

2000-2007

Quant.

Annual

No

Qual.

Random

No

National

Quant.

Annual

No

9 Cambodia, CMicro

1996-2010

213 List N/A

2000-2010

54 All Africa

National

Quant.

Annual

No

2002-2009

51 List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

2007-

54 All Africa

National

Quant.

Event

Yes

1980-2011 200+

List N/A

National/SubQuant.

Various

Yes

Various

List N/A

National

Quant.

Various

No

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

200+

1995-2009 All Africa

Various
Various

United
Pakistan
States
Brazil of
America
Ethiopia
Uruguay
Kenya
Uzbekistan
Mozambiqu
175 Venezuela
List
National
Quant.
e N/A
Vietnam
Peru
N/A
List N/A
National
Quant.
Yemen
Chad
49 African List
N/A
Sub-nationalQuant.
Zambia
Haiti
200+
Zimbabwe National
Quant.
Liberia
Nicaragua
Tanzania
200+
List N/A
National
Quant.
China
India
Madagasca
rList N/A
200+
National
Quant.
Nigeria
N/A
Sub-Saharan
Regional
Quant.
Vietnam
22 Colombia Local
Quant. and

Various

N/A

1970-2009
1900-2011
2007-2010
1990-2010
1980-2011
1980-2011

Various

Annual

No

Event

No

Annual
Annual

Yes
No

Various

Yes

Annual/vari No
Weekly/vari Yes
Various
No

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual/vari No

1980-2011 200+

List N/A

National

Quant.

Various

Various

N/A

List N/A

Local

QuantitativeMixed

No

Various

N/A

List N/A

National

Quant.

Various

No

1980-future projections List N/A

National

Quant.

Various

Yes/various

1996-2010 48 African List N/A

Local

Quant. and Event/variouYes

2006, 2008,

National

Quant.

163 List N/A

Annual

No

No

Various

N/A

List N/A

Sub-nationalQuant.

1900-

200+

List N/A

National

1970-

200+

List N/A

Sub-nationalQuant.

Various

200+

List N/A

Sub-nationalQuant. and Monthly/var?

Various

N/A

List N/A

National/SubQuant.

Various

Yes/various

List N/A

National/SubQuant.

Annual

Yes

Quant.

Various

No

1980-2011 200+

Various

9 Burundi, Cam
Local

2006, 2008,

Monthly/varNo

QuantitativeEvent

No**

Monthly/var?

163 List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

1900-

N/A

List N/A

National

Quant.

Event

No**

1961-

200+

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

Various

N/A

List N/A

Sub-nationalQuant.

Various

No

Various

N/A

List N/A

Sub-nationalQuant.

Various

No

1980- 2011 200+

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

1980- 2011 200+

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

2012 for agg200+

List N/A

Sub-nationalQuant.

Annual

Yes

1990, 1995,N/A

List N/A

Sub-nationalQuant.

Annual

No

Various

European coNational

Quant.

Annual

No

Sub-nationalQuant.

Annual

No

N/A

1950-2050 200+

List N/A

1980- 2011 200+

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

2007-2009 N/A

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

National

Quant.

Monthly

No

1980-

European coNational

Quant.

Annual

No

1980- 2011 200+

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

Various

N/A

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

Various

N/A

List N/A

Sub-nationalQuant.

Annual

No

Various

N/A

List N/A

Sub-nationalQuant.

Annual

No

1980-2011 200+

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

1990-2010 N/A

List N/A

Sub-nationalQuant.

Annual

No

Various

List N/A

Sub-nationalQuant.

Annual

No

1950-2050 200+

List N/A

Sub-nationalQuant.

Annual

No

1980- 2011 200+

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

2000-2010 All Africa

All Africa

National

Quant.

Annual

No

National

Quant.

Annual

No

Quant.

Annual

No

2006-2011 17 missions

N/A

1996-2008 50 African List N/A


2007-2009

3 Ghana, EthioMixed

1980-2011 200+

List N/A

National

Quant.

Various

No

Various

List N/A

Local

Quant.

Mixed

No

1980- 2011 200+

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

1980- 2011 200+

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

1980- 2011 200+

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

1980- 2011 200+

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

1980- 2011 200+

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

Local

Quant.

Annual

No

7 Burkina FasoLocal

Quant.

Annual

No

Local/sub-naQuant.

Various

Yes- the

List N/A

Various

Quant.

Various

No

2000-2010 All Africa

All Africa

National

Quant.

Annual

No

Various

List N/A

Various

Quant. and Various

No

1970- 2010 2 African


Various
N/A

South Africa,Local
List N/A
Various

Quant. and Annual


Various
Various

No
Various

Various

List N/A

Quant. and Various

No

N/A

2002-2010

126

2009-2010

Various

144 List N/A


N/A

All

All

Various

Various

N/A

List N/A

Various

Quant.

Various

No

Various

N/A

List N/A

Local

Quant.

Mixed

No

Various

N/A

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

Various

N/A

List N/A

National

Quant.

Annual

No

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Details of Organisations/Data Sources


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Organisation
ACLED: Armed Conflict Location Event Dataset
ICG:International Crisis Group
UCDP: Upsala University Conflict Data Programme
SCAD: Social conflict in Africa dataset, University of Texas
INSCR:Integrated Network for Societal Conflict Research/CSP: Centre for
Financial Times
GTD: Global Terrorism Database
MAR: Minorities at Risk
PVC: Project on Violent Conflict

Ace Project
African Elections Database
Afrobarometer
Gallup Opinion Poll
IDEA: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance
Index of African Governance/Harvard University's Kennedy School of Gov
Interparliamentary Union
Moibrahim Index
Political Risk Services Group (PRS)
Polity IV/Centre for Systemic Peace
Quota Project
SEDAC: Environmental governance
Transparency International
World Bank Data - various websites and indicators

African Development Bank Group Data Portal


African Economic Outlook
European Union Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund
World Bank Data- Infrastructure
World Bank Data- Science and Technology

EMDAT/CRED: Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters ( CRE


Malaria Atlas Programme (MAPs)

MME: UN Maternal Mortality Estimation Interagency Group


World Bank Data- Health

FAO: Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations


FEWS NET: Famine Early Warning System Network
IFPRI Food Security Portal: International Food Policy Research Institute
WFP: World Food Programme

CDIAC: Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center


CCAPs: Climate Change and African Political Stability
CIESEN and Yale
CRU: Climate Research Unit, University of East Anglia
EMDAT/CRED: Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters ( CRE
IPCC DDC: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Data Distribution
Prevention Web
SEDAC - Climate Change
World Bank Data

Carpe
CIESEN and Yale: Environmental Performance Index (EPI)
EMDAT/CRED: Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters ( CRE
FAOSTAT- Forestry
SEDAC
SEDAC
World Bank Data
World Bank Data

City Population Project


SEDAC: Gridded Population of the world
UNESA Population Division
World Bank Data

OECD: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development


UNDPKO: Dept. Of Peacekeeping Operations

UNECA
World Bank Data

African Bank Group- Open Data for Africa


SEDAC- Agriculture and Food Security
SEDAC- Effects of climate change on global food production
World Bank Data

African Bank Group- Open Data for Africa


SEDAC
UNESA: United Nations Deptartment of Economic and Social Affairs
World Bank Data

African Development Bank Group


Africa Economic Outlook/OECD
Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
Poverty Action Lab
World Bank Data
World Bank Data
World Bank Data
World Bank Data
World Bank Data
World Bank Microdata- Remittances data

Details

Country Origin

ACLED (Armed Conflict Location and Even


US/Ireland
The International Crisis Group is an i

US

The Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCD


Sweden
The Social Conflict in Africa Database US
The Center for Systemic Peace (CSP) isUS
A newspaper originally, the Financial US
GTD is university-based/government res
US
MAR is a research project founded by Te
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A Rockefeller College of Public Affairs US

ACE, founded in 1998, is a collaborativUS


Founded in 1994, the purpose of the AED
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Afrobarometer is an independent, non Ghana/South
pa
Africa
Gallup, founded in 1935, is a leading gUS
IDEA is an intergovernmental organisatSweden
The Index of African Governance is a pUS
The IPU is the official organisation of

Switzerland

Established in 2006, the Mo Ibrahim FoUS


A private research company founded inUS
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Founded in 1975 Polity IV is a databaseUS
Founded in 2003 by International IDEAUS/Sweden
SEDAC, the Socioeconomic Data and App
US
TI is an international anti-corruption

US

The World Bank is a family of 5 larger Multinational

The African Bank Group was founed in Cote


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d'Ivoire
African Economic Outlook.org is a gro France

The establishment of the EU-Africa Partnership on Infrastructure is one of the main actions that underpins the EU
The World Bank is a family of 5 larger Multinational
The World Bank is a family of 5 larger Multinational

CRED is Located at Columbia University


US
The Malaria Atlas Project is a project

UK

MME is the UN interagency group for mMultinational


The World Bank is a family of 5 larger organisations whose chief role is to administrate loans for poorer countrie

The FAOserves as a knowledge network


Multinational
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The U.S. Agency for International DeveUS
The International Food Policy ResearchUS
WFP is the food aid arm of the United Multinational
Nations system

The Carbon Dioxide Information AnalysUS


CCAPS climate security vulnerability daUS
An Initiative of the Yale Center for E

US

CRU

UK

CRED is Located at Columbia University


US
The DDC has been established to faciliMultinational
PreventionWeb serves is a project launc
Multinational
SEDAC, the Socioeconomic Data and App
US
The World Bank is a family of 5 larger Multinational

CARPE is an initiative by USAID. The we


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An Initiative of the Yale Center for E

US

CRED is Located at Columbia University


US
FAOSTATForestry provides annual produ
Multinational
SEDAC, the Socioeconomic Data and App
US
SEDAC, the Socioeconomic Data and App
US
The World Bank is a family of 5 larger Multinational
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The World Bank is a family of 5 larger Multinational

These dynamic graphics show aid spent on gender equality and womens empowerment both in total and by ind

The African Bank Group was founed in 1954 with shareholders of 53 African countries and 23 non- African countr

The African Bank Group was founed in 1954 with shareholders of 53 African countries and 23 non- African countr

African Economic Outlook.org is a group of African Development Bank, the OECD Development Centre, the Unite
Firm-level data
Various datasets on a range of topics- mainly to do with microeconomics and health
Economic Policy and external debt
Financial sector- various indicators
Private sector- various indicators
Labour and Social protection- various indicators
Poverty/income data- various indicators

ns that underpins the EU Strategy for Africa. The Partnership was launched in October 2007 in Addis Ababa by the African

oans for poorer countries. The WB was founded in 1945 after the Bretton Woods agreement.

t both in total and by individual DAC member. Together, DAC members committed USD 23 billion per year to gender equali

nd 23 non- African countries which 'seeks to stimulate and mobilize internal and external resources to promote investments

nd 23 non- African countries which 'seeks to stimulate and mobilize internal and external resources to promote investments

opment Centre, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, the United Nations Development Programme and is th

Addis Ababa by the African Union Commission (AUC) and the European Commission. The European Commission believes tha

n per year to gender equality in 2007-2009. Almost one fourth of this aid was spent in the health sector, and large shares w

ces to promote investments as well as provide its regional member countries with technical and financial assistance.'

ces to promote investments as well as provide its regional member countries with technical and financial assistance.'

ment Programme and is the organisation in charge of the annual African Economic Outlook report. AEO employs a cross-c

an Commission believes that regional cooperation and integration is the best tool to increase security, to boost trade and p

h sector, and large shares were committed in the education and governance sectors. Overall, less aid was committed to ge

financial assistance.'

financial assistance.'

ort. AEO employs a cross-country, macro-economic framework, allowing for comparative analysis both over time and acros

curity, to boost trade and prosperity and to further sustainable human development.

s aid was committed to gender equality in the economic and productive sectors.

s both over time and across countries