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Investing in Africa’s forests

March 17, 2022

Africa’s forests have played second fiddle compared to other rainforest regions when it comes to global conservation efforts and investment. Is this changing? 

Opportunities abound in African agriculture

Cropping up: Opportunities abound in African agriculture

June 3, 2013

Africa’s agricultural sector may still be underdeveloped, but it is growing as investors increasingly seek to exploit local and regional sources of demand and develop the continent’s processing capacity. A greater provision of banking services is also helping.

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BEAC governor: Cemac countries must work together to thrive

January 2, 2013

The central bank governor of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa says that the advantages of the CFA franc’s peg to the euro greatly outweigh the disadvantages, but he believes deeper integration among its six members is needed for them to realise their potential in the long term.


Gabon president looks to a diversified future

November 1, 2011

Gabon’s president, Ali Bongo Ondimba, tells The Banker that his reforms will help his country overcome its reliance on oil. But this is no easy task, with the country's growth set to slow this year and its economy hampered by bureaucracy and a lack of good infrastructure. Barbara Njau reports.

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