The Sustainable Development Report on Africa

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Workshop on


Sustainable Development Indicators:
Conceptual Framework, Data Collection and
Analysis


The Sustainable Development Report

on Africa


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 11
-
13 December 2012

The sustainable development report on Africa


Produced

on

a

biennial

basis

since

2004
-
2005

as

a

flagship

publication

of

ECA


Important

medium

for

monitoring

and

assessing

sustainable

development

in

Africa

A

tool

for

promoting

the

balanced

integration

of

the

three

dimensions

of

sustainable

development


Achievements to date

Informing policies and strategies on sustainable
development in the region

Reference tool to inform Africa’s position for the
meetings of the United Nations Commission on
Sustainable Development

Promoting dialogue on Africa’s sustainable
development priorities at regional and
international levels

Fostering partnerships among UN Agencies,
regional and sub
-
regional institutions


Past issues of the SDRA

Managing Land
-
Based
Resources for Sustainable
Development

Five
-
Year Review of the
Implementation of the World
Summit on Sustainable
Development Outcomes in
Africa

Sustainable Consumption and
Production (SCP) for
Sustainable Growth and
Poverty Reduction

Managing Africa’s Natural
Resource Base for Sustainable
Growth and Development

Theme of the SDRA V

Achieving

sustainable

development

in

Africa

through

inclusive

green

growth


Departure

from

usual

practice

to

link

the

theme

to

the

CSD

cycle


Green

economy

theme

of

Rio+
20


Addressing green growth as an opportunity for sustainable
development in Africa (Africa Consensus Statement to
Rio+20)


Inclusive

green

growth



a

step
-
wise

approach

(Outcome

document

of

the

Africa

Regional

Implementation

Meeting

on

the

follow
-
up

to

Rio+
20

outcomes)

Structure and scope of the SDRA V: Part I

To provide a robust and integrated assessment of
SD status and trends in the region


Based on themes and sub
-
themes covering priority
issues for Africa


Using specific indicators for each theme and sub
-
theme
that cover the governance, social, economic, and
environmental dimensions of sustainable development


Cover additional indicators, e.g. related to green growth


Highlight the inter
-
linkages among the three dimensions
of sustainable development and governance

SDRA V Proposed Assessment Framework

Assessment Framework:



Agreed through a consultative process (Regional consultative
workshop, EGM)


Based on themes and sub
-
themes as opposed to SD pillars


Attempts to identify inter
-
linkages across themes, sub
-
themes and
indicators (e.g. energy and climate change; education and health;
nutrition, food security, and agriculture)

SDRA V SDI set:


Based on SDRA IV


Takes into account theme of SDRA V


SDRA V: 15 themes, 53 sub
-
themes, and 123 indicators

Structure and scope of the SDRA V: Part II

Analyze opportunities and challenges for inclusive
green growth in Africa, focusing on key economic
sectors:


Agriculture and land management


Ecosystems goods and services


Energy


Industry


Trade

Discuss enabling measures (policy options and tools)
to foster inclusive green growth

Address cross
-
cutting issues (e.g. climate change,
gender, poverty, employment creation, science and
technology)

Expected outcomes

Improved availability of indicators

Increased capacity to monitor progress towards
sustainable development

Enhanced awareness and appreciation of:


The need for a balanced integration of the three
dimensions


Opportunities and challenges for inclusive green growth


Social, economic and environmental impacts of inclusive
green growth policies, strategies and plans

A guide to policy makers on reforms needed to
unlock the productive and employment potential
of a sustainable and inclusive green growth

Implementation strategy

ECA
-
wide effort

Partnership with:


Member States


Regional and sub
-
regional organizations (e.g. RECs, AUC,
AfDB)


UN agencies (UNEP, UNDP, FAO, UNIDO,

)

ECA will consolidate and circulate draft SDRA V for
internal and external peer review

The final report will be translated into French and
published as a joint publication


SDRA V process and next steps

Aug
-
Nov
2012

Finalization
and
dissemination
of
questionnaire
for data
collection at
the national
level

Jan
-
May

2013

Collection,
harmonization
and data
analysis


Drafting Part I
of SDRA V

Internal and
external peer
review

Jun
-
Oct
2013

Final Draft
Sustainable
Development
Indicator Set
for SDRA V

June
2012

Partnerships for the thematic
chapters:

Agriculture and land
management


FAO; Industry
and Energy
-

UNIDO; Ecosystem
goods and services


UNEP;
Trade: ECA; Enabling measures:
UNDP

P
a

r

t

I

P
a

r

t

II

December
2012

Workshop on
SDI with pilot
countries

Selection of
national
writers for IGG
case studies

Drafting of
Part II of
SDRA V



Where do we want to go?

Continuous

learning

process


Challenge

of

data

availability

and

reliability


Continuous

revision

of

indicator

set

over

time,

to

respond

to

new

and

emerging

challenges,

new

methodological

development,

data

availability

Move

towards

a

more

integrated

analysis



Indicators

of

integration


Sustainability

Indices?

Rio+
20

outcomes
:


Agree

to

set

up

a

process

to

identify

Sustainable

Development

Goals,

complementing

the

MDGs


Call

for

a

Global

Sustainable

Development

Report

to

be

produced

on

a

regular

basis




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