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Economic Development in Africa Report 2014

Catalysing Investment for Transformative Growth in Africa

  • Author: UNCTAD
  • Publication date: July 2014
  • Page count: 108
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 14.II.D.2

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ISBN: 9789211128741
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About the book

The Economic Development in Africa Report 2014 addresses the current state of development in Africa. Over the past decade, African countries have had relatively good economic growth performance. But average investment rates on the continent remain low relative to what is considered necessary to achieve national development goals and relative to the average rate for developing countries. These facts suggest that Africa’s recent growth may be fragile and that it is unlikely to be sustained in the medium to long term if current trends continue. The key question, then, is how can African Governments catalyse investment for sustained and transformative growth? This report addresses that question