Gabon (Vol 12, 2015)
(2,601 words)

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The on-going collapse in world commodity prices hit the economy hard. Without high oil, timber and manganese prices to fund President Bongo’s ambitious ‘Gabon Emergent’ development plans, his regime was forced to slash public spending mid-year, reshuffle the cabinet and manage an increasingly disgruntled civil society before the all-important 2016 preside…

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Yates, Douglas, “Gabon (Vol 12, 2015)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 21 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2015_COM_0027>
First published online: 2016



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