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The tax-to-GDP ratio in Madagascar increased by 0.5 percentage points from 11.4% in 2016 to 11.9% in 2017. In comparison, the average for the 26 African countries in Revenue Statistics in Africa 2019 remained at 17.2% over the same period.
These ready-made tables and charts provide for snapshot of aid (Official Development Assistance) for all DAC Members as well as recipient countries and territories. Summary reports by regions (Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Oceania) and the world are also available.
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The report Unlocking the Potential of Youth Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries aims to contribute to the ongoing debate on the role of youth entrepreneurship in generating employment in developing countries.
These reports focus on issues such as youth entrepreneurship, youth aspirations, rural youth livelihoods and the cost of youth exclusion.
The economy expanded by 4.0% in 2016 with 4.5% predicted for 2017 after five years of sluggish growth. This growth will depend on political stability and enactment of structural reforms. To speed up industrialisation and promote inclusive growth, the government must push ahead with creating special economic zones and helping micro enterprises to flourish via a financial sector adapted to the needs of start-ups.
A political and social crisis since 2009 meant that 2014 was a decisive year for Madagascar, with a new president elected, a fresh parliament installed and a new government sworn in, thus enabling the country to rejoin the international community.
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4-page policy note detailing the key results and recommendations from OECD Trade Policy Paper 179 on the Participation of Developing Countries in Global Value Chains.
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24-page summary paper of the OECD trade policy paper #179 on participation of developing countries in global value chains available on the OECD iLibrary.
By participating more effectively in the global production of goods and services, Africa can transform its economy and achieve a development breakthrough, according to the latest African Economic Outlook, released at the African Development Bank Group’s Annual Meetings.
The 2011 African Economic Outlook was launched at the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Lisbon, Portugal on 6 June, 2011.