Though initially projected at 4.9%, growth in 2014 has been revised downwards at 4.5% because of the expected negative impacts of the Ebola virus outbreak on the tourism sector (0.2 percentage points of gross domestic product [GDP]) and of delayed rainfall on the agriculture sector (0.2 percentage points of GDP)
With Africa’s population set to double by 2050, modernising local economies will be vital to make the continent more competitive and to increase people’s living standards, according to the African Economic Outlook 2015, released at the African Development Bank Group’s 50th Annual Meetings.
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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.
14th International Economic Forum on Africa / Securing livelihoods / Emerging Senegal Plan
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.
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Analysis for Senegal from OECD trade facilitation indicators that identify areas where countries can improve border procedures, reduce trade costs, boost trade flows and reap greater benefits from international trade.
Perspectives on Global Development 2014 - Boosting productivity to meet the middle-income challenge
The 2011 African Economic Outlook was launched at the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Lisbon, Portugal on 6 June, 2011.
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Le programme apporte une contribution à l'objectif global suivant: "La participation de la population de la Casamance à la réduction des conflits et à la stabilisation des conditions économiques et sociales est renforcée".