Foreign Direct Investment and Its Influence on Governance and Leadership Across Sub-Saharan Africa

January, 2012
IDA document: D-4618
FFRDC: Systems and Analyses Center
Type: Africa
Division: Intelligence Analyses Division , Global Dynamics and Intelligence Division
Mary E. Boswell See more authors
There is a great deal of excitement about the investment environment across the African continent. The period between 2000 and 2008 saw a significant inflow of foreign capital investment, more focus upon Africa as a market, and higher rates of economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa.