African Economic Transformation (Bachelor's Degree Africa)

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African Economic Transformation (Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business, e-learning, first semester)


Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

Subject - “ African Economic Transformation” (5 ECTS) - Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business (first semester)

African Economic Transformation

The objectives of the subject “African Economic Transformation” are...

  1. To know the “African Green Growth Initiative” of the African Union, based on a sustainable and inclusive economic model for Africa
  2. To understand the fundamental importance of the “African Mining Vision” designed with the objective that the huge African mineral resources would be one of the key pillars of the African Economic Transformation
  3. To analyse the “African industrial sector”, identifying their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats in the global/regional market, as well the strategy for the implementation of the Action Plan for Accelerated Industrial Development of Africa (PIDA)
  4. To analyse the role of investments in the African Economic Transformation

Syllabus of the Program - African Green Growth Initiative

  1. Introduction to the African Green Growth Initiative
  2. Green growth in Africa
  3. Role of the African countries in the Green growth
  4. Need for a sustainable infrastructure
  5. Physical, economic, and social elasticity
  6. Proficient and sustainable administration of natural resources
  7. Role of the African Development Bank

Syllabus of the Program - African Mining Vision (AMV)

  1. Introduction to the African Mining Vision (African Union)
  2. Improvement of the African natural resources
  3. Commodities Trade
  4. Need for the African mining vision
  5. Quality and level of the potential resources
  6. Key factors for realising the African Mining Vision
  7. Incomplete development of the African resources
  8. Capacity to negotiate contracts
  9. Infrastructures Improvement. The African Development Corridors
  10. Reduction of wholly state-owned mining projects
  11. African Minerals Development Centre
  12. Minerals and Africa's Development
  13. Africa Review Report on Mining

Syllabus of the Program - African Industrial Sector

  1. Introduction to the African industrial sector
  2. New opportunities for African manufactures
  3. Division of industry of the African Union (UA)
  4. African Industrial Policy
  5. Industrial sector and African structural transformation
  6. Industrial policy frameworks
  7. Public and private sector
  8. Strategy for the execution of the Action Plan for Accelerated Industrial Development of Africa
  9. Case Study:
    1. Kenya: The National Industrial Policy and the 2030 vision
    2. Mauritius: The transformation of a country based on mono-crop into a middle-income economy
    3. Industrialisation of Nigeria and Tunisia
    4. Rwandese Economic growth
    5. Industrial Policy of South Africa

Syllabus of the Program - Role of  in the African Transformation:

  1. Investments, economic transformation and development in Africa
  2. Investment trends in Africa
  3. Composition of the investments
  4. Reduction of the public investments
  5. Investment Factors in Africa
  6. Credit Access in Africa. Finance cost
  7. Low domestic savings
  8. Risk and uncertainty
  9. Inequality and aggregate demand
  10. Policy and investment environment

The subjects of the first semester of the Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

African Institutions (Bachelor's Degree Africa, L1-1)

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  1. ECTS = European Transfer and Accumulation System
  2. CECT = Credit of Capitalisable and Transferable Evaluation (CAMES)

Samples: African Economic Transformation (Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business, e-learning, first semester)

African Industrial Sector

African Green Growth Initiative

African Mining Vision

Language of the subject “African Economic Transformation” of the Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business (first semester): English or Spanish Licenciatura África French Licence Afrique Portuguese Bachelor's Degree Africa



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