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Multi-dimensional Review of Côte d'Ivoire

Volume 3. From Analysis to Action

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Published on June 24, 2016

Also available in: French

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The Multi-dimensional Review of Côte d'Ivoire aims to support the crafting of a development strategy for Côte d'Ivoire to reach emergence, the status of emergent economy, in 2020. The report recommends that Ivorian authorities focus on diversifying Côte d'Ivoire’s economy towards a more industrialised and modern structure, while supporting the economy’s competitiveness. To achieve this goal, Côte d'Ivoire needs to improve and develop its infrastructure network in the entire territory, encourage private sector investment in particular in SMEs, and improve education levels. A tax system that generates less distortion and more revenue to finance the growing needs of the country will also be required. This report details recommendations for each thematic area aimed at removing obstacles to emergence.

The successful implementation of these reforms will require a more efficient public administration to promote the priority projects, stimulate more changes and ensure the operationalisation of actions. This report also provides a dashboard that tracks progress and provides the basis for the evaluation of changes leading to emergence in 2020.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword
Executive summary
Opportunities and challenges for emergence
Continuing structural transformation of the economy
Expand infrastructure to support emergence
Giving business and individuals access to funding
Investing in the workforce through quality education and appropriate skills
Tax policies to create a dynamic private sector and efficient government
Public governance and ways to implement it
Action plan
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Côte d’Ivoire working to become an emergent economy by 2020, with the help of the OECD’s Multi-dimensional Country Review (Also available in French)

Further Reading

Multi-dimensional Review of Côte d'Ivoire - Volume. 1 and Volume. 2 (in French)

For more information

Please visit : www.oecd.org/development/mdcr