Nigeria’s renewal: Delivering inclusive growth in Africa’s largest economy

At current growth rates, Nigeria is poised to become a major economic force in the coming decades. The government’s rebasing exercise has shown that the country has clearly emerged as the largest economy in Africa. Nigeria has a huge endowment of resources, a growing consuming class, and rapidly growing trade and consumer sectors to . . . → Read More: Nigeria’s renewal: Delivering inclusive growth in Africa’s largest economy

Economic development in Africa

Africa has experienced high and continuous economic growth in the past  decade, prompting analysts to argue that the continent has reached a turning  point in its development history and is poised to play a more significant role in  the global economy in the twenty-first century. The average annual growth rate  of real output increased . . . → Read More: Economic development in Africa

Accumulation by dispossession, climate change and natural resources governance in Africa

Global economic and political initiatives, allied with national governments and other national and multi-lateral players, are driving a process of massive land alienations in the developing world. The  land  alienations  are  located  in  a  narrative  of  promoting  Foreign  Direct  Investment which will stimulate the modernization of the agricultural sector through large scale commercial farming, and . . . → Read More: Accumulation by dispossession, climate change and natural resources governance in Africa