chapter  11
Development and Economic Growth in Africa to the Year 2000: Alternative Projections and Policies
WithAdebayo Adedeji
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Throughout the decade of the 1970s, Africa was engaged in a continuous effort to reevaluate and redesign its development strategies in view of the unsatisfactory economic performance of most of its states since independence. 1 This reexamination was intensified as special sessions of the United Nations General Assembly and other forums debated the need for a new international economic order (NIEO), and it is reflected’ in the Economic Commission for Africa’s Revised Framework of Principles for the Implementation of the New International Economic Order in Africa (see also Appendix A).