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African governments need to integrate entrepreneurship more fully into their industrialisation strategies, according to the African Economic Outlook 2017.

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19/05/2017

Ahmedabad, India, May 22, 2017 – African governments need to integrate entrepreneurship more fully into their industrialisation strategies, according to the African Economic Outlook 2017.

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22/05/2017

The African Economic Outlook 2017 presents the continent’s current state of affairs and forecasts its situation for the coming two years.

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27/06/2017

The African Economic Outlook 2017 will be presented at Chatham House on 27 June 2017.

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12/09/2017

The manufacturing sector has traditionally been seen as an engine for development due to its high propensity for productivity gains. Worryingly, recent evidence suggests that this has not been the case in Africa.

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Unlock the potential of African entrepreneurs for accelerating Africa’s industrial transformation, says the African Economic Outlook 2017

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