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Economic diversification in Africa

United Nations. Office of the Special Adviser on Africa

Economic diversification in Africa

a review of selected countries

by United Nations. Office of the Special Adviser on Africa

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Published by OECD in [Paris] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic policy,
  • Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNew Partnership for Africa"s Development, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC800 .E274 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 p. :
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25541745M
    ISBN 109264038051, 926409623X
    ISBN 109789264038059, 9789264096233
    LC Control Number2011403108
    OCLC/WorldCa729348619

    ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION IN THE GCC 6 INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND THE CASE FOR ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION IN THE GCC The GCC economic model relies on oil as the main source of export and fiscal revenues (Figure 1). The government is the dominant force in the economy, receiving oil export revenues and in turn distributing them to citizens. findings from this study showed that economic diversification depends on the level of private sector development, quality of infrastructure and other non-economic factors such as quality of governance and political stability. Keywords: Diversification, Private Sector File Size: 1MB.


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Economic diversification falls into two major types: economic (product) diversification and export diversification. Economic diversification is generally defined as the process in which the economy becomes more diverse in terms of goods and services it produces.

Export diversification refers to deliberate policies intended to change the shares ofFile Size: KB. Economic Diversification and Growth in Africa book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book presents a coherent framework for Pages: This book presents a coherent framework for assessing economic policy making in developing countries, with special reference to those in Africa.

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achieving sustainable economic growth and diversification. At independence, farming, especially cattle, was the most important economic activity. the Customs Union agreement with South Africa were successfully concluded, securing a greater share of revenues for Botswana.

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Economic Diversification in Africa A Review of Selected Countries This study provides an empirical review of the role of governments, the private sector, regional economic institutions and the broader international community in driving economic diversification.

Individual case studies of five African economies describe both the catalysts of and. Get this from a library. Economic diversification in Africa: a review of selected countries.

[United Nations. Office of the Special Adviser on Africa.; New Partnership for Africa's Development.; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.;]. Although applying economic theory as well as using case studies and empirical evidence from the economics literature, the book is written in a way that makes the core ideas accessible even to readers without advanced knowledge of the technical economics involved.

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Economic Diversity and Sustainable Development Economic diversification is a process of broadening the range of economic activities both in the production and distribution of goods and services. It does not necessarily entail increase in output but it enhances stabilisation of File Size: KB.

Economic diversification in and of itself may be an important policy target as it can temper the boom-and-bust cycle of resource-rich economies, which follows global commodity price cycles. The resource curse literature, however, lacks consensus on the extent to which natural resources undermine economic diversification.

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(source: Nielsen Book Data). The book presents a coherent approach to policy making for economic diversification and growth in developing countries, with special reference to African countries. CASE STUDIES IN ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION economy, but the cases primarily lay out the elements of each county’s economic diversification efforts.

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economic diversification. Fast growth in export revenues from resource extraction is invariably accompanied by exchange rate appreciation pressures, or the so-called Dutch Disease, that reduces competitiveness of other traded sectors of the economy (figure ).

Three of the four case study countries suffered from this phenomenon over the lastFile Size: KB. Three of the bottom five countries on diversification are from the Economic Community of West African States—Ghana, Burkina Faso, and Nigeria.

Ghana had the worst decline on diversification, reflecting the dramatic decline in the shares of manufactures and services in. The African Continental Free Trade Area is Africa’s renewed opportunity to steer its economic relations away from a reliance on external donors, foreign creditors and excessive commodity dependence, ushering in instead a new economic and political era focused on self-reliant cooperation, deeper integration and higher levels of intra- African.

Basically, the Nigerian government essentially must lead economic diversification drive. It is one practicable way to saddle through the current economic uncertainties and instabilities. ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION IN AFRICA A Review of Selected Countries. To be released in the 2nd quarter of A joint study by the United Nations Office of the Special Adviser on Africa and the NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative.

Preliminary versions of the foreword, executive summary and introduction Size: KB. Botswana’s Strategy for Diversification Economic diversification efforts in several countries have placed emphasis on promoting industrialization.

This is premised on the belief that industrialization provides greater potential for long term growth compared. Economic Diversification and Growth in Africa is a timely study which demonstrates how developing countries in Africa can improve their policy making strategies to diversify their economies and accelerate economic development.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this Range: £ - £ The score is the average for – The numbers after each country name show the change and direction in ranks between and See annex 1 of the full report for details on the construction of the African Transformation Index.

Source: ACET research. Economic diversification can mean different things depending on the context. The predominant way of thinking about it is what is known as economic complexity, which is the idea that countries should not be dependent upon a small number of products.

An economic diversification project supported by the Africa Development Bank was launched in Botswana last month to strengthen the small stock, tourism and horticulture industries by improving. Sierra Leoneans who are interested in serious economic analysis on this subject are also encouraged to read the book “Economic Diversification and Growth in Africa: Critical Policy Making Issues”, by Omotunde E.

Johnson. The book was published in by Palgrave Macmillan. This book presents a coherent framework for assessing economic policy making in developing countries, with special reference to those in Africa.

The chapters focus on policy making issues in three critical areas that are of major importance in the African context: capacity building for domestic resource mobilization; regional integration in Africa and intra-regional trade; and export.

Figure Export Diversification Index Between andexport diversification in Africa improved only marginally. Only Rwanda, Senegal, and Sudan. Having enjoyed over a decade of rapid economic growth, as well as reaping billions of dollars in oil earnings, Nigeria was once the exemplar of the Africa Rising narrative.

But the persistence of stark inequality, as well the collapse of global oil prices, has exposed the failure of Nigerias economy to diversify, or to translate natural wealth Author: Zainab Usman. Calls for economic diversification have gone on for decades in African countries. However, only some have matched their words with actions.

Africa’s performance on diversification has been poor because it requires a strong political will to implement, says Gaimin Nonyane, head of economic research at Ecobank, the pan-African lender.

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We need to step up efforts to diversify economic activities in order to reduce dependence on oil as the main source of output, exports, and public revenues, and to provide the high and.Basically, the Nigerian government essentially must lead economic diversification drive. It is one practicable way to saddle through the current economic uncertainties and instabilities.

What the consequences of COVID pandemic should further offer the Nigerian economic managers and policymakers, is that the one-tracked, monolithic reliance. This study provides an empirical review of the role of governments, the private sector, regional economic institutions and the broader international community in driving economic diversification.

Individual case studies of five African economies describe Pages: