Why can’t Africa tackle poverty like Asia can?

Why can’t Africa tackle poverty like Asia can? – FT, March 13, 2014
…not enough workers have moved from the fields to offices and factories. Whereas East Asian jobs have rapidly shifted from agriculture to high-productivity services and industry, such a sectoral shift is less noticeable in Africa. Indeed, in Tanzania and Uganda, jobs have moved in the other direction, from services to agriculture…

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