Having been under colonial rule for the first half of the century, by 1965 all but a handful of African countries had regained their independence and were poised to take off into an era of development. However, Africa now suffers from the most acute form of underdevelopment anywhere in the world. Bringing together a broad selection of case studies covering a wide range of key issues, this volume provides a multidisciplinary exploration of Africa's development opportunities and challenges into the twenty-first century.In 1987, as much as US$36.218 m was generated by processed wood exports that could defray part of the principal of US$ 1 02.099 ... (since interest rates and principal amounts were tied to the depreciating values of the cedi to the US dollar ).
|Title||:||Africa's Development in the Twenty-first Century|
|Author||:||Kwadwo Konadu-Agyemang, Martin Kwamina Panford|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2006|