The Myth of de-industrialization in sub-Saharan Africa

Industrialization in Africa

The vast majority of experts agrees that a vibrant manufacturing sector can be a source of sustained productivity and growth.

There is even evidence that a healthy manufacturing sector can help to bridge the gap in income levels between rich and poor countries. But the historical importance of manufacturing in economic growth has led some observers to be sceptical about the sustainability of Africa’s recent and rapid ‘boom’.

Read more: The Myth of de-industrialisation in sub-Saharan Africa. – Policy – This is Africa.

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