Can Africa Fulfill Its Promise?
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The title of this concluding chapter poses the question that this book has now answered with a resounding yes. Africa is on the move as demonstrated in this work and the continent can and must fulfill its promise of better development performance to further reduce poverty, sustain good governance, and improve the livelihoods of its peoples. To be sure, several challenges remain as discussed throughout the volume and further summarized below. However, current trends and evidence indicate that there is now much greater political commitment and will to maintain the momentum of improved development performance that the continent has been experiencing in the past few years and, indeed, to scale up that performance toward long-term sustainability.
KeywordsForeign Direct Investment Good Governance Capacity Development African Government Democratic Reform
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