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dc.description.abstractThis paper has been prepared for the Food Security and Sustainable Development Division by a visiting scholar, Mr. Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka. The views expressed are those of its author and do not necessarily reflect those of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. The paper examines the issue of "re source-curse" paradox in the context of Africa's persistent underdevelopment. We examine the state of Africa's natural resources and the importance of natural capital in relation to other forms of capital - human, physical, and created capitals. We outline the constraints to competitiveness of Africa's industry and conclude with a number of propositions.en
dc.titleNatural resources and technology: competitiveness and sustainable development in Africaen
ags.descriptionNotesIncludes bibliographical references.en
ags.publisherPlaceAddis Ababa:en
ags.publisherNameUN.ECA,en
dc.coverage.spatialAFR
dc.coverage.spatialAfrica
dc.date.accessioned2011-03-31T09:33:00Z
dc.date.available2011-03-31T09:33:00Z
dc.date.issued2000-07
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10855/1187
dc.format.extent21 p. :
dc.languageeng
dc.typeWorking paper
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT::ENVIRONMENT::SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT::RESOURCES (GENERAL)::NATURAL RESOURCES
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND DEVELOPMENT FINANCE::ECONOMIC THEORY::COMPETITIVENESS
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY::DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY AND PROMOTION OF SCIENCE::TECHNOLOGY
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::RESSOURCES NATURELLES ET ENVIRONNEMENT::ENVIRONNEMENT::DEVELOPPEMENT DURABLE
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::RECURSOS NATURALES Y MEDIO AMBIENTE::MEDIO AMBIENTE::DESARROLLO SOSTENIBLE
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::RESSOURCES NATURELLES ET ENVIRONNEMENT::RESSOURCES NATURELLES::RESSOURCES NATURELLES
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::RECURSOS NATURALES Y MEDIO AMBIENTE::RECURSOS NATURALES::RECURSOS NATURALES
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::DEVELOPPEMENT ECONOMIQUE ET FINANCEMENT DU DEVELOPPEMENT::THEORIE ECONOMIQUE::COMPÉTITIVITÉ
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::DESARROLLO ECONOMICO Y FINANCIACION DEL DESARROLLO::TEORIA ECONOMICA::COMPETITIVIDAD
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::SCIENCES ET TECHNIQUES::DEVELOPPEMENT SCIENTIFIQUE ET TRANSFERT DE TECHNOLOGIE::TECHNOLOGIE
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGIA::DESARROLLO CIENTIFICO Y TRANSFERENCIA DE TECNOLOGIA::TECNOLOGIA
uneca.conference.fulltaxonomyConference Categories::Conferences on Information Development, Science and Technology
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ags.creatorPersonalOyelaran-Oyeyinka, Oyebanji
ags.creatorCorporateUnited Nations. Economic and Social Council
ags.creatorCorporateUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Africa. Food Security and Sustainable Development Division
ags.creatorConferenceMeeting of the Advisory Board on Science and Technology. (3rd : 2000: Addis Ababa).
ags.subjectThesaurusSUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
ags.subjectThesaurusNATURAL RESOURCES
ags.subjectThesaurusCOMPETITIVENESS
ags.subjectThesaurusTECHNOLOGY
ags.subjectThesaurusDEVELOPPEMENT DURABLE
ags.subjectThesaurusDESARROLLO SOSTENIBLE
ags.subjectThesaurusRESSOURCES NATURELLES
ags.subjectThesaurusRECURSOS NATURALES
ags.subjectThesaurusCOMPÉTITIVITÉ
ags.subjectThesaurusCOMPETITIVIDAD
ags.subjectThesaurusTECHNOLOGIE
ags.subjectThesaurusTECNOLOGIA
ags.subjectClassification03.02.00 Environmental policy $ management
ags.availabilityNumber338.483.11:62
ags.availabilityNumberN2855
ags.availabilityLocationECA-HQ
ags.rights.termsofusepublic
ags.JN12865
ags.creatorConferenceCategoryConférences sur le développement de l’information, de la science et de la technologie
ags.creatorConferenceCategoryConferences on Information Development, Science and Technology
uneca.language.supporteden


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