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Industrialisation in sub-Saharan Africa

Hero image description: Refinery in Brazaville, Congo Image credit:F.Lefèbvre Image license:Creative Commons
This project involves in-depth case studies of seven African countries: Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Nigeria, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The case study work falls into two distinct parts. First an analysis of the industrialisation process from the early 1960s to the mid-1990s, followed by discussion of the options for and possibilities of accelerated industrialisation the late 1980s and 1990s.