Science, technology and innovation has gained greater prominence in African policymaking in recent years, but many current approaches fall short in addressing transformation. Two new frameworks may offer an improved way forward.
Countries under the G20 Compact With Africa (CWA) initiative agreed here on Wednesday to use a reformed public sector as an incentive for attracting both domestic and Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs).
This paper provides an overview of important sources of comparative advantage and expertise that policy-makers can leverage, and some key areas to focus on to drive a transformational change in the role of origin processors in cocoa processing sector.
There are several challenges and areas of opportunity that are particularly salient in the African context, and which to a large extent dictate the priorities to be addressed in any policy agenda for driving transformational change in the coffee sector....