The Africa Competitiveness Report 2011

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The African Development Bank, the World Bank, and the World Economic Forum have jointly launched a new report, “The Africa Competitiveness report 2011”. It is released ahead of the World Economic Forum on Africa, taking place from May 4-6 in Cape Town, South Africa.

The study presents an integrated vision of the policy challenges African nations face as they build a foundation for sustainable growth and prosperity. It argues that increasing trade, enhancing higher education, ensuring entrepreneurial opportunities for women and developing the tourism sector will all be key to improving the region’s economic prospects.

The report includes detailed competitiveness profiles, providing a comprehensive summary of the drivers of competitiveness in each of the countries covered by the report.

The full text is available online.