Why Africa is Poor: And what Africans can do about it by Greg Mills

Why Africa is Poor: And what Africans can do about it

byGreg Mills

Kobo ebook | October 1, 2012

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Economic growth does not demand a secret formula. Good development examples now abound in East Asia and further afield in others parts of Asia, and in Central America. But why then has Africa failed to realise its potential in half a century of independence? Why Africa is Poor demonstrates that Africa is poor not because the world has denied the continent the market and financial means to compete: far from it. It has not been because of aid per se. Nor is African poverty solely a consequence of poor infrastructure or trade access, or because the necessary development and technical expertise is unavailable internationally. Why then has the continent lagged behind other developing areas when its people work hard and the continent is blessed with abundant natural resources? Stomping across the continent and the developing world in search of the answer, Greg Mills controversially shows that the main reason why Africa's people are poor is because their leaders have made this choice.
Title:Why Africa is Poor: And what Africans can do about itFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 1, 2012Publisher:Penguin Random House South AfricaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:014352903X

ISBN - 13:9780143529033

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