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Emmanuel Joshua CHINYAMA
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa
Economic Affairs Officer, RITD- Regional Integration & NEPAD Section
Emmanuel Joshua Chinyama is an Economic Affairs Officer at the Regional Integration & NEPAD Section of the Regional Integration and Trade Division. His areas of expertise include economics, research, analysis, regional integration, trade and budget formulation. Prior to joining ECA, he worked as an Economist for the Malawian Ministry of Finance. Recent publications focus on implementing regional integration and development agenda in Africa challenges and prospects, price elasticity of agricultural products in Malawi, and investment policies and bilateral investment treaties in Africa. Mr. Chinyama holds a M.A. in economics from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.
Areas of Expertise
Economics, Regional Integration


Master's Degree
University of Nottingham
Bachelor's degree
University of Malawi (CHANCO)




• Assessing Regional Integration in Africa-Yearly publication of the ECA and AUC-Drafting Team Member.

• Implementation of Africa’s Integration and Development Agenda – Challenges and Prospects, African Integration Review, Vol. 1 No. 1, January 2007 (Co-authored with Dr. Maxwell M. Mkwezalamba).

• “Agricultural Export Demand Elasticity for Malawi”, Master’s degree thesis submitted in part-fulfillment of the requirements of an MA degree in Economic Development and Policy Analysis, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom (September 2003).

• “Malawi’s experience in Poverty Reduction Strategies Paper (PRSP) presented at a workshop on Civil Society Organization in PRSP Implementation and Monitoring, Harare, Zimbabwe;

• Member of the Drafting Team and Co-editor of “the African Common Position on the Implementation of the Millennium Development Goals” which was presented to the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government in July 2005 in Sirte, Libya, publish

Moving Forward on Africa’s Regional Integration Agenda: Learning from Best Practices and Efforts