Prospects of Regional Economic Co-operation in West Africa

  title={Prospects of Regional Economic Co-operation in West Africa},
  author={A. Adedeji},
  journal={Journal of Modern African Studies},
  • A. Adedeji
  • Published 1970
  • Economics
  • Journal of Modern African Studies
  • The need for regional economic integration in Africa was appreciated by most African leaders soon after their countries had become independent sovereign states early in the 1960s. Although they did not always make enough distinction between economic integration and political unity (indeed some, particularly the leaders of the so-called Casablanca group of countries, held the doctrinaire view that political unity and the formation of a United States of Africa must precede economic integration… CONTINUE READING
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