We help African countries achieve sustainable development by providing policy advice, technical assistance and mobilizing international support for the continent.

Economic Development in Africa Report

The Report analyses major aspects of Africa´s development problems and policy issues of interest to African countries.

It makes policy recommendations for action by African countries themselves and by the international community to overcome the development challenges that the continent faces.


Activities in support of Africa

Activities in Favour of Africa

Every year, the Trade and Development Board considers a report on UNCTAD's activities in favour of Africa.

The document provides an overview of UNCTAD´s research and analysis on African development issues and a summary of specific activities - such as advisory services and technical cooperation - in different areas of work within its mandate.