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Economic problems of Africa

P. L. Arya

Economic problems of Africa

by P. L. Arya

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Published by Prestige Publications in Dartmouth, N.S .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Economic conditions -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementP.L. Arya.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC800 .A848 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 262 p. ;
      Number of Pages262
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL288440M
      ISBN 100929124006
      LC Control Number97192313
      OCLC/WorldCa29322449

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Aleksandrovskai︠a︡, L.I. (Li︠u︡dmila Ivanovna). Africa's economic problems. Moscow, Progress Publishers []. economic report, to be prepared for the twelfth session of the Council, a special section relating to economic conditions in Africa, using material readily available.

      Hence, the negative impacts of colonialism on the continent of Africa are very palpable in every sphere of life. Colonialism created a dual-economic system in Africa, but one was disarticulated and grossly repressive. There was the village subsistence economy which met the local needs and the modern one which met the needs of international. Labor and Mobility in African History, African Economic History, vol. 44 African Women's Access and Rights to Property in the Portuguese Empire, African Economic History, vol. 43 Ransoming Practices in Africa: Past and Present, African Economic History, vol. Back Issues. Print back issues may be purchased from the University of Wisconsin.

      The South African economy has been described by economist Ruchir Sharma in his recent book Breakout Nations as “a developed market wrapped inside an emerging market". Two decades on from the formal end of the old apartheid regime, the South African economy can lay claim to being one of the wealthiest in Africa and one with a stable functioning democracy. • the issues and problems in aid management and coordination in Africa. In addition to these issues, the paper also highlights possible policy options for the future and their relevance in addressing the challenges facing public sector management. Résumé Le secteur public des pays africains qui devait servir de fer de lance au développement.


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