Africa Development Governance

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Africa Development Governance

Commodity resources may be the shortcut for some developing countries in the chase for economic wealth. However, what happens if a country does not manage its resources well or when such commodities are exhausted or no longer derive an attractive price or if the country does not have the benefit of such resources in the first place? This report from the IMF and African country of Mali.

How a country manages public finances and runs a smooth financial systems is about a lot more than just collecting taxes - it's about governing in an efficient and legitimate way. In the west African country of Mali, the IMF's technical assistance is helping the country's economic development .


Olivier Benon
Technical Assistance coordinator, West Africa, FMI

Lassine Bouaré
Ministre of Finance

Ouali Diawara
President, Finance Committee, National Assembly, Mali

Fatoumata Sangho
President, Association for African Development


Language: French

Year of Production: 2012

Length: 5 mins.

Country: Mali


  • Muhamed Sacirbey (UNTV-IMF)


  • Susan Sacirbey (UNTV-IMF)