Investment policy

NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative

 

The NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative:

  • strengthens the capacity of African countries to design and implement reforms that improve their business climate
     
  • raises the profile of Africa as an investment destination while facilitating regional cooperation and highlighting the African perspective in international dialogue on investment policies 

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Conferences

UN-OSAA, OECD and NEPAD partnership

Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, NEPAD Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General

 


OECD Investment Policy Reviews

The Initiative works with African countries to strengthen their business climate by undertaking comprehensive reviews of investment policy with a view to enacting policy reforms which attract more and better investment.  

Botswana (Forthcoming)

Mauritius 2014

Mozambique 2013

Nigeria (Forthcoming)

Tanzania 2013

Tunisia 2012

Zambia 2012 

Policies for investment in Africa's agriculture

Many African countries are attractive destinations for agricultural investment. The Initiative supports efforts by African governments to strengthen their capacities to design policies that will enhance the development returns of more and better investment in the sector.

In this context, Burkina Faso undertook a sector review of their agricultural policies based on the Policy Framework for Investment in Agriculture. This review was designed to assist the government in developing an integrated policy framework to benefit from investment in agriculture.
  


West Africa - promoting responsible investment in agriculture

In partnership with the Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC), the Initiative is developing a policy framework for assessing West African countries’ policies to promote responsible business conduct along agricultural supply chains.

 


Policies for investment in Africa's infrastructure

Aid for Investment in Infrastructure

This project focuses on how development aid can catalyse investment. A report released in May 2012 analyses how aid can leverage private investment in Africa’s infrastructure sectors. This report was developed in partnership with the Development Assistance Committee.

Addressing policy impediments to private investment in African infrastructure

As a first step to publishing a policy paper that will propose actionable reforms for African governments to help increase private investment in infrastructure, the OECD and the AfDB are organising a seminar to investigate how changes made in key policy areas can help generate more and better private investment in the sector. The seminar will be held on 15 July 2014, in Paris, France.

 


Investment policy in Southern Africa

The unlocking investment potential in Southern Africa project supports Southern African governments to identify and implement concrete policy reforms that strengthen the investment climate. In addition to facilitating comprehensive Investment Policy Reviews, led by the countries themselves, over 2012-2015, the Initiative is developing an Investment Policy Framework for specific application in the region.
  


Economic diversification in Africa: A review of selected countries

Joint UN-OECD-NEPAD publication

This study recommends further diversification of African economies to reduce reliance on natural resource revenues and encourage sustainable growth in other strategic sectors such as agriculture, tourism and telecommunications. It presents case studies of 5 African countries - Angola, Benin, Kenya, South Africa and Tunisia.


UN-OECD-NEPAD policy briefs on Africa

This series of policy briefs provide an overview of key economic and development issues affecting Africa today. It is produced by the United Nations Office of the Special Advisor on Africa (OSAA) and the NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative for African policymakers and their development partners. 

 

 

 

Countries list

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  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
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  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
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  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China (People’s Republic of)
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
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  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
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  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
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  • Guinea-Bissau
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