Industrialize Africa - Strategies, Policies, Institutions, and Financing
- Publication Date:
- 17 November 2017
- Africa, Agribusiness, Economy, Business and Finance, Energy, Industry and Infrastructure, Investment, Sustainable Development
A new report released by the African Development Bank (AfDB) calls for the industrialization of the continent with a focus on smart industrial policy, structural transformations and a move towards processing the continent's raw materials into value added products. The report, entitled "Industrialize Africa: Strategies, Policies, Institutions and Financing", features contributions from 16 authors including Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz, and famous economists such as Justin Yifu Lin, Haroon Bhorat, Ravi Kanbur, John Page, AfDB Vice-President and Chief Economist Célestin Monga, and AfDB researchers Abebe Shimeles and Amadou Boly.
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