Learn from Our Past to Chart a Successful Transformation - Amoako

With abundant resources, a burgeoning youth population, and growing attractiveness to industry and investors, Africa is positioned to undergo dynamic change in the decades ahead, says Dr. K. Y. Amoako, whose book Know the Beginning Well, examines from his personal perspective policies, people, and institutions that have shaped Africa's post-independence history.  He discusses what is required for Africa's economic transformation in an AllAfrica guest column and an interview with the Council on Foreign Relations' Michelle Gavin.

Vera Songwe, executive secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa and K.Y. Amoako, founder of the African Center for Economic Transformation and a former UNECA executive secretary.

KNOW THE BEGINNING WELL: An Inside Journey Through Five Decades of African Development. By K.Y. Amoako

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