Three key themes for the future of investment in Africa

As recently as two years ago, a typical conversation with a multinational company wanting to invest in Africa would be peppered with questions around corruption, political stability and sustainability – all reflecting a weight of negative stereotypes that we seemed unable to shake off. These questions were not particularly difficult to address, but they . . . → Read More: Three key themes for the future of investment in Africa

Are global value chains good news for Africa’s industrialisation?

A value chain identifies the various steps that firms take to bring a product or a service from its conception to its end use by final consumers (Figure 1). At each step–design, production, marketing and distribution – value is added in some form or another.. . . → Read More: Are Global Value Chains Good News . . . → Read More: Are global value chains good news for Africa’s industrialisation?