The report gives a good overview of the human development situation in Ethiopia. An interesting aspect of the report is the disaggregation of HDI, showing the human development situation at regional and urban/rural levels.
Poverty is a fairly recent field of interest in Burkina Faso. Before 1996 there were no special programs or strategies dealing with poverty issues in the country. The aim of the report is to assess the action undertaken in the field of poverty alleviation.
The Angola NHDR 1998 focuses on governance and public administration and their impact on human development and social welfare. The report examines the contents and results of public policies in the economic and social fields.