Economics

Improving County Economic Performance by Establishing Efficient Investment Promotion Agencies

‘Then the priestly leaders of the Parsis were brought before the local ruler…who presented them with a vessel full of milk to signify that the lands could not accommodate any more people. The head priest responded by slipping some sugar into the milk to signify how the strangers would enrich the local community without interfering …

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Utilizing Special Economic Zones to Boost Economic Development

Since the beginning of time, communities, countries and regions have adopted trade and exchange, to access goods and services, forge strong ties and partnerships and harness value addition. The practice, in essence, has contributed to the establishment and growth of various sectors while driving the prosperity of economies globally. With the simultaneous development of trade …

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The Industrialization Space in Kenya

The Africa Industrialization Index development blueprint is a framework that was developed by the African Development Bank and other stakeholders to track the implementation and growth of manufacturing policy and sector respectively in African countries. Developed in November 2022, the findings from the index demonstrate each country’s achievement through a ranking system of its cumulative …

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Review of the Africa Industrialization Index 2022

On September 1st, 2015, the newly elected president of the African Development Bank Group, Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina delineated a new agenda for the Group, building up on the already existing 2013-2022 strategy, to further promote development and growth initiatives within the continent. He proceeded to outline five high development priorities that the Group would …

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