Economic growth in Chad stood at 7.2% in 2014, according to estimates, and could reach 9% in 2015 due to the start of production at new oil fields. However, the current adverse conditions in the international oil market could squeeze oil revenue, which would mainly affect the non-oil sector due to falling public investment and shrinking domestic demand.
With Africa’s population set to double by 2050, modernising local economies will be vital to make the continent more competitive and to increase people’s living standards, according to the African Economic Outlook 2015, released at the African Development Bank Group’s 50th Annual Meetings.
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4-page policy note detailing the key results and recommendations from OECD Trade Policy Paper 179 on the Participation of Developing Countries in Global Value Chains.
These ready-made tables and charts provide for snapshot of aid (Official Development Assistance) for all DAC Members as well as recipient countries and territories. Summary reports by regions (Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Oceania) and the world are also available.
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In Chad, official records document only about 350 000 nomads remaining, out of a total population of 13 million in 2013. In Mauritania, nomads accounted for approximately two-thirds of the population at the time of independence in 1960, one-third in 1977, and less than 6% in 2000. In Mali, the figures amounted to 6% at independence in 1960 (310 000 individuals) and 1% as of the last census in 2009.
By participating more effectively in the global production of goods and services, Africa can transform its economy and achieve a development breakthrough, according to the latest African Economic Outlook, released at the African Development Bank Group’s Annual Meetings.
The charts show for each of the following countries and territories, and for the years 2009-2011: net ODA receipts, top ten donors of gross ODA, population and GNI per capita and bilateral ODA by sector.
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SWAC Newsletter; October 2011 - February 2012, presenting work conducted by the Sahel and West Africa CLub Secretariat.
A new Trans-Saharan co-operation is needed, viewpoint by Laurent Bossard, Sahel and West Africa Club Secretariat, septembre 2011.
The 2011 Monitoring Report synthesises main findings and recommendations from across 13 countries, providing evidence from the ground of what works and what doesn't.