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Options for Income-Enhancing Diversification in Burkina Faso

By Vandana Chandra and Israel Osorio Rodarte


One of the objectives of this CEM was to identify the most promising products and conduct competitiveness diagnostic. The products list is summarized in Table 1 below. Competitiveness, in this report, is seen as a combination of productivity and costs, and the second section of the CEM presents industry chapters that systematically benchmarks Burkina’s competitiveness performance against its main competitors. Sectoral chapters also explore reforms achieved and their impact on productivity, list remaining bottlenecks and opportunities and discuss possible emulation from other countries.

Topics: O55 - Africa, O25 - Industrial Policy, O33 - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes, O12 - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
Year: 2009
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