Development banks in Sub-Saharan Africa: Some historical lessons for a re-foundation?

At the time of independence in Sub-Saharan Africa, one of the beliefs widely shared by the leaders of the newly independent States and by bilateral and international donors (now called Technical and Financial Partners or TFPs) who were thinking about their economic destiny was the need for state-owned development banks. The aim was to achieve, as soon as possible, the objectives of economic growth and construction of modern national economic systems.

Derreumaux P. (2020) "Development banks in sub-Saharan Africa: Some historical lessons for a re-foundation?" FERDI Policy brief B211, October

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