Our mission is to deliver ideas and actions for an empowered and transformed Africa; informed by the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063. The mission is guided by ECA’s five new strategic directions which are:

  • Advancing ECA’s position as a premier knowledge institution that builds on its unique position and privilege to bring global solutions to the continent’s problems and take local solution to the continent;
  • Developing macroeconomic and structural policy options to accelerate economic diversification and job creation;
  • Designing and implementing innovative financing models for infrastructure, and for human, physical and social assets for a transforming Africa;
  • Contributing solutions to regional and transboundary challenges, with a focus on peace security and social inclusion as an important development nexus;
  • Advocating Africa’s position at the global level and developing regional responses as a contribution to global governance issues.
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