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What Drives the Global Land Rush?

What Drives the Global Land Rush? »

Source: What Drives the Global Land Rush?

Volume/Issue: 2011/251

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Harris Selod , Klaus Deininger , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463923334

Keywords: Land Acquisition, Large-Scale Agriculture, Foreign Investments Agro-Ecological Potential, Land Availability, Land Governance, Property Rights, forest, investors, forest land, forest area

This paper studies the determinants of foreign land acquisition for large-scale agriculture. To do so, gravity models are estimated using data on bilateral investment relationships, together with newly constructed...

Perspectives économiques régionales, Oct 13
			: Afrique subsaharienne Maintenir le rythme

Perspectives économiques régionales, Oct 13 : Afrique subsaharienne Maintenir le rythme »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484369470.086

ISBN: 9781484369470

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, debt, private capital, portfolio flows, balance of payments, structural reforms, exchange rate pegs, foreign exchange

The October 2013 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa provides a comprehensive report on the prospects for growth in the region, as well as the major risks to the outlook. Generally, growth is expected to...

2. Drivers of Growth in Nonresource-Rich Sub-Saharan African Countries

2. Drivers of Growth in Nonresource-Rich Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

Africa’s growth takeoff since the mid-1990s is more than a commodity story. Several countries have achieved sustained high growth rates without that growth being driven by the exploitation of natural resourc...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

Unless otherwise noted, data and projections presented in this Regional Economic Outlook are IMF staff estimates as of October 8, 2013, consistent with the projections underlying the October 2013 World Econo...

1. Keeping the Pace

1. Keeping the Pace »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

Softening and increasingly volatile global economic conditions are expected to have only a moderate downward impact on sub-Saharan Africa this year and next. Growth is projected to remain robust at about 5 p...

7 Government-Donor Partnerships: Mozambique as a Model of Donor Coordination

7 Government-Donor Partnerships: Mozambique as a Model of Donor Coordination »

Source: Post-Stabilization Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa : Lessons from Mozambique

Series: Books

Author(s): Shanaka Peiris , and Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589066779

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, budget support, real exchange rate

Mozambique’s model of donor coordination has considerably improved aid effectiveness, holding lessons for sub-Saharan Africa. In 2006, the Mozambican government formulated its second poverty reduction strate...

6 Macroeconomic Management of Scaled-up Foreign Aid

6 Macroeconomic Management of Scaled-up Foreign Aid »

Source: Post-Stabilization Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa : Lessons from Mozambique

Series: Books

Author(s): Shanaka Peiris , and Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589066779

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, budget support, real exchange rate

The Commission for Africa (2005) and the United Nations (UN) Millennium Project have identified a need for donors to scale up aid flows to well-governed low-income countries, including Mozambique, to enable...

ANNEX 3 Country Desk Reviews: Methodology and Summary Findings

ANNEX 3 Country Desk Reviews: Methodology and Summary Findings »

Source: The IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066359

Keywords: expenditures, debt, expenditure, current account, public expenditure

This annex presents evidence gathered during desk review work on 14 SSA countries with PRGF-supported programs. It also outlines the methodology used by the evaluation team to collect and analyze the informa...

Chapter 2 Country Policies and Programs

Chapter 2 Country Policies and Programs »

Source: The IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066359

Keywords: expenditures, debt, expenditure, current account, public expenditure

This chapter reports on the evaluation’s findings about aid-related issues in the design of PRGF-supported programs. It covers (1) the links between aid and current account and fiscal adjustment in PRGFs; (2...

Staff Response to the Independent Evaluation Office Report on the IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa

Staff Response to the Independent Evaluation Office Report on the IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: The IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066359

Keywords: expenditures, debt, expenditure, current account, public expenditure

The IEO report underscores the challenges and complexities of the Fund’s work related to both the availability of aid for countries in Africa and its effective use. The report conta...