World Bank : Should Africa Export Natural Resources ?
World Bank Chief Economist for Africa, Shanta Devarajan, says the problem with natural resources is not that Africa exports them, but that many African governments have not used the revenues from these resources productively. Political Economist Patrick Bond disagrees. He says resource extraction has not been beneficial to Africa.
What do you think? Share your views and be part of this debate here: http://blogs.worldbank.org/africacan/patrick-v-shanta-round-2?cid=EXTAFR1