Diamond Core drilling at Katdoornkuil, Western Cape, South Africa. Photo credit: Media Club.

Africa’s mineral economies breaking their dependence on mining

The dependence of many African economies on a few mineral commodities exposes them to a number of risks, including economic instability, conflict and damaging environmental effects.

In this new policy note from the Nordic Africa Institute, economists George Adu and John Bosco Dramani, give advice on how to break the mineral dependence and promote economic diversification.

Africa’s mineral economies breaking their dependence on mining – Policy Note No 6:2018
Download the full-text version from the OCHA Reliefweb or read it online as an e-booklet.

 

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