UN urges new policy to tackle Africa’s industrial problems

A RECENT joint report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) has recommended a new industrial policy that would induce economic transformation for African countries to make any significant headway in poverty reduction and solving their economic problems. The report revealed that Africa now accounts for only about one per cent of global manufacturing and cannot realistically hope to reduce widespread poverty ...
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Added July 25, 2011
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