Gabon (Vol 12, 2015)
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See also Gabon 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2016.

Contents Volume 12, 2015.

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 th…

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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 18 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2015_COM_0027>
First published online: 2016



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