This study provides an empirical review of the role of governments, the private sector, regional economic institutions and the broader international community in driving economic diversification. Individual case studies of five African economies describe both the catalysts of and barriers to diversification. The study is published jointly by the United Nations Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (UN-OSAA) and the NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative.
Table of contents:
List of Acronyms Executive Summary Chapter 1.Introduction to Economic Diversification -1.1. Overview -1.2. Major Determinants -1.3. Major challenges Chapter 2.Experiences in National Economic Diversification in Africa -2.1. South Africa case study -2.2. Kenya case study -2.3. Tunisia case study -2.4. Angola case study -2.5. Benin case study Chapter 3.Conclusions -3.1. Building blocks for economic diversification -3.2. Recommendations -3.3. The way forward Abbreviated Bibliography -Publications -Periodicals -Newspapers -Country-level consultations through country missions