Tanzanian case study - for newsletter (July 08)
The 2008 African Economic Outlook focuses on Technical Skills Development. It also presents a comprehensive analysis of the economic, social and political developments on the continent.
Business for Development 2008: Promoting Commercial Agriculture in Africa offers a fresh look at African agriculture and seeks ways for it to become a profitable business.
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Tanzania case study - Business for Development 2008
Agriculture provides employment to more than 60 per cent of the active labour force in Africa. Yet, aid to the sector has declined, as has Africa’s share in world agricultural imports. So, who is supporting Africa’s agricultural business?
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The OECD Development Centre/AfDB/AFD experts’ meeting on Technical Skills Development in Africa brought together 52 experts, representatives of government and the private sector, both from Africa, OECD countries , as well as representatives of multilateral organisations.
The 9th International Forum on African Perspectives, co-organized by the OECD Development Centre and the African Development Bank, will gather high-level personalities from government, the private sector and civil society to discuss issues of importance to Africa’s economic and social developmen
The 11th International Forum on African Perspectives, co-organized by the OECD Development Centre and the African Development Bank, will gather high-level personalities from government, the private sector and civil society to discuss issues of importance to Africa’s economic and social developme
In his speech given at the OECD forum 2007, Mr. Gurría emphasised that access to reliable and safe water is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity. The OECD is working to develop policy ideas and identify best practices to assist countries meet their water needs.
The 31 countries examined in this sixth edition of the African Economic Outlook account for some 86 per cent of Africa’s population and 91 per cent of itseconomic output.