We assist African countries to achieve sustainable development by providing policy advice, technical assistance and mobilizing international support for the continent.
Economic Development in Africa Report
This annual 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.
This episode of the Weekly Tradecast explores economic diversification in Africa with Paul Akiwumi, UNCTAD's director for Africa and least developed countries.
Report on activities in support of Africa
Every year, the Trade and Development Board considers a report on our activities in support of Africa.
The document provides an overview of our 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.