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I was recently in Anantarivo, Madagascar for the 11th Private Sector Forum organised by the African Union Commission and its partners, in which one of the central themes was the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
To mark Africa Industrialisation Day, four of our experts reflect on the opportunities and challenges of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) and how it can boost transformation in the continent.
Asia’s economic transformations hold crucial lessons for latecomer countries, including those in Africa. Deepak Nayyar’s latest book, Resurgent Asia, convincingly demonstrates the fundamental importance of technological development, learning and industrialisation.
Ethiopia’s remarkable record of economic growth and home-grown development path has inspired the whole continent of Africa. In reviewing the decade, a recent Financial Times article, Ethiopia seizes crown as the fastest-growing country in the 2010s acknowledges this fact.
Completing a Trilogy on Asia’s Transformation. Deepak Nayyar — economist, thinker, leading scholar — has written yet another splendid book: Resurgent Asia: Diversity in Development.
Structural transformation of African economies would best be achieved on the development of home-grown policies and strategies that spur growth of production in various sectors.
A Minister and Special Advisor to the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Dr. Arkebe Oqubay, believes encouraging more foreign direct investments into the country will impact on the local economy, as capacity of skilled locals will be enhanced.