[DEBATE] : Re: DEBATE : 'Africa catching up'
bstefan at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 11:10:08 GMT 2007
Well, the report is about aggregate growth, not distribution thereof.
But with growth there is something that can be distributed, should the
political will be there... Moreover, the interesting part of the story
is that it is not only the resource exporters that have seen improved
growth (that the countries enjoying an unprecedented basic resources
boom are growing is hardly news).
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> From: "Mandi Smallhorne" <mandiwrite at icon.co.za>
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> Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 09:56:27 +0200
> Subject: Re: [DEBATE] : 'Africa catching up'
> Oo-er, it sounds like something infectious: "...said the report which was
> released near Johannesburg."
> Off the top of my head, I don't recall any info indicating that this growth
> has 'trickled down'; what is happening to poverty indicators across Africa
> in recent years, anybody got facts at hand?
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