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Speech given on the occasion of the Belgian EU / WEU Presidency High-Level Conference on EU-Africa: Partnership for Development and Security.
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The global economic crisis has made it painfully clear that Africa is over-dependent upon external financial flows. Public resource mobilisation, namely taxation, is a precondition to Africa achieving greater economic independence.
The 2010 African Economic Outlook finds the continent reeling from the effects of the world’s deepest and most widespread recession in half a century. Just how hard was the region hit? What are the prospects for recovery? This edition features an in-depth study of Taxation and Aid in Africa.
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AEO 2010 Multilingual summary English
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The 2010 African Economic Outlook finds the continent reeling from the effects of the world's deepest and most widespread recession in half a century.
The 2010 African Economic Outlook was launched at the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire on May 24.
Laura Recuero Virto, an economist at the OECD Development Centre, says the Bharti Airtel - MTN deal should bring down prices for African consumers.
The Development Centre's award-winning website keeping its finger on the economic pulse of Africa.
In the context of its ongoing work on new trade and development partners in Africa, the Development Centre hosted a presentation and debate of Asia/Africa expert Deborah Brautigam’s new book The Dragon’s Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa.
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China in Africa: Separating myth from reality