Lessons in the pursuit of industrial development by African governments

Over the next few days, I shall engage with 49 future policy leaders from across the world to deliberate on some of the world’s biggest issues. My personal agenda is to understand how policies can help developing countries especially those in Africa to build industries and create jobs for its young and growing population!

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Indeed, it appears industrialisation is back on the agenda of many African governments. In this article for theĀ International Growth Centre, I did some reflection on Africa’s previous attempts at industrialisation and the lessons that can be learnt to ensure that Africa is more successful this time.

Please read and let me know your thoughts!

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