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Colloque international à la FAO du 15 au 17 février 2016
La sécurité alimentaire s’aggrave dans les zones victimes de troubles civils et de conditions météorologiques défavorables
La corruption gagne du terrain et les gouvernements sont impuissants à enrayer le phénomène, d’après le sondage d’opinion mené en Afrique
Transparency International estime que 75 millions d’Africains ont versé un pot-de-vin au cours de l’année dernière
The IMF’s Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center South (AFRITAC South), in collaboration with the Africa Training Institute, held a seminar on “Strengthening Fiscal Frameworks and Public Financial Management Systems for Managing Natural Resource Wealth” on September 21–25, 2015 in Mauritius.
The AFRITACs Central and South organized on September 28-October 2 an interregional seminar, in collaboration with the Africa Training Institute. The event organized at the institute’s headquarters in Mauritius brought together senior officials and experts in tax and customs from Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Madagascar, Mauritius, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Congo.
At the conclusion of the mission, Mr. Trines, issued the following statement: “The economic situation in Comoros continues to be difficult. The crisis in the electricity sector and the slower-than-expected implementation of the public investment program (PIP) have adversely affected economic activity and tax revenue. Unbudgeted increases in the wage bill and the exhausted Economic Citizenship program’s (ECP) deposits have limited the government’s scope to finance itself domestically. Therefore, the government has been falling ever further behind with the payment of public sector wages and salaries since late 2014.
“The mission projects that economic growth will be only about 1 percent in 2015, well below the estimated population growth rate. Overall inflation appears to have remained moderate, at around 2 percent on an annual basis, despite the substantial appreciation of the dollar against the euro. However, this is difficult to substantiate as the consumer price index has not been updated on the basis of actual price data since November 2014. Moreover, the appreciation of the dollar has led to intensified pressures on the balance of payments due to the high dependence on and limited substitutability of imports. As a result, international reserves have declined.
Illicit Financial Flows: Significant Impediment to Achieving Sustainable Development Goal #6 — Ensuring Healthy Lives
Analysis of illicit financial flows (IFFs) in the poorest nations shows that from 2008 – 2012 IFFs swamped national health spending in many countries. The IFF/Health Spending ratios provided below give an indication of the challenge some countries will face in achieving Sustainable Development Goals #6.
La mise en œuvre de la SCA2D et de plusieurs politiques sectorielles a plus que jamais besoin de disposer des statistiques multisectorielles fiables
The Mediterranean sea has become a graveyard for Africa’s youth. Every day, we see images of what would appear to be a continent racked by conflict and poverty, and people risking – often losing – their lives in an attempt to flee . Yet Africa has 11 of the 20 fastest growing economies in the world. Africa has enormous resources, and almost half of the world’s uncultivated land that is suitable for growing food crops. So why are so many people desperate to leave behind a land of such opportunity?
IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to the Union of the Comoros
The core of informational technology usage conception in public administration is all about Joint Information Center and public communication supervision and an interaction logging that is held by information management system. The system includes automated online rating of particular public servants and managers and whole state agency. All citizens’ unfilled requests escalate to the superior level of public administration until dispute would be settled. This conception enables marketing of public communication on the state level.
The African continent is crossed by five trends: demographic change, urbanisation, technological changes, the transfer of economic power and climate change
One of the key factors in developing socially oriented state might be usage of information technology. Is it really possible to change people life for a better one by using these means? The answer can be found in this article.
MORONI, Comoros, February 9, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On February 4, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2014 Article IV consultation1 with the Union of Comoros.
MORONI, Comoros, March 11, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ – A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Moroni from February 25 to March 11 to review developments during the last quarter of 2013, assess the current situation, and lay the basis for discussions on a new program. The mission met with His Excellency Dr. Ikililou Dhoinine, President of the Union, and held discussions with Vice-President and Finance Minister Soilihi, Governor of the Central Bank of the Comoros (BCC) Chanfiou, Permanent Secretary of the Committee to Monitor Reforms Oubeidi, and other government and central bank officials, as well as representatives of the private sector, the National Assembly, officials of the islands of Grande Comore and Anjouan, and the donor community.
MORONI, Comoros, October 1, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is visiting Moroni from September 17 to October 1 for discussions on the sixth review of the Union of Comoros’ Extended Credit Facility (ECF)1 arrangement. The mission met with His Excellency Dr. Ikililou Dhoinine, President of the Union, and held discussions with Vice-President and Finance Minister Soilihi, Governor of the Central Bank of the Comoros (BCC) Chanfiou, Permanent Secretary of the Committee to Monitor Reforms Oubeidi, and other government and central bank officials, as well as representatives of the private sector and the donor community.