These reports focus on issues such as youth entrepreneurship, youth aspirations, rural youth livelihoods and the cost of youth exclusion.
The economy expanded by 4.0% in 2016 with 4.5% predicted for 2017 after five years of sluggish growth. This growth will depend on political stability and enactment of structural reforms. To speed up industrialisation and promote inclusive growth, the government must push ahead with creating special economic zones and helping micro enterprises to flourish via a financial sector adapted to the needs of start-ups.
These ready-made tables and charts provide for snapshot of aid (Official Development Assistance) for all DAC Members as well as recipient countries and territories. Summary reports by regions (Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Oceania) and the world are also available.
A political and social crisis since 2009 meant that 2014 was a decisive year for Madagascar, with a new president elected, a fresh parliament installed and a new government sworn in, thus enabling the country to rejoin the international community.
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4-page policy note detailing the key results and recommendations from OECD Trade Policy Paper 179 on the Participation of Developing Countries in Global Value Chains.
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24-page summary paper of the OECD trade policy paper #179 on participation of developing countries in global value chains available on the OECD iLibrary.
By participating more effectively in the global production of goods and services, Africa can transform its economy and achieve a development breakthrough, according to the latest African Economic Outlook, released at the African Development Bank Group’s Annual Meetings.
The 2011 African Economic Outlook was launched at the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Lisbon, Portugal on 6 June, 2011.
The 2010 African Economic Outlook finds the continent reeling from the effects of the world’s deepest and most widespread recession in half a century. Just how hard was the region hit? What are the prospects for recovery? This edition features an in-depth study of Taxation and Aid in Africa.
The Development Centre's award-winning website keeping its finger on the economic pulse of Africa.