Africa has potential to emerge as a global economic power: UN report

Listen /

Mr. Maged Abdelaziz, the Special Adviser on Africa

Africa can emerge as a global economic power by using its natural resources to promote industrialization, according to this year's United Nations report on the continent.

The report, entitled "Making Most of Africa's Commodities: Industrialization for Growth, Jobs and Economic Transformation", was launched at UN headquarters in New York on Tuesday.

It has been co-authored by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the African Union.

Gerry Adams reports.

Duration: 3’59″

Filed under Today's Features.
UN Radio Daily News Programme
UN Radio Daily News Programme
Updated at 1800 GMT, Monday to Friday
Loading the player ...

CONNECT

 

March 2015
M T W T F S S
« Feb    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031