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Cape Verde: A Development Success Story. Africa’s Response to its Development Challenges Organized by Syracuse University May 18, 2006. By Ambassador José Brito. OUTLINE. Overview: Location & Demography Capeverdean Diaspora Key Challenges Process of Democratization

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cape verde a development success story
Cape Verde: A Development Success Story
  • Africa’s Response to its Development Challenges
  • Organized by Syracuse University

May 18, 2006

By Ambassador José Brito

outline
OUTLINE
  • Overview: Location & Demography
  • Capeverdean Diaspora
  • Key Challenges
  • Process of Democratization
  • Building the Sustainability of the Economy
  • Conclusions
overview location demography
Overview:Location & Demography

Cape Verde

  • Archipelago – 10 Islands, uninhabited when discovered by Portugal in 1460 a.d.
  • Land Area – 1,557 sq.m
  • Population: 435,000
  • Religion: 90% Roman Catholic, 8% Christian Protestant, 2% others
  • Language – Portuguese & Local Creole
  • Growth 27% in 10 years
  • Main Towns: Praia, Mindelo
  • Time – GMT + 1hr.
capeverdeans in the world
Capeverdeans in the World

Estimate from Instituto das Comunidades

the process of democratization
The Process of Democratization
  • Democratic Share Values
  • Democratic Institutions
the capeverdean exception in africa
The Capeverdean Exception in Africa

CAPE VERDE,

A NATION

BEFORE A STATE

democratic institutions
Democratic Institutions
  • Political System
  • Legislative System
  • Electoral System
  • Court and Law Enforcement Systems
  • Local Institutions
  • Public Administration
  • Civil Society Organizations
  • Press
the building of democratic institutions
The Building of Democratic Institutions
  • Facing the Vulnerability and Building a Viable State
  • Managing the Political Transition
  • Consolidating the Economy and the Institutions
where do we go from here20
Where do we go from here?

Significant change and rapid transformation based on exploiting & building our competitive advantage

Sustained AID & remittances;

continued economic growth

but no transformation

Development AID

Emigrants

Remittances

Business as usual precipitating

social and economic decline

building competitive advantages
Building competitive advantages

Gateway to/from Africa

Hub passenger and Cargo

Transhipment

Location

Marine Resources

Exclusive Economic Zone

Fishing Regional Center

Sea

Sun, Sea, Mountains

Malaria Free

Renewable Energies

Climate

Free Open Economy + Good Governance and Maturing Stable Economy + Highly Literate Society

Stability/ Peace

Corruption Free

Sound Management

Market Access

ECOWAS/PALOP/ CPLP

Europe/Americas/Global Nation

Diversify & Rich Culture

Universal primary education

Fast learners

Good

Governance

Network

strategic Partners

Human

Resources

slide22
REASONS TO VISIT CAPE VERDE

CABO VERDE IS A BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY

conclusions
Conclusions
  • Poverty is not a fate
  • A self-sustaining high growth economy is possible in a resource less country
  • Good governance is a strategic resource