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Book Chapter
The agro-processing industry and its potential for structural transformation of the Ghanaian economy

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Agro-processing Economic growth Value chains
Journal Article
Resource-based industrialisation in Southern Africa: Domestic policies, corporate strategies and regional dynamics

Part of Journal Special Issue Regional Growth Opportunities

Mineral industries Industrial development Value chains
Working Paper
The expansion of regional supermarket chains: Implications for local suppliers in Zambia

The last two decades have seen rapid economic growth in Zambia and the proliferation of foreign supermarket chain stores. However, this growth has translated into neither significant job creation nor significant poverty reduction...

Supermarkets Regional growth Value chains
Natural resources, structural change, and industrial development in Africa

Theme: Transformation

This project focuses on three specific areas that impact the pace of structural transformation and job creation in five emerging African natural resources economies: Ghana, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.

Natural resources Africa Extractive industries
Working Paper
The agro-processing industry and its potential for structural transformation of the Ghanaian economy

The paper explores the potential of Ghana’s agro-processing industry in contributing to the development and structural transformation of the economy...

Agro-processing Economic growth Value chains
Working Paper
Identifying growth opportunities in the Southern African Development Community through regional value chains: The case of the animal feed to poultry value chain

This paper considers findings of studies analysing the development of a regional animal feed to poultry value chain in southern Africa (Botswana, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe)...

Value chains southern Africa Poultry
Research Brief
Food production competitiveness and regional growth in southern Africa: The animal-feed-to-poultry value chain

15-20% of local demand for poultry in South Africa is met by imports Evidence from Zambia suggests that capital investments in the value chain can increase local production Increased demand due to growing urban populations poses critical challenges f...

Value chains Trade Poultry
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