State trading organizations : the African experience
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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This statement by the former President of Tanzania, Julius Tiyerere, eloquently summarizes Africa's situation with respect to the crisis. It invites African decision makers to act in order to control the destinies of their countries. It reactivates the debate on the assessment of resources and their optimum use within a context of scarcity and. crisis. The role of the State in economic development is central to this debate. State-trading organizations are the main issue of the debate.