Will Money Solve Africa’s Development Problems? Only If...
Sep 28, 2008
...it empowers citizens. Iqbal Quadir shares his views and recommendations for Africa’s development challenges as part of a conversation conducted by the John Templeton Foundation and published in The Economist and The New York Times.
by Iqbal Z. Quadir
African entrepreneurs are the key to solving Africa’s development problems. It is they who can drive their continent’s economic growth and it is they who can make their governments better. If money is invested engaging the organic and transformative potential of local entrepreneurs, Africa will flourish. If money is poured into government bureaucracies – which hold back these entrepreneurs – Africa will continue to languish. Read more at Templeton.org >>