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dc.description.abstractThe critical and major role the industrial sector has to play in the structural transformation of the LDCs to achieve self-sustaining growth of the economy has been re-emphasized in the Substantial New Programme of Action SNPA). In view of the low share of the manufacturing sector in GOP, the objective of the SNPA in. this sector is to increase the growth of output to an overall annual rate of 9 per cent or more. As part of the objective of greater economic diversification and rapid economic growth, the SNPA recommends that the LDCs. Should undertake more appropriate programmes of industrial development, and in particular should: develop agro-based and agro-support industries and on-the-spot processing as appropriate; build up medium and light industries to meet the growing needs of their population for essential consumer goods; encourage and improve productivity in small scale and cottage industries, utilizing, where appropriate, nongovernmental organizations through the introduction of appropriate technology and the supply of credit and materials and marketing arrangements; encourage the establishment of basic industries with indigenous resources, where feasibleen
dc.titleThe extent of industrial capacity under-utilization and its impact on industrial development in Africa Least Developed Countries : issues for considerationen
ags.descriptionNotesThis study was prepared by an ECA consultant. The views expressed does not necessarily reflect those of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africaen
ags.descriptionNotesIncludes 8 annexes. Population, per capita GDP and growth rates, GDP in manufacturing of African least developed countries, 1980 - 1982, -Proportion of manufactured goods in exports and imports of African LDCs, 1970-1981, - Labour productivity in some African LDCs (modern manufacturing sector) (gross value added at 1970 constant factor cost per man-year), - Capacity utilization of industrial enterprises in Guinea, 1976-1978, - Installed capacity utilization in principal industrial activities in Burundi in 1979/1980, -Proportion of imported content of industrial inputs in Burundi, 1981, - Installed capacity utilization in parastatal manufacturing enterprises in United Republic of Tanzania, 1979 and 1980, -Main access to the sea for land-locked African LDCs.en
ags.publisherPlaceAddis Ababa :en
ags.publisherNameUN. ECA,en
dc.coverage.spatialAFR
dc.coverage.spatialAfrica
dc.date.accessioned2011-08-28T07:42:01Z
dc.date.available2011-08-28T07:42:01Z
dc.date.issued1985-03
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10855/9601
dc.format.extent18 p. :
dc.languageeng
dc.typeConference document
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::INDUSTRY::INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT SERVICES::INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::INDUSTRY::INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT SERVICES::INDUSTRIAL CAPACITY
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::INDUSTRY
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::INDUSTRIE::SERVICES D'APPUI AU DEVELOPPEMENT INDUSTRIEL::DEVELOPPEMENT INDUSTRIEL
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::INDUSTRIA::DESARROLLO INDUSTRIAL Y SERVICIOS DE APOYO::DESARROLLO INDUSTRIAL
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::INDUSTRIE::SERVICES D'APPUI AU DEVELOPPEMENT INDUSTRIEL::CAPACITE INDUSTRIELLE
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::INDUSTRIA::DESARROLLO INDUSTRIAL Y SERVICIOS DE APOYO::CAPACIDAD INDUSTRIAL
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::INDUSTRIE
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::INDUSTRIA
uneca.conference.fulltaxonomyConference Categories::Conferences of African Ministers
uneca.conference.fulltaxonomyConference Categories::Intergovernmental Committee of Experts
uneca.workflow.processedtrue
ags.creatorCorporateUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Africa
ags.creatorCorporateUnited Nations. Economic and Social Council
ags.creatorConferenceUN. ECA Conference of Ministers of African Least Developed Countries (5th : 1985 , April, 23-24 : Arusha, Tanzania)
ags.creatorConferenceUN. ECA Intergovernmental committee of experts of African least developed countries (4th : 1985, April, 11-13 : Arusha, Tanzania)
ags.subjectThesaurusINDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT
ags.subjectThesaurusINDUSTRIAL CAPACITY
ags.subjectThesaurusINDUSTRY
ags.subjectThesaurusDEVELOPPEMENT INDUSTRIEL
ags.subjectThesaurusDESARROLLO INDUSTRIAL
ags.subjectThesaurusCAPACITE INDUSTRIELLE
ags.subjectThesaurusCAPACIDAD INDUSTRIAL
ags.subjectThesaurusINDUSTRIE
ags.subjectThesaurusINDUSTRIA
ags.subjectClassification05.01.01 Industrial Policy and Development
ags.availabilityNumber50178
ags.availabilityNumber1985
ags.availabilityLocationECA-HQ
ags.rights.termsofusepublic
ags.RNE/ECA/LDCs.5/4
ags.JN50187
ags.creatorConferenceCategoryConférences des ministres africains
ags.creatorConferenceCategoryComité intergouvernemental d’experts
ags.creatorConferenceCategoryConferences of African Ministers
ags.creatorConferenceCategoryIntergovernmental Committee of Experts
uneca.language.supporteden


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