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Investment Policy Reviews present an overview of investment trends and policies and provide detailed policy recommendations to attract greater and better investment across key sectors. As of 2014, seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa have been reviewed: Nigeria, Mauritius, Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania, Botswana, and Burkina Faso.
The Economic Surveys, published biennially for each OECD Member and Key Partner economy, analyse major economic challenges and propose reform priorities drawing on international good practices.
The Skills Beyond School Review of South Africa evaluates the progress in addressing the challenges in the country’s vocational education and training system.
The recent special edition OECD Observer issue on Africa featuring articles from OECD economists, African ministers, personalities and the Secretary General.
The OECD produces regional reviews which monitor and analyse key socio-economic developments and trends in the region. Recent publications include:
The African Economic Outlook is an essential reference for monitoring the economic, social and political developments of the continent. It currently covers 54 African economies and includes a rich statistical annex.
The Atlas of the Sahara-Sahel: Geography, Economics and Security explores the crossborder nature of current crises and analyses the evolution of social networks and trafficking in the region.
Infrastructure development is critical for Africa’s economic growth and poverty reduction. Yet there is a significant funding gap to fulfil the continent’s infrastructure needs, which cannot be met by current official sources of funding alone. This report presents an overview of promoting private investment for Africa’s infrastructure.
African countries feature in some of the OECD’s other key publications and projects, including:
The report Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development explains why green growth is vital and outlines a twin-track agenda for national and international action to help achieve green growth in developing countries, including in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Project engages African countries in order to find coherent global solutions to global tax issues and to address the impact of tax evasion on developing economies.