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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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22/05/2017

The launch of the African Economic Outlook 2017 will take place on Monday, 22 May 2017 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat State, India.

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18/05/2017

A cursory look at national and pan-Africa policy statements suggests that many African countries have a strong desire to industrialise. They have a point: manufacturing creates jobs, diffuses technology and makes the economy more resilient. Unfortunately, much analysis points to a reduction recently in the share of manufacturing as a percent of GDP on the continent, although significant progress is being made in selected countries.

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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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