Industries without Smokestacks: Africa and Tourism GVCs

Industries without Smokestacks: Africa and Tourism GVCs
Listing Type: Publications

Jack Daly | Gary Gereffi

With tourism representing a very significant source of exports and foreign investment in Africa, the industry will continue to be a major economic engine moving forward. While there are opportunities, some characteristics of the global industry can impede Africa’s development if policy makers do not recognize and design strategies to alleviate many constraints for firms and other stakeholders. Chapter 4, Tourism Global Value Chains and Africa by Jack Daly and Gary Gereffi, explores the overall landscape of the tourism industry and how it influences Africa’s competitiveness.

Geography: Africa
Industry: Tourism
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