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Regional integration in West Africa

Regional integration in West Africa

proceedings of the International Conference organized by IDRC in Dakar, Senegal, 11-15 January 1993

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Published by International Development Research Centre in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West
    • Subjects:
    • Africa, West -- Economic integration -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Momar-Coumba Diop and Réal Lavergne.
      ContributionsDiop, Momar Coumba., Lavergne, Réal P., International Development Research Centre (Canada), International Conference on West African Integration (1993 : Dakar, Senegal)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC1000 .R43 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 59 p. ;
      Number of Pages59
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1232864M
      ISBN 100889367124
      LC Control Number94235203

      Various chapters in this book have therefore sought to identify and proffer solutions to related challenges confronting the workings of the RECs in different sub-regions of the African continent. The discourses range from security to the stock exchange, identity integration, development framework, labour movement and cross-border relations. (ECOWAS), focusing in particular on what drives and hampers this regional organisation in preventing and resolving conflicts in West Africa, and in promoting a regional approach to agriculture and food security. The report is part of a broader study that includes the African Union and four other Regional Economic Communities in Size: 1MB.

      Regional integration and cooperation in West Africa: a multidimensional perspective. [Réal P Lavergne; International Development Research Centre (Canada);] -- This book examines the failure of regional integration and cooperation to date in West Africa and explores some of the options for the revitalization of such initiatives. This book explores the processes of migration and integration within the West African sub-region and unearths subsisting promises and failures of the ECOWAS' intent of transmuting the sub-region into a single socio-economic (and political) entity.

      Wallace emphasizes that the experience of West European economic integration during the cold war years will do little to reconcile global and regional integration in the post-cold war world; the. Description: This book presents a number of key studies pertaining to the most pressing challenges of economic regional integration in West Africa. The issues of monetary coordination, foreign exchange volatility, taxation, savings and macroeconomic convergence are investigated from a .


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