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Special Economic Zones in Fragile Situations – a useful policy tool?

Published on December 10, 2015

Africa has witnessed impressive growth rates over the past decade. The continent has also become the world’s fastest-growing region for foreign direct investment (FDI). While global FDI fell by 16 per cent in 2014, foreign investment to Africa remained stable at US $54 billion. Maintaining the continent-wide level of investment is all the more remarkable, as North Africa experienced a 15 per cent decline that was offset by Sub-Saharan Africa, notably thanks to significant FDI increases in Central and East Africa. Read more. Source | African Development Bank