São Tomé and Principe

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Sharing for achieving the #GlobalGoals in São Tomé and Principe

By suitably #tagging their content, stakeholders can contribute it to an open domestic and global conversation on innovation for sustainable development, the economic activities and functions of government in São Tomé and Principe.

In a #tag2wiki step, the #tagged discourse can be curated, analysed, and shared and conflicting viewpoints can be covered in wiki sector maps and maps of the functions of government, as part of São Tomé and Principe's planning for inclusive and sustainable development1.

#sdgST tags for sustainable development goals

Sustainable Development Global Goals (SDGs)2 in São Tomé and Principe - use #sdgST on Twitter or G+.

  • #sdg01ST (Twitter) G+: Goal 1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • #sdg02ST (Twitter) G+: Goal 2. End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture
  • #sdg03ST (Twitter) G+: Goal 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  • #sdg04ST (Twitter) G+: Goal 4. Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote life-long learning opportunities for all
  • #sdg05ST (Twitter) G+: Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • #sdg06ST (Twitter) G+: Goal 6. Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
  • #sdg07ST (Twitter) G+: Goal 7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all
  • #sdg08ST (Twitter) G+: Goal 8. Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
  • #sdg09ST (Twitter) G+: Goal 9. Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  • #sdg10ST (Twitter) G+: Goal 10. Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • #sdg11ST (Twitter) G+: Goal 11. Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • #sdg12ST (Twitter) G+: Goal 12. Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • #sdg13ST (Twitter) G+: Goal 13. Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
  • #sdg14ST (Twitter) G+: Goal 14. Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
  • #sdg15ST (Twitter) G+ Goal 15. Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
  • #sdg16ST (Twitter) G+ Goal 16. Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
  • #sdg17ST (Twitter) G+: Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Each goal has targets listed under the tab with the goal's number.

For these targets there are #SDT tags. If you consider a target of particular interest for your country, then create your country's #sdt tags using a simple trick.

An example: for the global sustainable development target with tag #SDT011, construct the #tag for ST as follows: #sdt011ST.

São Tomé and Principe's Social Progress Index

Check São Tomé and Principe's Social Progress Index (Social Progress Imperative).

#tags for content, questions and answers on economy and government in São Tomé and Principe

#isicST tags for economic activities

Sector in São Tomé and Principe #isicST #tag
A - Agriculture, forestry and fishing #ST88A
B - Mining and quarrying #ST88B
C - Manufacturing #ST88C
D - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply #ST88D
E - Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities #ST88E
F - Construction #ST88F
G - Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles #ST88G
H - Transportation and storage #ST88H
I - Accommodation and food service activities #ST88I
J - Information and communication #ST88J
K - Financial and insurance activities #ST88K
L - Real estate activities #ST88L
M - Professional, scientific and technical activities #ST88M
N - Administrative and support service activities #ST88N
O - Public administration and defence; compulsory social security #ST88O
P - Education #ST88P
Q - Human health and social work activities #ST88Q
R - Arts, entertainment and recreation #ST88R
S - Other service activities #ST88S
T - Activities of households #ST88T
U - Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies #ST88U

#cofogST tags for functions of government close to the People

Check out São Tomé and Principe's profile in the Human Development Report - 2014 to understand the country's challenges in below areas.


09 - Education - #ST09fg

Functions of government #cofogST tag
Pre-primary education (IS) #cofog0911ST
Primary education (IS) #cofog0912ST
Lower-secondary education (IS) #cofog0921ST
Upper-secondary education (IS) #cofog0922ST
Post-secondary non-tertiary education (IS) #cofog0930ST
First stage of tertiary education (IS) #cofog0941ST
Second stage of tertiary education (IS) #cofog0942ST
Education not definable by level (IS) #cofog0950ST
Subsidiary services to education (IS) #cofog0960ST
R&D Education (CS) #cofog0970ST
Education n.e.c. (CS) #cofog0980ST
Initiatives COFOG 09.7: Education For All - Global Monitoring Report: Education Inequalities Indicators
Fast Track Initiative Education For All country page
COPNI 04.7: Forro Language Online Encyclopedia, Fang Online Encyclopedia



09 with detailed structure and explanatory notes at COFOG Division 09 - Education
The related category of industry (ISIC) is P - Education
International World Bank Education Strategy 2020
09.1 - Pre-primary and primary education (also COPNI 04.1): Education For All, Primary Education, Early childhood education at Development Strategies that work
09.2 - Secundary education(also COPNI 04.2): Secundary Education at Development Strategies that work
09.3 - Post-secundary non-tertiary education (also COPNI 04.3):
09.4 - Tertiary education(also COPNI 04.4):
09.5 - Education not-definable by level (also COPNI 04.5): Special education for persons with intellectual or psycho-social disabilities at Development Strategies that work
09.6 - Subsidiary services to education: Access to Schools, Preventive health care and improved nutrition for children at Development Strategies that work
09.7 - R&D Education(also COPNI 04.6):
09.8 - Education n.e.c.: World Bank Education Strategy 2020
COPNI 04.7 - Other educational services:

… for functions of government relating to the Economy, Environment and Community


04 - Economic Affairs - #ST04fg

Functions of government #cofogST tag
General economic and commercial affairs (CS) #cofog0411ST
General labour affairs (CS) #cofog0412ST
Agriculture (CS) #cofog0421ST
Forestry (CS) #cofog0422ST
Fishing and hunting (CS) #cofog0423ST
Coal and other solid mineral fuels (CS) #cofog0431ST
Petroleum and natural gas (CS) #cofog0432ST
Nuclear fuel (CS) #cofog0433ST
Other fuels (CS) #cofog0434ST
Electricity (CS) #cofog0435ST
Non-electric energy (CS) #cofog0436ST
Mining of mineral resources other than mineral fuels (CS) #cofog0441ST
Manufacturing (CS) #cofog0442ST
Construction (CS) #cofog0443ST
Road transport (CS) #cofog0451ST
Water transport (CS) #cofog0452ST
Railway transport (CS) #cofog0453ST
Air transport (CS) #cofog0454ST
Pipeline and other transport (CS) #cofog0455ST
Communication (CS) #cofog0460ST
Distributive trades, storage and warehousing (CS) #cofog0471ST
Hotels and restaurants (CS) #cofog0472ST
Tourism (CS) #cofog0473ST
Multi-purpose development projects (CS) #cofog0474ST
R&D General economic, commercial and labour affairs (CS) #cofog0481ST
R&D Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (CS) #cofog0482ST
R&D Fuel and energy (CS) #cofog0483ST
R&D Mining, manufacturing and construction (CS) #cofog0484ST
R&D Transport (CS) #cofog0485ST
R&D Communication (CS) #cofog0486ST
R&D Other industries (CS) #cofog0487ST
Economic affairs n.e.c. (CS) #cofog0490ST
Initiatives ISIC K: Kiva Fellows Blog on São Tomé and Principe (not for all countries)
COFOG 04.2: Country profile at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations;
Plantwise Knowledge Bank country page (set country on first visit) including pest diagnostic tool and treatment support.
Enhanced Integrated Framework country page
COFOG 04.2: Crop Calendar for the agro-ecological zones.



04 with detailed structure and explanatory notes at COFOG Division 04 - Economic affairs
The related categories of industry (ISIC) are:
04.1.1: K - Financial and insurance activities
04.2: A - Agriculture, forestry and fishing;
04.3: D - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply and B - Mining and quarrying
04.4: B - Mining and quarrying, C - Manufacturing and F - Construction
04.5: H - Transportation and storage
04.6: J - Information and communication
04.7.1: G - Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; H - Transportation and storage (Storage)
04.7.2; 04.7.3: I - Accommodation and food service activities
International 04.1.2 - General labour affairs:
COPNI 07.2 - Services of labour organizations:
04.1.1 - General economic and commercial affairs: Access to Insurance Initiative,
World Bank Trade Strategy (Consultation) Food Security, Access to markets
04.2 - Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting: World Bank Agriculture Action Plan FY2010-12; Fisheries; Improving agricultural productivity at Development Strategies that work; The Standards and Trade Development Facility ; Farmers' Rights - Resource pages for Decision-Makers qnd Practitioners
04.2.1: Land Reform at Development Strategies that work
04.3 - Fuel and energy: World Bank Energy Strategy Consultations,
04.4 - Mining, manufacturing and construction:
04.5 - Transport: Transport, Infrastructure Development at Development Strategies that work
04.6 - Communication:
04.7 - Other industries:
04.8 - R&D Economic affairs:
04.9 - Economic affairs n.e.c.:
COPNI 07.3 - Services of professional organizations:Share4Dev by InfoBridge

… for functions of government strengthening society's foundations


01 General Public Services - #ST01fg

Functions of government #cofogST tag
Executive and legislative organs (CS) #cofog0111ST
Financial and fiscal affairs (CS) #cofog0112ST
External affairs (CS) #cofog0113ST
Economic aid to developing countries and countries in transition (CS) #cofog0121ST
Economic aid routed through international organizations (CS) #cofog0122ST
General personnel services (CS) #cofog0131ST
Overall planning and statistical services (CS) #cofog0132ST
Other general services (CS) #cofog0133ST
Basic research (CS) #cofog0140ST
R&D General public services (CS) #cofog0150ST
General public services n.e.c. (CS) #cofog0160ST
Public debt transactions (CS) #cofog0170ST
Transfers of a general character between different levels of government (CS) #cofog0180ST

COFOG 01.1: HIPC Initiative (Debt relief)

COFOG 0132: São Tomé and Principe's profile in the Human Development Report - 2014



01 with detailed structure and explanatory notes at COFOG Division 01 - General public services
The related categories of industry (ISIC) are:
- O - Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
- 01.1: U - Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies
International 01.1 - Executive and legislative organs, financial and fiscal affairs, external affairs: Public administration reform
01.2 - Foreign economic aid:
01.3 - General services: System of National Accounts 2008, at Development Strategies that work by UN Economic and Social Council, Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (JPOI), London Declaration for Transparency, the Free Flow of Information and Development (2010)
01.4 - Basic research:
01.5 - R&D General public services:
01.6 - General public services n.e.c.:
01.7 - Public debt transactions:
01.8 - Transfers of general character between different levels of government:
COPNI 09.1 - Services n.e.c.:
COPNI 09.2 - R&D Services:
COPNI 07.1 - Services of political parties: Universal Periodic Review3


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