In recent times there have been several new reports focusing on growth and development prospects for the African continent. Contained within them is plenty of useful background analysis and comment for students and teachers who spend time looking at developments and issues affecting Africa as part of their economics studies. Follow the links below for more details:

IMF Finance and Development Blog

Africa’s New Engine - Calestous Juma, Professor of the Practice of International Development and Director of the Science, Technology and Globalization Project at Harvard Kennedy School

McKinsey Global Institute

Lions on the move: The progress and potential of African economies

African Development Bank

What Will Africa Be Like in 2060?

October 2011: IMF Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank Resources on Africa and individual countries - click here

 

 

 

 

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