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

Moving Cameroon towards ‘investment grade’ Food Security.

Yaoundé, Cameroon — When protests and riots linked to the rising costs of imported foods broke out across Cameroon in 2008, international commentators were cautiously optimistic about the government’s short-term policy response. The rapid implementation of fuel subsidies and tax reductions on basic commodities in this net food importing country helped many . . . → Read More: Moving Cameroon towards ‘investment grade’ Food Security.

No Credit Due: The World Bank and IMF in Africa

The Institute for Global Dialogue is an independent South African non-government organisation that provides policy analysis on the changing global environment and its impact on South Africa for the benefit of government and civil society.

This paper seeks to explain the policy-based lending progamme of the World Bank (WB), and the significance of its . . . → Read More: No Credit Due: The World Bank and IMF in Africa

Improving the Odds of Achieving the MDGs – Global Monitoring Report 2011

Two-thirds of developing countries are on track or close to meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), according to the World Bank and IMF’s latest update on progress toward the 2015 targets.

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IMF Report on Reasons for Food Price Volatility

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