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African Governance Report V - 2018

Natural Resource Governance and Domestic Revenue Mobilization for Structural Transformation

  • Author: UN, ECA
  • Publication date: May 2019
  • Page count: 132
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 18.II.K.3

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ISBN: 9789211251333
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ISBN: 9789210473378

About the book

Exploitation of natural resources has dominated economic activity in Africa but the benefits have accrued only to a privileged few. The continent’s most common strategy of exporting commodities in their raw (non-valued added) form has led to disappointing results, reflected in unsustainable and non-inclusive economic growth, marginal improvements in the well-being of the population, and low levels of economic diversification and transformation. This report emphasizes the need to strengthen natural resource governance institutions and frameworks to enhance domestic revenue, the promotion of economic diversification, and structural transformation.