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African Economic Outlook 2016

The African Development Bank jointly with the OECD Development Centre and the United Nations Development Programme has published the “African Economic Outlook 2016: Sustainable Cities and Structural Transformation.” The report presents the continent’s current state of affairs and forecasts its situation for the coming two years. The 2016 report examines Africa’s performance in crucial areas: …
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Comparing the Real Size of African Economies

Which are the largest and smallest economies in Africa? Which are the poorest and richest countries compared to the regional average? The answer to these questions and many more can be found in the study “Comparing the Real Size of African Economies: Highlights of the main findings of the 2011 round of the international comparison …
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African Economic Outlook 2013

The African Development Bank (AfDB) jointly with the OECD Development Centre, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published the “African Economic Outlook 2013: Structural Transformation and Natural Resources.” According to the report, Africa’s agricultural, mining and energy resources could boost the continent’s economic growth and pave the way …
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Africa Competitiveness Report 2013

World Economic Forum, has just published “The Africa Competitiveness Report”. The study highlights areas requiring policy action and investment to ensure Africa lays the foundation for inclusive and sustained growth. Under the theme “Connecting Africa’s Markets in a Sustainable Way”, the report explores how Africa can connect its markets and communities through increased regional integration …
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African Economic Outlook 2011

The African Development Bank, the OECD Development Centre, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) have just launched the report “African Economic Outlook 2011.” According to the study, African countries should develop closer cross-border ties in dealing with traditional and emerging partners so they can boost sustainable …
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The Africa Competitiveness Report 2011

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 …
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Leveraging Migration for Africa

The African Development Bank and the World Bank have just published the report, “Leveraging Migration for Africa: Remittances, Skills, and Investments.” Two-thirds of migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa go to other countries in the region, while more than 90 percent of migrants from North Africa have moved outside the African continent. The top destinations for African …
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The Africa Competitiveness Report 2009

The Africa Competitiveness Report 2009 has been launched by the World Economic Forum, The African Development Bank and the World Bank. The report points out that limited access to financial services remains a major obstacle for African enterprises. However, in order to be more competitive in the global marketplace, African governments must improve infrastructure, health …
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