Africa beyond adjustment / Nguyuru H.I. Lipumba

Author(s): Lipumba, Nguyuru Haruna Ibrahim
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Subjects: Structural adjustment (Economic policy)--Africa
Sustainable development--Africa
Africa--Economic conditions--1960-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, DC : Overseas Development Council, c1994
Series: Policy essay no. 15
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: ix, 102 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword
Executive Summary 1
Pt. I. Introduction 7
Africa's Economic Crisis and the Role of the World Bank 8
Pt. II. A Critique of the World Bank Report 15
A Review of Adjustment in Africa: Reforms, Results, and the Road Ahead 16
Strengths of the World Bank Report 25
Shortcomings of the World Bank Report 30
Pt. III. Sequencing of Structural Adjustment Reforms 53
Structural Adjustment Programs 54
The Appropriate Sequencing of Reforms 55
The Inappropriate Sequencing of Structural Adjustment Reforms 61
The Role of the World Bank and the IMF 62
Conclusions 65
Pt. IV. Africa Beyond Adjustment 67
A Long-Term Development Strategy for Africa 68
An Agricultural Development Strategy 69
Industrialization Strategy and Trade Policy 75
Investing in Human Capital 79
Promotion of the Private Sector 81
The Role of the State 84
Conclusion 90
About the Author 98
About the ODC 99
Board of Directors 100
Program Associates Group 101
Notes: LCCN: 94036132
ISBN: 1565170164 (recycled paper) :$9.95
Includes bibliographical references (p. 92-97)
OCLC Number: 31172842
ISBN/ISSN: 1565170164