Developing Economic Corridors in Africa: Rationale for the Participation of the African Development Bank

April 1, 2013

The purpose of this Brief is to provide the rationale for transforming Africa’s potential regional transport corridors into economic corridors and to discuss the role of the African Development Bank (AfDB or Bank) in this process. We refer to the Walvis Bay Corridor to illustrate the practicability of corridor transformation. Recognizing the cardinal role that regional corridors play in fostering regional integration and development, the AfDB has been supporting the development of regional transport (transit) corridors in Africa.

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Topics: ECONOMIC GROWTH CAPACITY BUILDING SOUTHERN AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY (SADC) INFRASTRUCTURE TRANSPORTATION REGIONAL INTEGRATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Regions: SOUTHERN AFRICA

Authors: GADZENI MULENGA

Publishing Institution: AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

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