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How to reach economic development in the sub-Sahara?

Economic development is the goal that all African nations should strive to reach in this 21st century. It is obvious that without economic development there cannot be poverty alleviation. It is only through the application of sound economic policies that African nations especially in the sub-Sahara will overcome the threatening issue of poverty. Economic development specialists agree on four priorities that should be highlighted. What are they?

1-Develop agriculture
The industrialization success depends on the standard of living of the rural areas population. Agriculture development is vital not only because it is the sole mean to provide food to the population, but it is also the way to reduce significantly unemployment and curb the drift from the land. It also helps diminish significantly the dependence on the western and Asian countries. For instance if rice is to be grown extensively (there is enough land and a favorable condition), it will help diminish significantly the import of …