The observatory aims to provide a wide set of indicators in order to better inform the decision making process for the public and private sector.
The SCO is an innovative analytical tool which improves and complements existing methodologies and data. The aim of the observatory is to provide credible and reliable indicators grouped into two categories:
The comprehensive nature of the observatory makes it different from other databases designed to shed light on specific aspects of competitiveness (Doing business, World Economic forum, etc.).
The observatory has several objectives:
Difficulties in collecting reliable data on Africa are a challenge by themselves. For this reason, the expected benefits of this project are significant. Restricting the observatory to a single continent does not exclude the possibility of broadening it up later.
The observatory is aiming at:
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