Entrepreneurship development in Africa an overview

Entrepreneurship development in Africa an overview Purpose This paper aims to provide an over view of the different key factors that are influencing and influenced by the entrepreneurship environment in Africa.Designmethodologyapproach The paper represents the outcome of many comprehensive research programmes undertaken in different countries in Africa and other parts of the world adopting various research methods and approaches.Findings The most profound and encouraging change in African economies over the past decade has been the rapid advancement towards integration into the global economy. Many of the countries have undertaken significant economic reforms improving macroeconomic management, instigating conducive private investment climate, liberalizing markets and widening the space for entrepreneurship to drive strong and inclusive growth. However understanding the nature of problems, challenges and opportunities in Africa is a very difficult task for many people outside its territories.Originalityvalue Despite the regional coverage of the various issues relating to entrepreneurship development on Africa, it is not possible to have contributions from few countries in the region such as Chad, Somalia, etc., due to the current situation is these countries. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development Emerald Publishing

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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2042-5961
DOI
10.1108/WJEMSD-06-2013-0033
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Purpose This paper aims to provide an over view of the different key factors that are influencing and influenced by the entrepreneurship environment in Africa.Designmethodologyapproach The paper represents the outcome of many comprehensive research programmes undertaken in different countries in Africa and other parts of the world adopting various research methods and approaches.Findings The most profound and encouraging change in African economies over the past decade has been the rapid advancement towards integration into the global economy. Many of the countries have undertaken significant economic reforms improving macroeconomic management, instigating conducive private investment climate, liberalizing markets and widening the space for entrepreneurship to drive strong and inclusive growth. However understanding the nature of problems, challenges and opportunities in Africa is a very difficult task for many people outside its territories.Originalityvalue Despite the regional coverage of the various issues relating to entrepreneurship development on Africa, it is not possible to have contributions from few countries in the region such as Chad, Somalia, etc., due to the current situation is these countries.

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World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable DevelopmentEmerald Publishing

Published: Jul 12, 2013

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