This work assesses the effects of the structural adjustment programmes in Africa. It concludes that little development has actually occurred, with a general contraction in per capita economic growth. There has also been a deterioration in the position of the worst-off economic groups, especially women. Other findings of the study include: population increases at levels ahead of growth, which have increased pressures on resources, from land and water to state-provided services and human labour; increased vulnerability to recession, famine and disease; and the claim by some critics that the programmes themselves have contributed to the growing crisis.
Part One structural adjustment in Africa - a survey of the experience: development problems and adjustment in sub-Saharan Africa; adjustment, aid relations and governance; the effects of structural adjustment on key aspect sof development in Sub-Saharan Africa; beyond structural adjustment - national capacity and international support. Part Two Country studies: Burkino Faso; Ghana; Tanzania; Uganda; Zimbabwe.
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