Promoting cross-border initiatives: lessons, perspectives and challenges
Since the beginning of the 1990s, there has been a revival of interest in economic integration in sub-Saharan Africa. In July 1990, the first Maastricht Conference on Africa, which led to the creation of the Global Coalition ...
Africa in the global trading system
Africa's development experience over the last four decades following independence has been disappointing. Statistics show that most countries in Africa were better off three decades ago when compared to their current ...
Dynamic competitiveness of the textile and clothing industry in Africa
The purpose of this study dynamic competitiveness is defined as the growth rate of a static competitive index (SCI) (see below) of countries over time. The dynamic competitiveness criterion is that for African textile and ...
The dynamic impact of external debt accumulation on private investment and growth in Africa
The paper attempts, using recent empirical literature, to characterize the dynamic effects of external debt on private investment rates and growth performance. It shows that once the critical threshold of external debt ...
Export diversification in Africa in the context of the Post-Uruguay Round
This study has been undertaken in order to provide some preliminary results on the impact of the post-Uruguay Round environment on African economies, and more specifically on their efforts to diversify their exports as ...
Trade and investment policy in Africa
The studies have focused on empirically assessing the various theories linking trade with endogenous growth. An essential element of these models is the idea that knowledge will diffuse across borders making it possible ...
Saving mobilization in Africa : processes, institutions and cultural factors
This document focuses on the saving mobilization in Africa: processes, institutions and cultural factors and the objects of this paper is to review the theoretical aspects of saving both at a macro economic and micro ...
Trade and competition policy in the framework of African countries
The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the ongoing debate on competition policy and law, with particular focus on African economies.
Public-private sector partnership in trade and investment promotion in Africa
This paper focuses on the public-private sector partnership in trade and investment promotion in Africa.