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Training-Infrastructure-Finance (TIF) Strategy for Industrial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

This paper attempts to propose a strategy to support industrial development in Sub-Saharan Africa. In particular, it offers the following three closely related components in the development strategy: sequential support, which starts with the training of entrepreneurs followed by infrastructure investment and financial support (TIF); linkage with foreign direct investment (FDI); and continued investment in human capital.

This is a report of the research group on Strategic Support for Industrial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Members of the research group:
Keijiro Otsuka, Professor at Kobe University
Fumiharu Mieno, Professor at Kyoto University
Tetsushi Sonobe, Professor at National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Takashi Kurosaki, Professor at Hitotsubashi University
Go Shimada, Visiting Scholar of JICA Research Institute and Associate Professor at the University of Shizuoka
Naohiro Kitano, Director of JICA Research Institute
Ken Odajima, Executive Senior Research Fellow of JICA Research Institute
Suguru Miyazaki, Senior Representative, JICA China Office

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