Thesis (Ph.D)-University of Birmingham, Dept of Political Science and International Relations.
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Regional Economic Integration in West Africa (Advances in African Economic, Social and Political Development): Business Development Books @ 5/5(1). The book also examines new business concepts and regional integration initiatives meant to enhance West Africa’s private sector and analyzes the role of finance in promoting development of private firms and the extent to which corruption impedes economic growth. Lagos — Members of the organised private sector have been challenged to come up with proposals on how they could contribute to the success of the ECOWAS integration process. In view of the greater emphasis on regional economic integration processes in the international as well as the European context, coupled with the renewed commitments among West African countries to further promote and develop UEMOA and ECOWAS, the question arises as to the substance and possible future of the regional ambitions of West Africa.
vi This overall political economy reality can be illustrated by the role of ECOWAS in core policy processes such as peace and security or food security. Though primarily a regional body focusing on economic integration, ECOWAS was forced to step into the peace and security realm in order to address wars and Size: 1MB. ECA-WA An assessment of progress towards regional integration in the ECOWAS. what Africa buys from the area (7%), including 1% for North Africa and 6% for the rest of the Africa involving regional economic communities of Central, East and Southern Africa. Economic Integration for Africa’s Development AFRICA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN (–) in Africa, by sector/industry of the seller and by investing WAEMU West African Economic and Monetary Union WAMZ West African Monetary Zone WEF World Economic ForumFile Size: KB. Economic Integration & Private Sector Development private sector-led intra-African Trade and sustainable utilization of natural resources created. By all accounts, Africa’s economic growth and performance this past decade has been exceptionally strong, even in the midst of widespread global economic crisis and recession.
This book presents a number of key studies pertaining to the most pressing challenges of economic regional integration in West Africa. The issues of monetary coordination, foreign exchange volatility, taxation, savings and macroeconomic convergence are investigated from a . Provides the rationale for deeper economic cooperation and integration in general, and in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in particular, by discussing the benefits in terms of productivity gains, growth enhancement, and job creation and assessing the achievements in, opportunities for, and challenges of deeper regional economic cooperation and integration within the region and between. This book examines key determinants of private sector development in West Africa, putting special emphasis on government’s cardinal role in fostering and supporting entrepreneurship. Favorable macroeconomic conditions are identified and it is shown that adequate policies that contribute to economic. The role of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) in the Nigerian economy, represented by the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) and Nigerian Employers Consultative Association (NECA) to the formation of the Economic Community of West African States .