Investment Opportunities of Africa

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Africa has unexploited reserves of platinum, diamond, chromite, cobalt, phosphate, manganese, gold ,  bauxite and others . The mineral reserves   in Africa are estimated at about $2.6 trillion. Gold reserves alone are estimated in excess of $1.3 trillion. The continent is estimated to hold more than 30% of the world’s mineral resources.

Energy

The continent is a home of a number of  energy resources but most of them remain exploited . Vast oil reserves have been discovered in a number of African countries. Africa’s energy resources include geothermal resources, hydroelectricity resources, energy from wind and ocean current and solar resources.

Biological resources

Africa has a range of climatic conditions which  create a wide diversity of  habitats for  various   species of flora and fauna. The continent is therefore exceedingly well endowed with diverse biological resources including vegetation cover , vast insect life , diverse wild animal life , cultivated crops ,  vast insect life, and  and domestic animals

Botanical Resources

The botanical resources include forests which provide energy and timber and  are important for the economic development of Africa.  The forests include many species of trees many of which are of medicinal value.

Fresh Water

Africa continent has about 9% of the share of the world’s fresh water resources. The   fresh
water   resources have not been exploited to l support fresh water economic related  activities.

Population of Africa

Africa has a population of over 1 billion people which creates a potential  demand for goods and    services produced in Africa .

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