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Afro 3433: General Survey of Development in Africa

"TadeIn this course Professor Tade Okediji will survey the major problems that confront African countries in their quest for economic development from a global perspective. Professor Tade will focus on socio-economic and macroeconomic issues that have contributed to Africa's high levels of poverty and inequality. In his discussions he will analyze issues such as persistent corruption, agricultural sustainability, health, and the role of multinational organization in proposing development strategies for various countries by examining a few case studies. The course will conclude by examining the prospects of development and growth in Africa in the 21st Century.