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This guide brings data, information and knowledge sources on Industrial policy in Africa together in one unique finding tool. The links to third party websites do not imply endorsement by the UNECA.
A glimpse of ERA 2014
Dynamic Industrial Policy for Africa
Innovative Institutions, Effective Processes and Flexible Mechanisms
The Annual Economic Report on
The report builds on the previous year’s report, which made the case for commodity-based industrialization. It calls on the continent to refocus its economic development strategies on industrialization, particularly on the means for formulating and implementing effective industrial policy.
The report further emphasizes that African governments should not repeat the errors of the past, rather a more holistic alternative would build strong and inclusive institutions for industrial policy and ensure that they interact regularly and harmoniously. The report is based on commissioned studies of industrial policy frameworks in 11 African countries.
The ERA 2014 sets out a framework for getting the policy process right with a view to fostering industrialization.
Industrialising Emerging Africa with Dr. Carlos Lopes
Africa's economic future will be determined by how it designs and implements policies that promote industrialization and economic transformation.
ECA Publications on Industrialization in Africa
Click here to link to ECA Resources on Industrial Policy and Industrialisation
Books on Industrial Policy @ the ECA Library
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Resources on Industrial Policy from ASKIA
Click here for Access to Scientific and Socio-economic Information in Africa (ASKIA) in order to locate diverse resources on Industrial Policy in Africa