The Challenges of Economic and Institutional Reforms in Africa

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Ashgate, Jan 1, 2002 - 372 pages
Written by a seasoned African scholar and experienced policy-maker, this key work contains a refreshing, rigorous and multidisciplinary analysis of strategies for poverty alleviation, sustainable development and peaceful coexistence. Unlike other studies of poverty reduction efforts in the continent, this volume emphasizes the importance of institutions, as well as sound public policies to sustainable economic growth in Africa. The book highlights the significance of institutional reforms as part of an effective poverty alleviation programme and also identifies key challenges facing Africa such as HIV/AIDS and improving competitiveness. It provides practical policy proposals to deal with the various challenges.

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Macroeconomic Strategies
The War Against Poverty in Africa

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